Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology Faculty

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

Associate Professor
Pathology/Informatics
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology

Education

  • 2003
    PhD
    Veterinary Medical Science/Medical Informatics
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
  • 2001
    Veterinary Clinical Pathology Residency
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
  • 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 College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2004 – 2010
    Assistant Professor of Pathology
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 2002 – 2004
    Informatics Research Fellow
    National Library of Medicine
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    Blacksburg, VA
  • 1998 – 2002
    General Teaching Assistant
    Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
    Virginia Tech
    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