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College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Chieko Azuma

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Clinical Associate Professor
Radiation Oncology

DVM, PhD, DACVR (Radiation Oncology)
Phone: 785-532-5690 
E-mail: chieko@vet.k-state.edu

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Veterinary Medicine (DVM equivalent): Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University, Tokyo, Japan
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Comparative Biomedical Sciences, Radiation and Cancer Biology: College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University
  • Residency: North Carolina State University

Teaching

  • Oncology Elective (4th year)

Research:

Tumor physiology and functional imaging
Advanced radiotherapy
Comparative oncology studies in veterinary cancer patients
Effects of radiation in systemic response
Animal welfare and research compliance

Clinical:

Dr. Azuma’s clinical interests include individualized treatments incorporating radiotherapy and palliative care in veterinary cancer patients.

Publications