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Advicory CouncilAdvisory Council members at a meeting in New York City in April, 2014. From left to right: Judy Wilpon, Jan Witkowski, Mark Rosen, Brad Davis, David Behnke, Don Powell, Linda Rossi, Richard Henry, Peggy Reed, Joseph Kinnarney, Bill Kay, and Keith Richter. (Not present: Joanne Bicknese)

David BehnkeAdvisory Council Chair David Behnke.

Susanne Handler and Bill KayBill Kay and Suzanne Handler.

Judy WIlpon and Scott CoonrodJudy Wilpon and Scott Coonrod, the Judy Wilpon Professor of Cancer Biology.

Don POwell and COlin ParrishPrevious Institute Director Colin Parrish and Don Powell.

Linda Rossi and Bill KayLinda Rossi and Bill Kay.

About the Baker Institute

Members of our Advisory Council advise and support the Director of the Baker Institute for Animal Health and the Cornell Feline Health Center, providing input, guidance, and assistance in addressing and implementing strategic plans and objectives. The Council provides expertise, insight, strategic thinking, innovative ideas, networking opportunities, trend analysis, encouragement, vision, support, community engagement opportunities and fiscal resources. Members of our Advisory Council include:

David Behnke (Chair)
Head of U.S. Investments
Najeti Ventures, LLC
Washington, Connecticut

Joanne Bicknese
Principal Documentation Director
Bristol-Myers Squibb, Research and Development
Princeton, New Jersey

Albert Bostwick
Aiken, South Carolina

Brad Davis, DVM
Davis Companion Animal Hospital
Woodbury, Connecticut

Susanne Handler
Darien, Connecticut

Richard Henry, DVM
Owner (Retired)
Deer Park Veterinary Hospital
Deer Park, New York

Bill Kay, DVM
Hickory Veterinary Hospital
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania

Joseph Kinnarney, DVM
American Veterinary Medical Association
President and Owner
Reidsville Veterinary Hospital, Inc.
Reidsville, North Carolina

Donald Powell, DVM
Chief Executive Office
Pender Veterinary Center, Ltd.
Fairfax, Virginia

Eugene Pranzo
The Dorothy Russell Havemeyer Foundation, Inc.
New York, New York

Margaret (Peggy) Reed, Ph.D.
Canine Training and Behavior Services, LLC
Wilton, Connecticut

Keith Richter, DVM, DAVCIM (SAIM)
Hospital Director
Veterinary Specialty Hospital
San Diego, California

Mark Rosen
Patent Portfolio Coordinator
Allied Security Trust
New York, New York

Linda Rossi
Woolford, Maryland

Gayle Watkins, Ph.D.
Avidog International, LLC
Cold Spring, New York

Judy Wilpon
Locust Valley, New York

Jan Witkowski, Ph.D.
Executive Director
Banbury Center, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Cold Spring Harbor, New York