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Michael W. Dryden, DVM, PhD, DACVM

Specialties and Expertise

  • Control of fleas and ticks in dogs and cats; Epidemiology, diagnosis, and control of gastrointestinal parasites in dogs and cats



  • DVM: Kansas State University
  • MS and PhD: Purdue University

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Microbiologists (ACVM)

Select Awards, Achievements, and Publications

  • Distinguished Microbiologist of the Year Award, American College of Veterinary Microbiologists, 2017
  • Distinguished Parasitologist of the Year Award, American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists, 2015
  • Dr. William and Deanna Pritchard Veterinary Service and Outreach Award, 2014
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, American College of Veterinary Dermatology, 2010