Jamie Young, DVM, PhD, DACVP

Dr. Jamie Young obtained her DVM from the Iowa State University in 1988 and was in small animal private practice for four years in Southern California.  After completing a residency/PhD program in veterinary pathology at Colorado State University in 1998, Dr. Young became dual boarded in veterinary clinical and anatomic pathology by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.  She is currently a Discovery Pathologist at Covance and was previously a Senior Pathologist/Research Advisor at Eli Lilly and Company.  Her research interests include cancer drug development and translational medicine.  Dr. Young has served on professional committees, and authored multiple scientific papers and book chapters.

Since 1994, Dr. Young has been involved in assistance dogs as a volunteer puppy raiser, trainer, and breeding program manager, and has donated dogs or volunteered with assistance dog programs across the United States.  She has been breeding Labrador and Golden Retrievers for assistance dog work since 2007, with a special interest in breeding Golden Retrievers with longevity and working ability.  Dr. Young works closely with the Assistance Dogs International North American Breeding Cooperative through its member programs. 

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