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Clinical Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Members
The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences welcomes the following faculty members to the University and Fort Collins community and wish you the best of luck in your academic, clinical, and research endeavors.
Dr. Katharine Lunn
Dr. Lunn is originally from England, and graduated from the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1985 with a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery. She then came to the United States and attended the University of Wisconsin – Madison where she received her Master of Science in Veterinary Science, a PhD in neuroscience, and also completed a residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine. Dr. Lunn then worked for the university as supervisor of the Critical Care Unit and as a clinical instructor, until joining the Wisconsin Veterinary Referral Center in 2001.
Dr. Lunn is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her clinical interests are in small animal internal medicine and include endocrinology, infectious disease, and gastro-intestinal diseases. Her research interests include infectious diseases of companion animals.
Dr. Palmer received his Bachelor of Science degree and his DVM (1984) from Kansas State University. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in physiology from the University of Georgia in 1989, where he also completed a residency in Small Animal Surgery. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and an Affiliate with the Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program. He also is certified in Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO).
His clinical interests include stifle surgery, fracture management, patellar luxation in large breeds, and arthroscopy. His research interests include validation of measurement of femoral alignment, corrective femoral osteotomy, mechanical testing of osteosyntheses, and locking plate/screw technology.
Dr. Palmer is married and has two children. Outside of his veterinary work, he enjoys cycling, running, snowboarding, writing and woodworking. He also is an active community volunteer.
Dr. Douglas Thamm
Dr. Thamm received his bachelor’s degree and VMD (1995) from the University of Pennsylvania. He completed a residency in medical oncology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison in 1999. Dr. Thamm then worked at the university as a clinical instructor and was a clinical research fellow. He is a Diplomate with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (oncology subspecialty).
His clinical interests include novel biological therapeutics for cancer. Dr. Thamm’s research interests include tyrosine kinase signaling in animal cancer cells, and validation of biomarkers for novel therapeutics. When not involved with veterinary work, Dr. Thamm enjoys music, mountain biking, and hiking.