Dr. Timothy Hackett, a board-certified emergency and critical care veterinarian, has been named Interim Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
Dr. Hackett, a Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences, has become a leader in CSU’s Emergency and Critical Care Service and an expert resource for the community on pet first aid and medical emergencies of companion animals.
Dr. Hackett has been practicing emergency and critical care medicine for almost 22 years. He graduated from Colorado State University in 1989 with his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, and then completed an internship at West Los Angeles Animal Hospital. He returned to CSU for a three-year residency in Emergency and Critical Care and a master’s program in clinical sciences. Following his residency, Dr. Hackett trekked back to California as the first Diplomate in Emergency and Critical Care in Southern California, where he practiced for two years prior to joining the CSU faculty in 1996.