Texas A&M Clinical Pathology Section Announces New Leadership

The clinical pathology section at Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) in College Station will be under new leadership. Susan Fielder, MS, DVM, DACVP, steps in as section head, and Sarah Eide, MLS (ASCP), takes on the role of assistant section head.

The clinical pathology section supports disease diagnosis by conducting cytology, hematology and chemistry testing as well as other diagnostic assays.

As section head, Fielder is responsible for the correct interpretation of tests and supervision of the more than a half-dozen staff. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor of science and a master of science, both in zoology. Her doctorate of veterinary medicine was completed at Oklahoma State University. She completed a small animal internship at Kansas State University and a three year clinical pathology residency at Oklahoma State University. Fielder began working at TVMDL in 2008.

“I am honored and excited to take on additional responsibilities at TVMDL,” said Fielder. “The clinical pathology section has always offered excellent service to our clients and we will continue to do so.”

An experienced clinical pathologist, Fielder is a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. In addition, Fielder is a member of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP) and the Brazos Valley Veterinary Medical Association.

With TVMDL since 2011, Eide most recently served as clinical pathology department supervisor. Her attention to detail ensures test results are produced efficiently and accurately. Eide graduated from the University of Cincinnati in Ohio with a bachelor of science in clinical laboratory technology. Eide is a certified medical laboratory scientist through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

“I am looking forward to giving my best to TVMDL in terms of service and productivity,” Eide said. “I feel that I am ready to take on new responsibilities and more challenging projects. I am confident that my contributions to TVMDL will continue to benefit the clinical pathology department and the organization as a whole.”

For more information on the diagnostic services offered at the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory visit tvmdl.tamu.edu.

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