Stephanie Montgomery

Stephanie A. Montgomery, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Assistant ProfessorUniversity of North Carolina

Stephanie A. Montgomery, DVM, PhD is an assistant professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine.  At UNC she is a comparative pathologist, evaluating the pathology of animal models to offer investigators a sophisticated understanding of how their animal models recapitulate natural disease.  She directs the UNC Animal Histopathology & Laboratory Medicine Core, where she focuses on bringing testing commonly employed in a clinical setting to the bench to further the translational efforts of investigators.  Dr. Montgomery completed a PhD degree in Microbiology & Immunology at UNC, studying a mosquito-borne, zoonotic, high-biosafety level virus.  She went on to complete a DVM and pathology residency at North Carolina State University, and achieved board certification in veterinary anatomic pathology.  She is an author on more than 25 peer-reviewed manuscripts.   Dr. Montgomery’s research efforts focus on animal models of cancer and infectious disease, and she has a special interest in canine health, from canine cancers to performance athletes.