Bonnie Brenseke, DVM, PhD, DACVP is Associate Professor and Biomedical Chair of Pathology. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina State University and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Brenseke completed an Anatomic Pathology Residency at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital located on Virginia Tech campus. Her residency training culminated in the passing of the rigorous exam to attain board certification and Diplomate status by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. She then served as Chief Pathology Resident, performing diagnostic services for the hospital while also completing work towards a PhD. She earned her PhD from Virginia Tech with her research that explored the relationship between maternal nutrition, fetal health, and the development of chronic diseases. During her time in Virginia, she instructed 4th year veterinary students in their rotation through the pathology services, led lectures in the graduate level Cellular Pathology course, and took courses in education to attain the Future Professoriate Graduate Certificate.
Dr. Brenseke joined Campbell University School of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013. She is involved in teaching, research, and service particularly in the areas of histology and pathology. Dr. Brenseke has received the Biomedical Faculty Award, Dean’s Excellence in Teaching Award, and the CUSOM Student Government Association’s Edward L. Holder Excellence Award. She is dedicated to the advancement of excellence and innovation in teaching and to the promotion of human, animal, and environmental health. Dr. Brenseke and her husband are North Carolina natives and the proud parents of two boys, Dylan and Logan. Together, they enjoy traveling, hiking, camping, and spending time with family and friends.