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Personnel Directory

Research Animal Resources/Veterinary Services......612- 624-9100

  • Patricia Mercer Sass, Executive Secretary, Procurement Specialist, Departmental Access Coordinator (DAC)
  • Marisa Mackey, Office Support Asst
  • Theresa Brown, Payroll and Departmental Access Coordinator (DAC).

The ON CALL VETERINARIAN pager number is listed by the phone in all housing areas.  Or call 612-624-9100.


  • Mark Suckow, DVM, DACLAM, Director, Institutional Veterinarian
  • Christine Sivula, DVM, DACLAM, Assistant Director
  • Nathan Koewler, DVM, Area Veterinarian - Standard SPF Areas
  • Vacant, DVM, Area Veterinarian - High Barrier SPF Areas, Rodent Quarantine, BSL2, Post-Op
  • Sara Hashway, DVM, DACLAM, Area Veterinarian - Biomedical Discovery District
  • Laura Wilding, DVM, DACLAM, Area Veterinarian - Biomedical Discovery District
  • Misha Dunbar, DVM, Area Veterinarian - Conventional
  • Angela Craig, DVM, Area Veterinarian - St. Paul

Veterinary Technicians

  • Vacant, Standard SPF rodents, ..... 625-0923
  • Linda Kiey, CVT, LAT, Standard SPF rodents, ..... 626-3826
  • Vacant, Post-Operative Care, Conventional, Float....624-5408
  • Nick Burrows, CVT, Quarantine/SPF, Float....625-4256
  • Ellorie Liljequist, CVT, ALAT, Conventional Area...626-5700
  • Angela Blum-Craig, CVT, ALAT,Conventional Area..624-9170
  • Lindaay Larson, Biomedical Discovery District....624-2131
  • Maren Pautsch, CVT, Biomedical Discovery District.....624-9256
  • Ana Gustafson, CVT, RLATG, Biomedical Discovery District....625-2986
  • Diana Freeman, CVT, ALAT, Biomedical Discovery District....625-3006
  • Dana Deters, CVT, LATG, St. Paul Campus..... 624-6760
  • Meri DuRand, CVT, HBSPF Area, Diagnostic Laboratory..... 624-3961, 626-3783

Business Office   (Billing and Animal Ordering)..... 624-6169

  • Todd Goerke, Senior Administrative Director..... 626-4401
  • Marilyn Mettenbrink, Senior Office Supervisor ..... 624-0956
  • Accounts Specialists:
  • Rita Anderson, Corajayne Murray
  • Office Support Assistants:
  • Linda George, Cindi Pierce, Bradon Hall, Kalli Bergevain, Mai Xiong, Jenna Dickhausen.

Animal Facility Resources

  • Operations Manager, Ed Craig, ALAT........ 624-2899
  • Maintenance Supervisor, Ed Philpot...... 624-8875
  • Training Coordinator, Shannon May, CVT, RALAT.... 624-9129
  • Hiring Coordinator, Supervisor Float, Jennifer Erickson, ALAT.... 301-9349
  • Area Supervisors
    • Standard SPF Areas:
      • Brooke Hart..... 624-9234
      • Terresa Xiong... 624-6613
    • Biomedical Discovery District:
      • Max Meyers..............626-9870
      • Eric Schoen.............. 624-6705
      • Patrice Waingright..... 626-2372
      • Rachael Hoemke, CVT..... 625-0994
    • High Barrier SPF & Quarantine Areas:  Terresa Xioing.....624-6613
    • Conventional Area:  Karry Bazille..... 624-8981
    • Post-Op AreaKarry Bazille........... 624-9170
    • St. Paul Campus: Vacant............... 624-7768

Weekend supervisor numbers (working hours only, after hours contact the On Call Veterinarian)

  • Minneapolis campus.....612-527-3853 Pager - wait for the beep and put in your callback number
  • St Paul campus....612-369-7335 or -7343 Phone - if one isn't answered, please try the other

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