Dr. Andrew T. Maccabe brings a broad range of experience—the military, law, public health, veterinary medicine—to his current leadership position as the Chief Executive Officer of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC), located in Washington, D.C. He was appointed in 2012.
Dr. Carolyn Henry is the dean of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. Previously, she served as interim dean and as associate dean for research and graduate studies.
Whitcomb is the director of the Laboratory Animal Medicine Training Program at the Penn State College of Medicine, where she works to apply evidence-based practices to veterinary residency curriculum development. She also directs the Problem-Based Learning Curriculum for the College of Medicine, and serves as a voting member of the Committee for Undergraduate Medical Education. Dr. Whitcomb worked in companion animal private practice for 11 years before pursuing specialty training and has been on faculty at the Penn State College of Medicine for 12 years. She has studied murine models of human disease, including retinal degeneration, bone remodeling, and models of neoplasia. Current research interests include curriculum development, and hidden curriculum in veterinary medical education. She earned her BS and DVM degrees at The Ohio State University and completed her residency training in Laboratory Animal Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo. She is a diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine and has completed a graduate certificate in Adult Education in the Health and Medical Professions at Penn State Harrisburg. She is currently working on creating a longitudinal thread for diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging for Penn State’s Laboratory Animal Medicine Master’s degree program.
Dr. Callanan is a board-certified veterinary pathologist and dean of the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to his appointment as dean in 2016, Dr. Callanan served as professor of veterinary pathology, director of postgraduate studies, and head of both the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Center for Integrative Mammalian Research.
Dr. Paul Lunn is the dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, where he has served since 2012. Previously, he was a professor and the head of the Department of Clinical Sciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. Before moving to Colorado in 2003, Dr. Lunn worked as a large animal medicine faculty member, and as associate dean for clinical affairs and director of the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin-Madison.