coretta patterson

Coretta Patterson, DVM, DACVIM(SAIM)

Teaching Assistant Professor & Student Advisor


Teaching undergraduate students in the agriculture and veterinary science majors as well as advising junior and senior veterinary science students will be my major focus at UNR. I hope to develop an internship for veterinary science students with local clinics.

Board Certification and Certificate Training

  • 2013 American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges Leadership Academy
  • 2013 Post Graduate Certificate in Veterinary Education, Royal Veterinary College
  • 2013 Fellow, Higher Education Academy, United Kingdom
  • 2009 Walter and Pauline Adams Academy for Instructional Excellence and Innovation Fellow
  • 2006 Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Current State Licenses Held

Arizona, California, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Nevada

Scientific Organization Memberships

  • 2019 - Present, Nevada Veterinary Medical Association
  • 2016 - Present, Arizona Veterinary Medical Association
  • 2006- Present, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine( Small animal internal medicine AKA SAIM) 
  • 2003 - Present, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine


B.S., Animal Science, University of Illinois-Urbana, 1991
B.S., Veterinary Science, University of Illinois-Urbana, 1993
DVM, University of Illinois-Urbana, 1995