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MU Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine search





The search for the MU Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine was launched. Confidential questions about the search and role can be sent to the Isaacson Miller recruitment team.

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College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Finalist candidate materials and presentation information. Please plan to attend the presentation in person or via zoom. The presentations will not be recorded. Please complete a feedback survey by Tuesday, April 16th at 5pm CT.

Candidate 1
Candidate 1 CV (available 3/28 – 4/4)
Candidate Feedback Survey: (available 3/28 - 4/16)

Candidate 2
Candidate 2 CV (available 4/1 – 4/8)

Candidate Feedback Survey: (available 4/1 - 4/16)

Candidate 3
Candidate 3 CV (available 4/4 – 4/11)
Candidate Feedback Survey: (available 4/4 - 4/16)

Candidate 4
Candidate 4 CV (available 4/9 – 4/16)
Candidate Feedback Survey: (available 4/9 - 4/16)

Search Committee


  • Lori Popejoy, Dean, Sinclair School of Nursing


  • Pamela Adkins, Assistant Professor, Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
  • Waleed Atout, Interim Business and Finance Director, College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Joan Coates, Professor, Veterinary Neurology & Neurosurgery
  • Paige Durham, Student-SAVMA President
  • Marsha Fischer, Vice President of HR, CHRO, CEOO
  • Craig Franklin, Professor, Veterinary Pathobiology
  • Jennifer Hamilton, Educational Program Coordinator, Veterinary Medicine
  • Tamara Hancock, Assistant Teaching Professor, Veterinary Diagnostic Lab
  • Gerelyn Henry, Clinical Professor & Veterinary Health Center Director
  • David Kline, Professor, Biomedical Sciences
  • John R. Middleton, Chief of Staff & Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor, Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
  • Craig Payne, Extension Associate Professor, Veterinary Medicine Surgery
  • Bill Picking, Professor & Chair, Veterinary Pathobiology
  • Sarah Reinkemeyer, State Vet Epidemiologist
  • Matthew Silvius, President of the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA)
  • Tommy Thompson, Business Manager, Biomedical Sciences
  • Alan Wessler, Retired MFA Incorporated Vice President of Feed Operations and Animal Health, DVM

Please send any additional inquiries or feedback to

Reviewed 2024-04-15