Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

Kevin Lahmers, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP

Clinical Associate Professor
Anatomic Pathology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

Education

  • 1998 – 2005
    PhD
    Combined veterinary anatomic pathology residency and PhD program
    Washington State University
  • 1994 – 1998
    DVM
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    The Ohio State University
  • 1990 – 1994
    BS, Animal Science, Summa cum laude
    The Ohio State University

Professional Experience

  • 2013 – Present
    Clinical Associate Professor, Anatomic Pathology
    Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
    VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
  • 2008 – 2013
    Assistant Professor
    Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Washington State University
    Pullman, WA
  • 2007 – 2013
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Microbiology and Pathology
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Washington State University
    Pullman, WA
  • 2005 – 2007
    Assistant Research Professor
    Department of Microbiology and Pathology
    College of Veterinary Medicine
    Washington State University
    Pullman, WA
  • 1998 – 2005
    Resident in Anatomic Pathology
    Pullman, WA

Honors & Awards

  • 2008
    Faculty Excellence Award
    Washington State University
  • 2007
    Board Certification in Anatomic Pathology
    The American College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • 1999
    Teaching Assistant Excellence Award
    Graduate and Professional Student Association
    Washington State University
  • 1999
    Kevin and ‘Buns’ Sheehy Award for Teaching Excellence

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Mucosal Immunology
  • American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
  • American Association of Veterinary Immunologists
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • American Association of Immunologists
  • American Society of Microbiology
  • Phi Zeta

Publications

  1. Boland KG, Hayles AN, Miller CH, Brown WC, Lahmers KK. Regional immune response to immunization with Escherichia coli O157:H7-Derived intimin in cattle. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology (Accepted)
  2. Allen AJ, Stabel JR, Robbe-Austerman S, Park KT, Palmer MV, Barrington GM, Lahmers KK, Hamilton MJ, Davis WC. Depletion of CD4 T lymphocytes at the time of infection with M. avium subsp. paratuberculosis does not accelerate disease progression. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. Epub. Jul 27, 2012.
  3. Lawrence PK, Rokbi B, Arnaud-Barbe N, Sutten EL, Norimine J, Lahmers KK, Brown WC. CD4 T cell antigens from Staphylococcus aureus Newman strain identified following immunization with heat-killed bacteria. Clinical Vaccine Immunology. 19(4):477-89. 2012.
  4. O'Brien RL, Chain JL, Aydintug MK, Bohrer-Kunter D, Huang Y, Hardy IR, Cambier JC, Lahmers K, Nuhsbaum T, Davidson R, Sun D, Born WK. γδ TCR+ T cells, but not B cells, promote autoimmune keratitis in B10 mice lacking γδ T cells. Investigative Ophthalmologyand Visual Science. 53(1):301-8, 2012.
  5. Shringi S, García A, Lahmers KK, Potter KA, Muthupalani S, Swennes AG, Hovde CJ, Call DR, Fox JG, Besser TE. Differential Virulence of Clinical and Bovine-Biased Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 Genotypes in Piglet and Dutch Belted Rabbit Models. Infection and Immunity. 80(1):369-80, 2012.
  6. Spall, B, Chen AV, Tucker RL, Lahmers KK, Righter DJ, Hayles J. Imaging diagnosis- metastatic adrenal pheochromocytoma in a dog. Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound. 52(3):1-4, 2011.
  7. Allen AJ, Park KT, Barrington GM, Lahmers KK, Abdellrazeq GS, Rihan HM, Sreevatsan S, Davies C, Hamilton MJ, Davis WC. Experimental infection of a bovine model with human isolates of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 141:258-266, 2011.
  8. Pineyro P, Zhou X, Orfe LH, Friel PJ, Lahmers K, Call DR. Development of two animal models to study the function of Vibrio parahaemolyticus type III secretion systems. Infection and Immunity. 78:4551-4559, 2010.
  9. Spencer ES, Minch J, Lahmers KK, Haldorson GJ, Mealey KL. Canine ABCB4: Tissue expression and cDNA structure. Research in Veterinary Science. 89:65-71, 2010.
  10. O’Brien RL, Taylor MA, Hartley J, Nuhsbaum T, Dugan S, Lahmers K, Aydintug MK, Wands J, Roark CL, Born WK. Protective role of γδ T cells in spontaneous ocular inflammation. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 50:3266-3274, 2009.