Departments

 

1 : Department of Biomedical Sciences

The Department of Biomedical Sciences in the college of Veterinary Medicine is responsible for the co-ordination of Basic sciences, biomedical teaching and research activities. The Department offers a number of opportunities for both undergraduate and postgraduate study. The Department of Biomedical Sciences has major teaching and research responsibilities within the DVM professional curriculum: Anatomy, physiology, Biochemistry, histology, embryology, molecular biology.

2 : Department of Veterinary Pathology and Parasitology

The Department of Veterinary Pathology & Parasitology is one of the 4 departments of the College of Veterinary Medicine, Haramaya University. The department is currently non-degree offering and comprises of 3 major sections namely, Pathology, Parasitology and Clinical Pathology. The staff is comprised of 5 academics. The Department has one expertise in Hematology and Clinical Pathology and another one expertise in Veterinary Parasitology both with the rank of assistant professor. Currently the Department is involved in offering courses such as Veterinary Pathology, Veterinary Parasitology, Veterinary Clinical Pathology and Poultry Diseases to undergraduate students of the College. In the near future the Department would be in full capacity to start postgraduate program (MSc/MVSc) in Veterinary Pathology. Demand-driven diagnostic and consultancy services are also offered in diseases of domestic animals including poultry. Staff members in the department, together with other staffs of the College; also carry out, problem-oriented research, which is geared towards improving animal health and production.

3 : Department of Veterinary Epidemiology, Microbiology and Public Health

The Department of Veterinary Epidemiology, Microbiology and Public Health is organized for three broad veterinary disciplines in an effort to enhance interdisciplinary teaching. The department mission is to create skill in microbiological and immunological laboratory disease diagnostics, preserve and communicate knowledge on the causes and prevention of animal disease and the promotion of public health through enhancing knowledge on zoonotic diseases.
The department has major teaching responsibilities throughout the DVM professional curriculum, with particular emphasis in the foundation and clinical courses, in the newly opened Graduate program, and in the training of undergraduate students at the department of Animal Science and Institute of Food Technology. The department is also engaged in research in the epidemiology of animal diseases, microbial infections and food safety issues.
Given our resources, classrooms, research laboratories, and state-of-the-art teaching aids, the department aims to provide students with an education that encourages creative thinking. Recently, the department has launched post-graduate (MVSc) programs in the fields of Veterinary Epidemiology and Veterinary Public health. It has also finalized preparations to start a third postgraduate training program in the field of Veterinary Microbiology.

4 : Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies

Department of Veterinary Clinical Studies is one of the four academic departments in the College of Veterinary Medicine at Haramaya University. The Department is committed to developing interdisciplinary teaching in the veterinary medical profession and delivering various Veterinary Clinical Courses and outreach community services. The courses provided by this department include: Veterinary Clinical Diagnosis, Veterinary General Medicine, Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging, Veterinary General Surgery & Anesthesiology, Veterinary Operative Surgery, Large Animal Medicine, Equine Medicine, Small Animal Medicine, Theriogenology and Reproductive Medicine and Clinical Practices.

COMMUNITY SERVICES (Outreach Veterinary Medicine)

The department is engaged in improving animal health and well-being through providing state-of-the-art clinical veterinary medical services by senior Vet. Students and academic staffs of the department; exceptional consultation and cooperative services to animal farms in the University campus and nearby farmers’ community by rendering meaningful and relevant outreach and engagement activities that benefit the community, veterinary profession and the society.

Collegiality, civility, mutual support, and respect for others are strongly held values in the Department and College. We support diverse beliefs and the free exchange of ideas, and we expect that College, staff, and students promote these values and apply them in a professional manner in all academic endeavors to facilitate an enriching workplace and learning environment and scholarly achievement.