PCOP GROUP 2017

Oncology Faculty and Staff

To contact the oncology service, please call the Small Animal Hospital at 765-494-1107.

Medical Oncology Faculty

Dr. Deborah W. Knapp

Deborah W. Knapp, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology)

Director, Purdue Comparative Oncology Program
Dolores L. McCall Professor of Comparative Oncology

1988 - MS | Purdue University
1983 - DVM | Auburn University
1990 - Board Certified | ACVIM (Oncology)

Scholarly Publications:
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine

Dr. Michael O. Childress

Michael O. Childress, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology)

Associate Professor, Comparative Oncology

2009 - MS | Purdue University
2004 - DVM | The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine
2010 - Board Certified | ACVIM (Oncology)

Scholarly Publications:
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine

Dr. Christopher Fulkerson

Christopher M. Fulkerson, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medical Oncology

2014 - MS | Purdue University
2010 - DVM | Purdue University
2015 - Board Certified | ACVIM (Oncology)

Scholarly Publications:
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine

Cancer Epidemiologist

Dr. Audrey Ruple

Audrey Ruple, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVPM

Assistant Professor of One Health Epidemiology

2016 - MRCVS | Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
2014 - PhD | Colorado State University
2013 - Board Certified | ACVPM
2011 - MS | Colorado State University
2008 - DVM | Colorado State University
2002 - BS | Colorado State University

Neurology Faculty

Dr. R. Timothy Bentley

R. Timothy Bentley, BVSc, Diplomate ACVIM (Neurology)

Associate Professor of Neurology/Neurosurgery
2005 - MRCVS | Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
2005 - BVSc (Dist) | Liverpool University
2009 - Board Certified | ACVIM (Neurology)

Scholarly Publications:
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine

Radiation Oncology Faculty

Dr. Jean Poulson

Jeannie Poulson, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVR (RO)

Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology
2001 - PhD | Colorado State University
1992 - DVM | Colorado State University
2004 - Board Certified | American College of Veterinary Radiology (Radiation Oncology)

Scholarly Publications:
PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine

Medical Oncology Residents

Luis Lembcke, MV, PhD

Luis Lembcke, MV, PhD

2014 - PhD (University of Tennessee)
2009 - MV (Scientific University of the South, Peru)

Marejka H. Shaevitz, MS, DVM

Marejka H. Shaevitz, MS, DVM

2020 - MS (Purdue University)
2017 - Internship (University of Illinois)
2016 - DVM (Oregon State University)
2010 - MS (University of Utah)

Bushra Zaidi, MA, DVM

Bushra Zaidi, MA, DVM

2015 - DVM (Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine)
2009 - MA (Columbia University)

Radiation Oncology Residents

Theodore Chang, DVM

Theodore Chang, DVM

2017 - DVM (Michigan State University)

Darren (Dah-Renn) Fu, BVM, PhD

Darren (Dah-Renn) Fu, BVM, PhD

2020 - MS (Purdue University)
2015 - PhD (Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan)
2006 - MVM (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan)
2005 - BVM (National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan)

Oncology Technicians

Lindsey Fourez

Lindsey M. Fourez, BS, RVT

Oncology Research Technician

BS | Purdue University

RVT | Purdue University

Sarah Lahrman

Sarah A. Lahrman, RVT

Oncology Technician

RVT | Purdue University

Jeri Tullius

Jeri A. Tullius, RVT

Oncology Technician

RVT | Purdue University

Radiation Oncology Staff

Caroline Bolyard, RTT

Caroline Bolyard, RTT

Radiation Therapist

Kayla Orr, RVT

Kayla Orr, RVT

Radiation Therapy Technician

Laboratory Research Personnel (Knapp Lab)

Deepika Dhawan, PhD

Deepika Dhawan, PhD

Research Scientist

1988 - BS (Delhi University, Delhi, India)
1990 - MS (Delhi University, Delhi, India)
1995 - PhD (Delhi University, Delhi, India)

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