Eva Sartin, D.V.M., Ph.D., of Auburn is a named a 2010 Distinguished Alumni by the Oklahoma State University (OSU) Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Dr. Sartin, a 1979 OSU graduate, will be honored Oct. 1 during the veterinary center’s Fall Veterinary Conference in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Dr. Sartin is a Professor of Pathobiology at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Pathobiologists. She directs the histopathology laboratory and participates in the diagnostic pathology service. She also trains residents and teaches in the veterinary curriculum. Using video-recorded gross pathology rounds, she developed a gross pathology web page which is used for weekly teleconference sessions with pathology classes at St. George's University School of Veterinary Medicine in Grenada, West Indies.
From 2004 to 2007, Dr. Sartin served as editor-in-chief for Veterinary Pathology and as an associate editor and a member of the editorial board in years prior. In recent years, Dr. Sartin's research efforts have predominantly involved collaborative clinicopathologic studies in areas ranging from wound healing and reproductive pathology studies to mammary cancer in dogs and case studies of various conditions. Her principal areas of research interest include the use of immunohistochemistry as a diagnostic tool in cancer diagnosis.
“We pride ourselves in graduating competent, confident, practice-ready veterinarians,” says Dr. Michael Lorenz, dean of the OSU Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. “Our distinguished alumni recipients continue to bring accolades to our veterinary program through their work and contributions to veterinary medicine.”