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Robert D. Pechman, DVM, DACVR

Professor Emeritus, Diagnostic Imaging School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

DVM – UC Davis, 1969

Practice History:
  • Small Animal Practice in San Bruno, California from 1969 to 1974
  • Radiology Residency at The Ohio State University from 1974 to 1977
  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology, 1977
  • Staff Radiologist, Animal Medical Center, New York, NY, 1977-78
  • Assistant Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Auburn University, 1978-84
  • Associate Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, LSU, 1984-94
  • Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine, LSU, 1994-2004
  • Professor Emeritus at School of Veterinary Medicine at LSU, 2004 to present
Auburn University Outstanding Teacher Award, 1979-80
Norden Distinguished Teaching Award, LSU, 1987-88
Distinguished Service Award, SVM, LSU, 1990-91

Dr. Pechman also has served as a Visiting Professor of Diagnostic Imaging:

  • College of Veterinary Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, January to July, 1992.
  • College of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland, August to December, 1994.
  • College of Veterinary Sciences, University of Pretoria, Oondesteport, South Africa, February to July, 2004.
  • College of Veterinary Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, USA, March 2005 to June, 2010.
  • Dr. Pechman have made over 150 continuing education presentations at local, state, national or international meetings on various aspects of veterinary radiology, but primarily on small animal thoracic and abdominal radiology and orthopedic diseases.