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VDS Contact Information

John Ragsdale, DVM, PhD, DACVP Division Director
NMDA Veterinary Diagnostic Services
Located in the New Mexico Scientific Laboratories Building
1101 Camino de Salud NE
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

(505) 383-9299
(800) 432-9110 In-State
(505) 383-9294 Fax
(505) 220-4489 After Hours

Email: (Submissions only) (Account questions only)

Staff Directory

Administrative Services:
Antonia Histia

Suzanne Townsend, BBA, RVT

Kim Reiten, MLS (ASCP)

Molecular Biology:
David Acosta, BS

John Ragsdale, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Norbert Takacs, DVM, DACV

Program Support:
Leslie Mikkelson, BS
Ana Pope

Gary W. Oty, MS