American College of Veterinary Microbiologists

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Following the certification examination it held Nov. 10-11, 2017, in Denver, the American College of Veterinary Microbiologists welcomed 13 new diplomates—two of them certified in 2017 in two categories—and recognized two diplomates who previously were certified and became dual-certified in 2017. The college also conferred honorary member status on Dr. Qijing Zhang, Ames, Iowa. The new diplomates are as follows:


Emma Jane Kelly, Springville, Utah
*Owais Khan, College Station, Texas
Constanze Kirchgaessner, Berlin
Sonja Kittl, Bern, Switzerland
**Yung-Yi C. Mosley, West Lafayette, Indiana
Flavien Ndongo Kasse, St. Hyacinthe, Quebec
**Domenico Santoro, Gainesville, Florida
Marianne Schneeberger, Einigen, Switzerland


**Yung-Yi C. Mosley, West Lafayette, Indiana
**Domenico Santoro, Gainesville, Florida
Kerry Sondgeroth, Laramie, Wyoming


Vincenzo Lorusso, Paris
Yoko Nagamori, Stillwater, Oklahoma
Jessica Y. Rodriguez, Rio Hondo, Texas
Adriano F. Vatta, Richland, Michigan


*Abdul G. Lone, Pullman, Washington
Sivakumar Periasamy, Albany, New York

*Dr. Khan was previously certified in virology and Dr. Lone was previously certified in bacteriology/mycology.

**Drs. Mosley and Santoro were certified in both bacteriology/mycology and immunology in 2017.