Sharon Dial, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Research Scientist

Instructional Focus

Foundation Self Defense (Co-course director) Musculoskeletal Vital Circuitry

Office Hours

Office hours by appointment.

Academic/Professional Bio

Dr. Dial received her DVM from Colorado State University in 1982. She began her career practicing in a small rural community before returning to CSU for a residency in clinical pathology, a PhD in pathology studying the treatment of ethylene glycol toxicity in dogs and cats, and a post-doctoral study of bone marrow transplantation for mucopolysaccharidosis VI in cats. Dr. Dial has been a diagnostic pathologist for the last 25 years and has enjoyed working with veterinarians across the nation in the diagnosis of disease with a particular interest in oncologic pathology and infectious disease.

Educational Background

  • Instructor in Clinical Pathology Louisiana State University, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
  • Assistant Professor, Dept of Pathology Southwest Veterinary Diagnostics
  • Staff Pathologist Animal Diagnostic Laboratory
  • Laboratory Director ANTECH Diagnostics
  • Staff Pathologist University of Arizona
  • Research Scientist, Laboratory Director, Arizona Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Pathology, Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Current Memberships

  • American College of Veterinary Pathology
  • American Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • European Society of Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • Southern Arizona Veterinary Medical Association

Student Club Involvement

  • Student Chapter of American College of Veterinary Pathology