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K. Jane Wardrop

K. Jane Wardrop

ProfessorClinical PathologyBlood Bank      

Dr. K. Jane Wardrop is the director of the Clinical Pathology Laboratory and the Transfusion Medicine Service in the veterinary hospital. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists in clinical pathology and is an active member of the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s Teaching Academy.


  • MSc, Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1984
  • DVM, Washington State University, 1976


  • Board certified, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, (Diplomate ACVP) 1986

Research Interests  

  • Hematology
  • Hemostasis and thrombosis
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Patient blood management
  • Red blood cell storage


Professional Service  

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Washington State Veterinary Medical Association
  • American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology
  • American College of Veterinary Pathologists
  • American Association of Blood Banks
  • Association of Veterinary Hematology and Transfusion Medicine

Honors and Awards  

  • Scholarship sponsored in my name beginning in 2008 to 2021; “Dr. Jane Wardrop Scholarship for Excellence in Clinical Pathology and Transfusion Medicine”. Originally sponsored by Dr. Dave Luttinen, Washington State practitioner
  • Newbrey Teaching Scholar 1994, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2005-2008, 2012, 2016
  • Wescott Clinical Teaching Scholar 2000, 2014
  • President, Association of Veterinary Hematology and Transfusion Medicine 2002
  • WSU Nominee for Association for Women Veterinarians’ Outstanding Woman Veterinarian of the Year 2002-2004
  • WSU College of Veterinary Medicine recipient of MSD AGVET Award for Creativity in Teaching 1996