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Saundra   Sample DVM, DACVP

Assistant Professor, Clinical Pathology


Courses Taught/Teaching:

BS Biochemistry, Denison University Semester 1, VMS 5111: Microscopic Anatomy and Embryology
DVM University of Illinois Semester 4, VPA 5448: Clinical Pathology
(Internship) VCA Animal Referral and Emergency Center Semester 7, VMS 5783: Introducation to Clinics
(Residency in Clinical Pathology) University of Wisconsin


Dr. Peter MacWilliams Excellence in Teaching Award, awarded to a pathology resident who has made outstanding contributions to teaching.

Publication Highlights

Sample SH, Webb JL, Shui K, Behr, M. What is your diagnosis? Granules galore! Vet Clin Pathol. doi: 10.1111/vcp.12208.

Pinkos AC, Friedrichs KR, Monaghan K, Sample SH, Trepanier L. Cold agglutinin disease in a dog with Mycoplasma cynos pneumonia. Vet Clin Pathol. In press.

Liebl EC, Forsthoefel DJ, Fanco LS, Sample SH, Hess JE, Cowger JA, Chandler MP, Shupert AM, Seeger MA. Dosage-sensitive, reciprocal genetic interactions between the Abl tyrosine kinase and the putative GEF trio reveal trio’s role in axon pathfinding. Neuron. 2000;26(1):107-118.


Sample SH, Friedrichs KR, Young K, Dryseff J, Bell C. The Thwarted T-Cells: The Itchy Cat Who Couldn’t Catch a Break. American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology Annual Meeting. Seattle, WA. December 2012.

Sample SH, Webb JL. Systemic Mycobacteriosis in a Cat. Midwest Veterinary Pathology Association Annual Meeting. Peoria, IL. August 2013.

Teaching Interests: Clinical pathology field include laboratory quality control, cytopathology, and hematology.

Research Interests: Infectious disease within the local green veret monkey population.