Kamstock, Debra

Dr. Debra Kamstock is a board certified veterinary anatomic pathologist specializing in cancer research and diagnostics.  She obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL followed by a one-year rotating medical and surgical internship at Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital in Springfield, MA. Her passion for pathology, cancer, and research, then led her to Colorado where she pursued her residency and PhD in the combined program at Colorado State University (CSU) and obtained her PhD with a focus on tumor angiogenesis and immunity.  Upon completion of her PhD, Dr. Kamstock joined the faculty at CSU as Assistant Professor where she also served as supervisor of the Colorado State University Veterinary Diagnostic Lab’s immunohistochemistry lab and Co-PI of the Flint Animal Cancer Center Molecular Pathology Lab.  Currently, Dr. Kamstock is the founder, owner, and chief pathologist at KamPath Diagnostics and Investigation, LLC, which specializes solely in oncologic pathology, providing second opinion consultations for diagnostic pathology and cancer research services.  Dr. Kamstock is, additionally, the founder of the Oncology-Pathology Working Group (OPWG), a joint initiative of the Veterinary Cancer Society and American College of Veterinary Pathologists, established in 2011, whose primary goal is to unite oncologists and pathologist in order to standardize aspects of oncologic pathology globally across the profession. Dr. Kamstock has published numerous cancer-related peer-reviewed manuscripts, is a contributing author to a number of book chapters, and serves on a number of editorial boards with an expertise in oncologic pathology.