Our Trainees

Recent Achievements

Joanna Copio Receives ACLAM Foundation Grant

Joanna Copio Receives ACLAM Foundation Grant

Joanna Copio, 1st year resident, has received funding from ACLAM Foundation for her residency research project entitled "Assessing local anesthesia in Octopus bimaculoides to provide analgesia during a regenerative surgical procedure." Joanna is the first U of C...

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Welcome Incoming Resident Bryanna Leazer

Welcome Incoming Resident Bryanna Leazer

Bryanna completed a BS in Organismal Biology at Auburn University and is currently finishing her DVM at North Carolina State University. She has had a passion for laboratory animal medicine since she discovered it while working with laboratory piglets at age 19....

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Current Residents

Rebecca Turcios, DVM

Rebecca Turcios, DVM


3rd year Resident

Faazal Rehman, VMD

Faazal Rehman, VMD


2nd year Resident

Joanna Copio, DVM

Joanna Copio, DVM

Trainee Publications

Past Residents

Darya Mailhiot, DVM, DACLAM
Clinical Veterinarian, Animal Resources Center
Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery
The University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Nicole Pach, MS, DVM, DACLAM
Clinical Veterinarian, Center for Comparative Medicine
Assistant Research Professor, Department of Pathology
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

Cara Mitchell, DVM
Assistant Director, Clinical Veterinarian
Center for Animal Resources and Education
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Jenna Schoenberger, VMD, DACLAM
Clinical Veterinarian, Division of Veterinary Resources
Office of Research Services
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda, MD

Bridget Clancy, DVM
Clinical Veterinarian, Division of Comparative Medicine
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO