Laurel Williams



  • BA (Magna Cum Laude) Biology – Augustana College 1990
  • DVM – University of Minnesota 1994

Postgraduate Training:

  • Internship – Purdue University 1994-1995
  • Residency – Tufts University 1995-1997
  • Research Fellowship, Molecular Biology – University of Minnesota 1998

Board Certifications:

  • Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Oncology)



  • American Animal Hospital Association
    • Past Faculty Advisor, NCSU Student Chapter
  • American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association
    • Past Chair, North Carolina Veterinary Conference
  • Phi Zeta Society, Psi Chapter
    • Past Secretary / Treasurer
    • Past Vice-President
    • Past President
  • Sigma Xi Research Society
  • Veterinary Cancer Society
    • Past Executive Board Member
    • Past Program Chair, Mid-Year Conference
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Omicron Delta Kappa
  • Mortar Board
  • Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
  • Faculty member, Institute for Healthcare Communication
  • Ad hoc reviewer: American Journal of Veterinary Research, Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, Veterinary and Comparative Oncology, Veterinary Dermatology, Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, Veterinary Record, Veterinary Surgery

Dr. Laurel Williams is one of the oncology specialists and has particular background and interest in lymphoma/leukemia, osteosarcoma and novel treatment strategies. Prior to joining VSH, Dr. Williams was Professor of Oncology and on the faculty of North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine from 1998-2013; she remains an Adjunct Professor. She has authored/co-authored 30+ publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, written 15+ book chapters and delivered more than 120 invited lectures at local, state, regional, national and international meetings.