We are a team made up of a veterinary pathologist, a veterinary pathology technician, and two histologists who are dedicated to helping you with your research project.
Lauren Richey is the Director of Comparative Pathology Services(CPS), Assistant Director of DLAM, and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Dr. Richey received her DVM in 1996 from the University of Georgia and a PhD in Pathobiology in 2001 from the University of Florida (UF). Her graduate program included combined anatomic pathology residency training in the UF College of Veterinary Medicine, and she was a postdoctoral fellow on the comparative medicine and pathology training grant in the UF Department of Comparative Medicine. She worked as a pathologist at the State of Georgia’s veterinary diagnostic lab (Athens Diagnostic Laboratory) at the University of Georgia (UGA), where she was an Assistant Professor from 2001-2004 and additionally provided pathology support services for the UGA Department of Laboratory Animal Medicine. She became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) in 2004. She joined DLAM as the veterinary pathologist in 2004.
Jillian Onufrak is the veterinary pathology technician in Tufts Comparative Pathology Services. She has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Emmanuel College and is a Registered Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (RALAT) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) . He is a member of National AALAS and the New England branch of AALAS. He has worked with laboratory animals and transgenic mouse colonies since 2012.
Nathan Li is a Senior Histologist in the Tufts Animal Histology Core. He has a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chinese from University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is a certified histotechnologist, HTL(ASCP), working in the field of comparative pathology and research histology since 2008. Nathan is Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) certified by AALAS.