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Veterinary Medical Informatics Laboratory

Veterinary Medical Informatics at Virginia Tech is an interdisciplinary academic, research and service program within the Office of Research and Graduate Studies of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

Terminology Services

We develop terminologies for veterinary organizations by:

  • subsetting standardized terminologies
  • aligning local terminologies with standardized terminologies

Informatics Research

  • We study conceptual and structural features of the medical information unique to animals.
  • We assist in analysis and development of medical information models, databases and systems.
  • We study and create biomedical ontologies to enhance interoperability and usability of electronic information.


  • We provide post-graduate training opportunities for veterinarians.
  • We develop educational programs for veterinary organizations.

Contact Us

General Inquiries
For inquiries about the VMRCVM Informatics Laboratory services:

Veterinary Medical Informatics Laboratory (VMIL)
1880 Pratt Dr, Suite 1129 (0493)
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Phone: 540-231-4427
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Graduate Program, SNOMED, and VADS Inquiries
For inquiries about the Informatics Graduate Program, SNOMED, and VADS, please contact:

Dr. Jeff Wilcke
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