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Jed Overmann

VCS Faculty Jed Overmann

Assistant Clinical Professor


  • DVM, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Ames, IA
  • Clinical Pathology Residency, University of Minnesota, College of Veterinary Medicine

Board Certification

Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Clinical Pathology)


American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology


Clinical Interests

  • Diagnostic hematology and cytology
  • Immune-mediated hematologic diseases
  • Myelodysplastic syndromes in companion animals
  • Hematopoietic neoplasia
  • Assay Validation and optimization

Research Interests

  • Scholarship of teaching and learning
  • Use of case-based assignments in veterinary curricula
  • Methods of assessment

Instructional Areas

  • My main teaching activities take place in the core clinical pathology course for second-year DVM students and in the 4th year clinical pathology rotation in the DVM curriculum. My primary instructional areas include hematology, coagulation, cytology, and clinical chemistry. I also teach in a variety of other DVM and undergraduate courses.
  • Veterinary Clinical Pathology (CVM 6534)
  • Clinical Laboratory Medicine (CVM 6532) - Course Coordinator
  • Descriptive Histopathology (VMED 5330)
  • Topics in Veterinary Clinical Pathology (VMED 5310)
  • Basic Pathology (CVM 6298)
  • Small Animal Management (VCS 4606)


  1. Overmann JA, Finno C, Sharkey LC. What is your Diagnosis? Elevated bicarbonate concentration in a foal. Vet Clin Pathol. 2010;39:515-516.
  2. Overmann JA, Sharkey LC, Weiss DJ, Borjesson DL. Performance of 2 microtiter canine Coombs’ tests. Vet Clin Pathol. 2007;36:179-183
  3. Sharkey L, Overmann J, Flash P. Evolution of a course in veterinary clinical pathology: The application of case-based writing assignments to focus on skill development and facilitation of learning. J Vet Med Educ. 2007;34:423-430.

For a listing of recent publications, refer to PubMed, a service provided by the National Library of Medicine.

Awards and Honors

Excellence in Course Coordination Award (CVM 6532 - Clinical Laboratory Medicine) Academic year 2009 - 2010

Current Residents

  • Catherine Benson
  • Jill Schappa



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