Dr. Michael Childress
DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Associate Professor of Comparative Oncology
Dr. Michael Childress received his DVM degree in 2004 from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Subsequently, he completed a rotating internship at Kansas State University and an oncology internship at the University of Georgia, before completing a 3-year residency/master’s degree program in comparative oncology at Purdue from 2006-2009. He joined the faculty of the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine in 2009, where he is currently an associate professor of comparative oncology and head of the medical oncology section. His research focuses on the study of naturally-occurring canine lymphomas as a transnational model for non-Hodgkin lymphomas in humans.