Lisa Williamson

Associate Professor


Department of Large Animal Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
University of Georgia


Dr. Lisa Williamson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Large Animal Medicine at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in 1978, her DVM in 1981, and her Master's Degree in Physiology in 1990, from the University of Georgia. She became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1991. Dr. Williamson worked in large animal private practice in Virginia and New York, and as a clinical instructor at the University of Wisconsin before joining the faculty at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. Dr. Williamson is currently a field service clinician who works with all large animal species. One of her favorite challenges is assisting small ruminant and camelid owners with parasite management. Her research efforts have been directed at characterizing anthelmintic resistance in sheep and goats, and most recently, camelids. She received an Outstanding Clinician Award and is a Lilly Teaching Fellow. She has organized and conducted many FAMACHA© workshops in Georgia since 2006, and is the vice president of the Alpaca Research Foundation. Dr. Williamson joined the American Association for Small Ruminant Parasite Control shortly after its inception in 2002.