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Wayde Shipman, DVM, MS

Veterinary Medical Information Specialist
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Department of Biomedical Sciences and Pathobiology
VA-MD College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Master of Science (Computer Information Systems), 2003
University of Houston – Clear Lake
Clear Lake, TX

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, 1976
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX

  • Medical terminology
  • Ontologies
  • Web based systems to enhance, expand and standardize medical terminology

2010–present
Veterinary Medical Information Specialist

Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

1981–present
Practicing Veterinarian and Clinic Owner

Practiced small animal veterinary medicine in Houston and managed the clinic.

2003–present
Computer consulting services

Designed, developed and implemented a web-based database system on the Linux platform using php, MySQL, HTML and Javascript. Maintained a FreeBSD server running Apache as the web server. Built, maintained and repaired Linux and FreeBSD servers. Provided web site services consisting of implementing and maintaining web sites for Association for Veterinary Informatics and The Landing Community Improvement Association.

2000–2001
Rice University, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science
Developed interface to remotely control a mechanical engineering lab experiment named Spendulap via the Internet using a client-server architecture. HTML and Java applets were used to control the experiment and communicate via TCP/IP to a LabView controller. Results of the experiment were returned to the client and graphed.

1977–1981
Instructor in Pathobiology

University of Tennessee – Knoxville, College of Veterinary Medicine
Taught veterinary students in basic pathology and animal autopsies. Provided autopsy and histopathology diagnoses to the clinical department. Collaborated with researchers in the clinics.

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Association for Veterinary Medical Informatics
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Veterinary Medical Licenses: Colorado, Texas
  1. Congenital hypothyroid dwarfism in a family of giant schnauzers. Greco DS, Feldman EC, Peterson ME, Turner JL, Hodges CM, Shipman LWJ Vet Intern Med. 1991 Mar-Apr;5(2):57-65.
  2. Colonic anastomosis: evaluation of an end-to-end crushing and inverting technique. Richardson DC, Duckett KE, Krahwinkel DJ Jr, Shipman LWAm J Vet Res. 1982 Mar;43(3):436-42.
  3. Oxalate toxicosis in captive large felids. Kitchen, H., W. Shipman, and D. Black. American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Annual Proceedings 1979:270-275.