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Faculty and Staff

The College of Veterinary Medicine is currently under the leadership of Interim Dean John Tegzes, MA, VMD, Dipl. ABVT. Our distinguished faculty and administrative staff, listed below, are the backbone of our college, contributing their knowledge and passion to shape the future of veterinary medicine. Contact information for each member can be found here, allowing you to connect and engage with our dedicated team.

To delve deeper into the backgrounds of select faculty and staff, click on their names for additional information.



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Faculty & Staff

Our faculty, staff, and administrators are 100% focused on your success. We embrace a culture of inclusive teamwork, where faculty, staff, and administrators work together to ensure our students are well-prepared to deliver expert, inclusive, and value-based care.

With a diverse community of students, faculty, staff, and administrators who thrive in a humanistic healthcare education environment, we create a nurturing and supportive atmosphere. Graduating from our institution means more than just academic achievements; it means forging deep, personal relationships within the University community. At Western University of Health Sciences, we are committed to empowering you for a fulfilling and impactful career in veterinary medicine. Find out more about our amazing team by using the links below:
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Career Opportunities At the College of Veterinary Medicine

At the College of Veterinary Medicine, we’re dedicated to inspiring future professionals and advancing knowledge to serve society. If you’re driven by passion and a desire to make a transformative impact, join us in shaping the future of compassionate and innovative veterinary care. Together, let’s unleash our potential and create a meaningful difference.
  • Vacancies

    Clinical Relations Coordinator

    Provides primary support to the Director of Clinical Relations as well as occasional support to the Year 3 and 4 Directors of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Office of Academic Affairs. Additionally, general clerical support will be provided to college faculty in the delivery of the professional veterinary medical curriculum. Responsibilities include providing and coordinating staff support for events involving external constituents; maintaining clinical site and preceptor databases; maintaining calendars and scheduling appointments; making travel and lodging arrangements; maintaining files and records; composing correspondence to internal and external sources; editing, proofreading and distributing office and educational material; time-sensitive and confidential information; and other duties as assigned. Exercise confidentiality, good judgment, initiative, tact and diplomacy in handling issues that reflect on the students, staff, the college, the University, and the Preceptors of the college.

    Administrative Assistant III

    This individual will provide administrative support for years 3 and 4 for the CVM curriculum. This individual will also provide general clerical support to years 3 and 4 Rotation Coordinators and manage documents, schedules, and on-line resources.

    Registered Veterinary Technician

    To support clinical teaching and service in the curriculum and public practice of the College of Veterinary Medicine