Erin Burton, DVM, MS, DACVP

Senior Associate Dean of Academic & Student Affairs, College of Veterinary Medicine
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Office Address

Lewis Small Animal Hospital
1365 Gortner Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States



DVM, Ross University

MS, Biomedical Sciences, University of Missouri

BS, Biology, Arizona State University

Licensures and Certifications

DACVP-Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists, Clinical Pathology


Dr. Burton is dedicated to enhancing the professional veterinary student experience by using innovative technology teaching tools to enhance student participation, feedback, and assessments. She utilizes a case based approach to teaching to create a foundation of lifelong learning and problem solving skills in early didactic training. Aside from teaching, Dr. Burton's professional interests include hemoparasites (specifically Cytauxzoon felis), cytology, hematology, small animal microbiome (urinary and GI), and point of care diagnostics.


  • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Parasitology

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Clinical interests

  • Cytology
  • Hematology
  • Parasites

I am dedicated to providing diagnostic services in the areas of clinical pathology and parasitology for the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine and the community.


Research Summary/Interests

My research is focused on providing collaborative support in the fields of clinical pathology, cytology, canine microbiome, and companion animal hemoparasitic disease. My other research interests include technology tools that enhance the professional learning environment as well as provide state of the art feedback and assessment.


Erin Burton, PubMed