Lynn M. Martin, DVM, MPH, DACVIM-Large Animal Internal Medicine, a postdoctoral fellow in the MU Veterinary Health Center Equine Hospital, successfully completed all requirements for board certification and was awarded diplomate status by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Board of Regents for Large Animal Internal Medicine. Martin’s primary equine mentors were Professor Philip Johnson, BVSc, MS, MRCVS, DACVIM-Large Animal Internal Medicine, DECEIM, and former faculty member Dee Whelchel. Her food animal mentors were Assistant Professor Pamela Adkins, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-Large Animal Internal Medicine, Assistant Teaching Professor Rachel Oman, DVM, MS, DACVIM-Large Animal Internal Medicine, Associate Teaching Professor Dusty Nagy, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM-Large Animal Internal Medicine, and Professor John Middleton, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-Large Animal Internal Medicine.
Martin completed the dual doctorate of veterinary medicine and masters of public health at Mizzou in 2014 and finished an equine private practice internship in San Antonio, Texas, prior to beginning a residency program at MU. Now, she continues as a postdoctoral fellow, serving as a clinical instructor in the hospital, teaching didactic courses and conducting research for a PhD in comparative ophthalmology. She expects to complete the PhD in 18 to 24 months.