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Patricia N. Coan, DVM, PhD, DACLAM


Clinical Associate Professor, Comparative Medicine
Director, Office of Laboratory Animal Care
Attending Veterinarian
Office of Laboratory Animal Care
The University of Tennessee
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
339 Ellington Plant Science
Knoxville, TN 37996-4564
Phone: (865) 974-5634
FAX: (865) 974-5649

Education

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, PhD, Pathology, 1992
  • Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, DVM, 1986
  • Auburn University, BS, 1983

Professional Experience

  • Dec 2006 - present
    Director, Office of Laboratory Animal Care, University of Tennessee
  • Dec 2006 - present
    Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Tennessee
  • July 2002 - Nov 2006
    Director, Department of Vivarial Science and Research, Tulane University
  • July 2002 - Nov 2006
    Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology
    Tulane University Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine
  • July 1992 - July 2002
    Associate Director, Animal Resources Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Oct 1993 - July 2002
    Assistant Professor, Department of Genomics and Pathobiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Apr 2000 - July 2002
    Attending Veterinarian, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • July 1992 - Oct 1993
    Instructor, Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Aug 1993 - Dec 1995
    Attending Veterinarian, Baptist Medical Center, 701 Princeton Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama 35211
  • May 1987 - Jun 1992
    Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Comparative Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • Mar 1986 - May 1987
    Associate Veterinarian, Riverview Animal Clinic, Highway 280 South, Birmingham, Alabama
  • 1981 - 1983
    Research Assistant, Dr. W.L. Current, Department of Zoology, Auburn University

Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, 1995

Professional Societies

  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, ACLAM/ASLAP Program Committee 01-04, ACLAM Exam Resources Committee, 2008-2011. Exam Committee 2012-2015
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Association for Laboratory Animal Science, Alternate Trustee, District 4, 95-98, 99-01
  • Southeastern Branch of AALAS, Chairman Legislation Committee - 94,97,98,99, Board of Directors, 1995-97. Assistant Program Chairman - 2001, Program Chairman - 2002
  • Louisiana Branch of AALAS, 2002-2006
  • Appalachian Branch of AALAS, 2007-present, Program Chairman - 2008, 2009. Awards Committee, 2008-present. President-Elect, 2011, President 2012.
  • American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners, ASLAP Liaison University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine, 2007-present. ASLAP Continuing Education Seminar Committee, 2007-08

Publications