2014 Committee

Executive Committee

Trevor Ames, DVM
Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Srirama Rao, PhD 
Associate Dean for Research and Professor, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, and Department of Medicine, Medical School, University of Minnesota

Organizing Committee

Srirama Rao, PhD (Co-Chair)
Associate Dean for Research and Professor, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine , and Department of Medicine, Medical School, University of Minnesota

Michael Murtaugh, PhD (Co-Chair)
Professor, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Carol Cardona, DVM, PhD 
Ben Pomeroy Chair in Avian Medicine, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Clifford J. Steer, MD
Professor of Medicine and Genetics, Cell Biology & Development; Director, Molecular Gastroenterology Program; Director, International Biomedical Research (IMER) Program and Director, Physician Scientist Training Program, Medical School, University of Minnesota

Dominic Travis, DVM
Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Scientific & Workshop Planning Committee

John Deen, DVM, PhD
Professor of Animal Health and Director, USAID RESPOND Project, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Shaun Kennedy, BS
Associate Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Allen Levine, PhD
Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, University of Minnesota

Katey Pelican, DVM, PhD
Head, Ecosystem Health Initiative and Assistant Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Srinand Sreevatsan, BVSc., PhD
Professor, Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Beth Virnig, PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Professor, School of Public Health, Division of Health Policy & Management, University of Minnesota

Administrative Committee

Nicole Kast (Chair)
Veterinary Continuing Education Director, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Laurie Brickley
Interim Director of Communications, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Nathan Pasch
Graphic Designer/Web Master, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Jessica Raines-Jones
Project Specialist, Office of the Associate Dean for Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

Kersten Warren
Research Administrator, Office of the Associate Dean for Research, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota