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DBSP Faculty

Kurt Zimmerman

Kurt Zimmerman, DVM, PhD, Diplomate, ACVP: Clinical and Anatomic Pathology

Associate Professor
Pathology/Informatics
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
 
e-mail: kzimmerm@vt.edu
Capsule Biography (PDF)


Education

2003 Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Medical Science/Medical Informatics
Virginia Tech University
2001 Veterinary Clinical Pathology Residency
Virginia Tech University
1984 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Purdue University

Board Certification

2008 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (anatomic pathology)
2001 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists (clinical pathology)

Research Interests

  • Medical expert systems
  • Medical knowledge representation
  • Knowledge discovery and machine learning algorithms
  • Medical decision making
  • Diagnostic pathology

Professional Experience

2010-present Associate Professor of Pathology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
2004-2010 Assistant Professor of Pathology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
2002-2004 Informatics Research Fellow
National Library of Medicine
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
1998-2002 General Teaching Assistant
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
Blacksburg, VA
1985-1987 Owner/Clinical Veterinarian, Mixed AAHA Practice
Willowrun Veterinary Hospital
Smithfield, NC
1984 Associate/Clinical Veterinarian, Equine Practice
Maple Crest Equine Clinic
Westfield, IN

Professional Memberships

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American College of Veterinary Pathology
  • American Medical Informatics Association
  • American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • Veterinary Medical Licenses: IN, OH, KY, VA, WA, NC