Chris Siepker

DVM, Diplomate ACVP
Education & Certifications  

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, 2019
Anatomic pathology residency, University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2019
DVM, Kansas State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 2016
BS, Biochemistry, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2009

VDPAM 455 – Diagnostic Laboratory Practicum
VDPAM 451 – Advanced Veterinary Diagnostic Pathology
Research Focus & Interests  

Diagnostic pathology. 

Honors & Awards  

Society of Phi Zeta Sigma Chapter 2014 (Kansas State University CVM) 


American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD)
American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP)
American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV)
Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson Foundation member
Selected Publications  
Dalton M, Siepker C, Maboni G, Sanchez S, Rissi D. Ocular and lacrimal gland lesions in naturally occurring rabies of domestic and wild mammals Vet. Pathol., Mar 2020
Siepker C, Dalton M, McHale B, Sakamoto K, Rissi D. Neuropathology and diagnostic features of rabies in a litter of piglets, with a brief review of the literature J Vet Diagn Invest. Jan 2020; 32(1): 166-168
Strzok E, Siepker C, Armwood A, et al. Successful Treatment of Cutaneous Curvularia geniculata, Nocardia niigatensis, and Viral Papillomatosis in a Dog During the Therapeutic Management of Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia. Front Vet Sci 2019;6:249.
Shridhar PB, Siepker C, Noll LW, et al. Shiga Toxin Subtypes of Non-O157 Escherichia coli Serogroups Isolated from Cattle Feces. Front Cell Infect Microbiol 2017;7:121
Haley NJ, Siepker C, Greenlee JJ, et al. Limited amplification of chronic wasting disease prions in the peripheral tissues of intracerebrally inoculated cattle. J Gen Virol 2016;97:1720-1724.
Haley NJ, Siepker C, Hoon-Hanks LL, et al. Seeded Amplification of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions in Nasal Brushings and Recto-anal Mucosa-Associated Lymphoid Tissues from Elk by Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion. J Clin Microbiol 2016;54:1117-1126.
Haley NJ, Siepker C, Walter WD, et al. Antemortem Detection of Chronic Wasting Disease Prions in Nasal Brush Collections and Rectal Biopsy Specimens from White-Tailed Deer by Real-Time Quaking-Induced Conversion. J Clin Microbiol 2016;54:1108-1116.