Theresa G. Taylor, DVM, MPH, MRCVS, DACVP

Prior to achieving her DVM at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Terry Taylor obtained a Master in Public Health from Boston University and was a microbiologist and epidemiologist at several hospitals in the Boston medical complex.  She was a staff veterinarian at a small animal practice before completing residency training in anatomic pathology at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital.  She served as staff pathologist at Angell Memorial Animal Hospital, assistant professor of pathology at Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, contract pathologist at Primedica Corporation in Worcester, MA,  and senior anatomic pathologist at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.  She was a consultant diagnostic pathologist at Marshfield Laboratories, Marshfield WI, IDEXX Laboratories, Florida Vet Path, the University of Minnesota School of Veterinary Medicine and Heska Corporation.  She served on the Admissions Committee at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine for 23 years, where she is an Adjunct Assistant Professor.  Dr. Taylor is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in anatomic pathology.    


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