PVM Diversity Action Committee (DAC)

The Diversity Action Committee (DAC) is committed to providing an inclusive environment for all faculty, staff and students at the College of Veterinary Medicine.  This appointed committee develops, monitors and evaluates the progress of the College's strategic plan for diversity, which compliments the existing strategic plan for the College.  Other responsibilities include advising on the coordination of activities that support and strenghten our College's climate of inclusiveness; and also advising faculty, staff and students regarding issues of diversity.

Committee Members

Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory

Mary Ruzicka

Mary Ruzicka

Administrative Assistant and Building Deputy

Christina Wilson-Frank

Christina Wilson-Frank

Clinical Associate Professor of Toxicology


Basic Medical Sciences (BMS)

Susan Mendrysa

Susan Mendrysa

Associate Professor of Basic Medical Sciences


Comparative Pathobiology (CPB)

Candace Croney

Candace Croney

Director, Center for Animal Welfare Science / Professor, Animal Behavior and Well-being

Tempess Williams

Tempess Williams

Department Head Secretary / Building Deputy

Andrea Santos

Andrea Santos

Assistant Professor, Clinical Pathology


Veterinary Administration Department (VAD)

Latonia Craig

Latonia Craig

Assistant Dean for Inclusive Excellence
Committee Chair

Adrianne Fisch

Adrianne Fisch

Engagement Program Manager
 

Malathi Raghavan

Malathi Raghavan

Director of Outcomes Assessment and Data Management

Willie Reed

Willie Reed

Dean
 
 


S. Kathleen Salisbury

S. Kathleen Salisbury

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs/Professor, Small Animal Surgery

Sandra San Miguel

Sandra San Miguel

Associate Dean for Engagement/Professor, Swine Production Medicine

Will Smith

Will Smith

Director, Global Engagement
 

Jim Weisman

Jim Weisman

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs/Clinical Associate Professor 

Allison Carey

Allison Carey

Assistant Director, Communications


Veterinary Clinical Sciences (VCS)

Jessica Mabbitt

Jessica Mabbitt

Graduate & International Programs Coordinator

Darryl Ragland

Darryl Ragland

Associate Professor, Food Animal Production Medicine / Section Head, Production Medicine

Melissa Lewis

Melissa Lewis

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Wendy Townsend

Wendy Townsend

Associate Professor, Ophthalmology


Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH)

Ellen Lowery

Ellen Lowery

Hospital Director / Clinical Professor

Jennifer Dehn

Jennifer Dehn

PVM Social Worker


Veterinary Nursing Program

Pam Phegley

Pam Phegley

Clinical Rotation/Mentorship Coordinator


Students

  • Edris Grate - DVM Class of 2021
  • Cecila Silva - DVM Class of 2021
  • Matthew Schiffman – DVM Class of 2021 & SAVMA President
  • Leah Douglas - DVM Class of 2022
  • Camille White – Vet Nursing Class of 2022
  • Max Rowley – DVM Class of 2023
  • Malaycia Goldsmith – DVM Class of 2023 & VOICE President
  • Keishla Marrero Acosta – DVM Class of 2024
  • Janet Roque-Torres - Graduate Student

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