Skip Navigation
Oklahoma State University
Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Healthy Animals - Healthy People

Small Animal Internal Medicine | Meet the Staff

FACULTY:

Andrew Hanzlicek, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

Andrew Hanzlicek grew up in a rural, Midwest, farming community - Caldwell, KS. He received his Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences, Master of Biomedical Sciences, and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University.  After veterinary school, Dr. Hanzlicek completed a small animal surgery and medicine internship at Texas A&M University followed by a residency in small animal internal medicine at Kansas State University.  Dr. Hanzlicek became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in August of 2010.

Dr. Hanzlicek is currently an Associate Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine at Oklahoma State University and holds the Kirkpatrick Chair in Small Animal Medicine.  His current areas of research include investigating small animal kidney, urinary, infectious, and hematologic diseases.


Shane Lyon, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

shane lyon

Shane Lyon, an Oklahoma native, graduated from Oklahoma State University with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2005.  He then completed a one year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Veterinary Specialists of South Florida followed by a three year residency in small animal internal medicine at Kansas State University.

Dr. Lyon has been a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine since 2009.  Dr. Lyon is currently an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine at Oklahoma State University.  His research interests include kidney, bladder, and gastrointestinal diseases.


Laura Nafe DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

blonde woman in a doctor white coat

Laura Nafe obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Missouri in 2009. She then went on to complete a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at North Carolina State University before completing a residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Missouri in 2013.  Dr. Nafe has been a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine since 2013. 

Dr. Nafe is currently an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Internal Medicine Oklahoma State University.  Her clinical and research interests include respiratory disease and immune-mediated disease. 


RESIDENTS:

Rebecca Tims, DVM

blonde woman in white coat holding a small dog

Rebecca Tims is originally from Midland, Texas but now calls Oklahoma home. She graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science in 2009 and then graduated with her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 2014. Following graduation, Dr. Tims completed a one-year internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Kansas State University.  Dr. Tims is excited to be back in Oklahoma and pursuing her residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine. Her interests include feline medicine, infectious disease and endocrine disease. 


Allison Wilson, DVM

woman with brown hair i a lab coat with a cat

Allison Wilson was born and raised in central Arkansas and graduated from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science and a minor in equine science.  In 2014, she received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Louisiana State University’s School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation, she completed a one-year rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Oklahoma State University. She stayed on at OSU for a one-year internship that had a focus in small animal internal medicine. Dr. Wilson is excited that she will remain at Oklahoma State University for a small internal medicine residency. Her professional interests center around small animal infectious diseases.


Adam Moore, DVM

adam moore

Adam Moore is a small animal internal medicine resident. Originally from Selma, Ala., he earned his DVM degree from the University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia. His research interests include endocrine and infectious diseases. Throughout his residency, he will be investigating the effect of snake venom. 

While earning his undergraduate degree, Adam worked for Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede as a performer. In his spare time today, Adam enjoys horseback riding and many outdoor activities including kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, and hiking.


VETERINARY TECHNICIAN:

Delicia Timmons, RVT

a woman in scrubs kneeling down next to a brown large breed dog

Delicia grew up in the Texas panhandle near Amarillo, TX.  She moved to Oklahoma in 2000 and graduated from Tulsa Community College with an Associates in Applied Science, Veterinary Technology in 2004 and became a Registered Veterinary Technician.  She has worked at Oklahoma State University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital since graduation.  Delicia worked in the anesthesia department for 10 years before deciding to join the internal medicine team.  She is very excited to be able to care for patients in so many different avenues with internal medicine while applying knowledge gained from working with the anesthesia service.  Delicia is pursuing her board certification in Small Animal Internal Medicine from the Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians. 


VETERINARY ASSISTANT:

Marla Nelson

dark blonde woman in black scrubs with a flower print

Marla Nelson was born in Wisconsin and moved to Oklahoma when she was 7 years old. She graduated from Central Technology Center in 2004 with a surgical technology certification. Marla worked as a surgical technician in human medicine for 7 years. In 2010 she switched careers into veterinary medicine. She graduated from OSU-OKC with an Associates in Applied Science, Veterinary Technology in 2012. She has worked at OSU vet med for 3 years and is working towards her certification.