DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Lappin, an ACVIM Diplomate (Small Animal Internal Medicine), holds a Ph.D. in parasitology and is the Kenneth W. Smith Professor at Colorado State University and director of the Center for Companion Animal Studies. His research focuses on infectious diseases of dogs and cats with emphasis on vector borne diseases, respiratory diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, molecular diagnostic assays, and prevention of infectious diseases. He oversees the shelter medicine program and is the One Health Committee chair for the World Small Animal Veterinary Association.
Dr. Behrend was one of Dr. Lappin’s residents, and she taught him everything he knows.