About the Author

Leslie Sharkey, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Clinical Pathology), is a professor of clinical pathology in the University of Minnesota Veterinary Clinical Sciences Department, where she is Director of Clinical Pathology Laboratory. Her clinical interests include critical evaluation of the diagnostic application of testing. She is also involved in comparative and translational research, studying the long-term effects of chemotherapy and radiation in cancer survivors. Dr. Sharkey completed her DVM and post graduate training at Ohio State University and was on faculty at Tufts University before joining the faculty at Minnesota.