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Internal Medicine Faculty and Staff

Faculty

Andrew Hanzlicek, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

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Dr. Andrew Hanzlicek grew up in Caldwell, Kan. He received his Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences, Master of Biomedical Sciences, and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University.  After veterinary school, 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. Hanzlicek became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in August of 2010.

Hanzlicek is an associate professor and holds the Kirkpatrick Chair in Small Animal Medicine. His current areas of research include investigating small animal kidney, urinary, infectious, and hematologic diseases.

Laura Nafe, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

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Dr. 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. Nafe has been a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine since 2013. 

Nafe is an assistant professor. Her clinical and research interests include respiratory disease and immune-mediated disease. 

Shane Lyon, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

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Dr. 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.

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

Residents

Samantha Bailey, DVM

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Originally from Houston, Texas, she earned her DVM degree from Louisiana State University. Bailey's research interests include anything related to internal medicine.

Samantha considers herself a "foodie" and in her spare time, she enjoys hiking, movies, dance and food.

Adam Moore, DVM

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Dr. 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, Moore worked for Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede as a performer. In his spare time today, he enjoys horseback riding and many outdoor activities including kayaking, fishing, paddle boarding, and hiking.

Allison Wilson, DVM

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Dr. 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, Wilson 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. 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.

Veterinary Technician

Delicia Timmons, RVT

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Delicia grew up in the panhandle near Amarillo, Texas. 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 Medical Hospital since graduation.

Delicia worked in the anesthesia service 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.

Marla Nelson

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Marla Nelson was born in Wisconsin and moved to Oklahoma when she was seven 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 seven 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 is now working toward her certification.