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Key Contact Information

Cornell University
College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, New York 14853-6401
Phone: 607.253.3000

College, Department, Hospital and Office Contacts

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Academic Departments

Contact information for the various academic departments within the Vet College
Unit Contact/Title Phone Email
Biomedical Sciences Paul Soloway, Ph.D., Chair 607.253.3336

Clinical Sciences Timothy Hackett, D.V.M., Chair 607.253.3570
Microbiology & Immunology Deborah Fowell, Ph.D., Chair 607.253.3401
Molecular Medicine Maurine E. Linder, Ph.D., Chair 607.253.3650
Population Medicine & Diagnostic Sciences Bettina Wagner, Chair, D.V.M., Ph.D. 607.253.4136


Contact information for the Administration groups
Unit Contact/Title Phone Email
Alumni Affairs & Development Matt Braun, Assistant Dean 607.253.3745
Dean’s Office Lorin D. Warnick, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dean 607.253.3771
Human Resources Mary Beth Jordan, Director 607.253.4111
Library (Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library) Erin Eldermire, Head 607.253.3499
Marketing & Communications Len Johnson, Assistant Dean 607.253.3461

Media Relations Amy S. Li, External Relations Specialist 607.882.4022


Contact information for educational departments including admission and financial aid
Unit Contact/Title Phone Email
Continuing Education & Conferences Nahla Minges, Event Coordinator 607.253.3100
DVM Admissions Jennifer Mailey, Director 607.253.3700
DVM Financial Aid Kristin Pennock, Director 607.253.3766
DVM Student & Academic Services Jai Sweet, Ph.D., Assistant Dean of Student Services and Admissions 607.253.3700

Graduate (BBS) Admissions Arla Hourigan, Graduate Education Manager 607.253.4448

International Programs Carolyn Yancey, Director of International Programs  607.253.3573
Public Health  Alex Travis, Director of Public Health 607.256.5613
Master of Professional Studies, Parasitology Avery August, Ph.D. 607.253.3402
Research Robert Weiss, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education 607.253.3755

Hospitals, Animal Care & Diagnostics

Contact information for the various hospitals, care, and diagnostic centers on campus
Unit Contact/Title Phone Email
Ambulatory & Production Medicine Service (Ithaca, NY) Jessica McArt, D.V.M., Ph.D., Section Chief 607.253.3140

Animal Health Diagnostic Service (Ithaca, NY) François Elvinger,, Ph.D., dipl. ACVPM&ECVPH, Director 607.253.3900

Companion Animal Hospital (Ithaca, NY) Meg Thompson, D.V.M., DACVR,  Associate Dean for Hospital Operations, Hospital Director 607.253.3060

Equine Hospital (Ithaca, NY) Gillian A. Perkins, D.V.M., Associate Hospital Director 607.253.3100

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (Elmont, NY) John Pigott, D.V.M., M.S., DACVS, Hospital Director 516.488.4510

Cornell University Hospital for Animals (Ithaca, NY) Meg Thompson, D.V.M., DACVR,  Associate Dean for Hospital Operations, Hospital Director 607.253.3060

Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (Stamford, CT)

Susan G. Hackner, BVSc, MRCVS, DACVIM, DACVECC, Chief Medical Officer

Janet L Swanson Wildlife Health Center (Ithaca, NY) Sara Childs-Sanford, D.V.M., M.S., DACZM, Chief of Service 607.253.3060

Nemo Farm Animal Hospital (Ithaca, NY) Gillian A. Perkins, D.V.M., Associate Hospital Director 607.253.3100

Pet Loss Support Hotline

Research Centers

Contact information for research centers
Unit Contact/Title Phone Email
Baker Institute for Animal Health Gerlinde Van de Walle, D.V.M., Ph.D., Interim Director 607.256.5600
Equine Park Lisa Fortier, D.V.M., Ph.D., Director 607.253.3100
Feline Health Center Bruce Kornreich, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVIM, Director 607.253.3414
Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine Research Melinda Cirri, Secretary to Zweig Committee 607.253.3755
Cornell Richard P. Riney Canine Health Center David Lee, D.V.M., M.B.A., Interim Director 607.253.3640

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