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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
Biomedical SciencesPraveen Sethupathy, Ph.D.,
Clinical SciencesTimothy Hackett, D.V.M.,
Microbiology & ImmunologyDeborah Fowell, Ph.D.,
Molecular MedicineMaurine E. Linder, Ph.D.,
Population Medicine & Diagnostic SciencesDiego Diel, D.V.M., Ph.D., Interim
Public & Ecosystem HealthAlex Travis, V.M.D., Ph.D.,


Contact information for the Administration groups
Alumni Affairs & DevelopmentMatt Braun, Assistant
Dean’s OfficeLorin D. Warnick, D.V.M., Ph.D.,
Human ResourcesMary Beth Jordan,
Library (Flower-Sprecher Veterinary Library)Lauren Mabry, Instructional
Marketing & CommunicationsLen Johnson, Assistant
Media RelationsAmy S. Li, External Relations


Contact information for educational departments including admission and financial aid
Continuing Education & ConferencesNahla Minges, Event
D.V.M. AdmissionsJennifer Mailey,
D.V.M. Financial AidKristin Pennock,
D.V.M. Student & Academic ServicesJai Sweet, Ph.D., Assistant Dean for Student Services and
Graduate (BBS) AdmissionsArla Hourigan, Graduate Education
International ProgramsCaroline Yancey, Associate Dean for International Programs
Public Health Alex Travis, Director of Public
Master of Professional Studies, ParasitologyAvery August,
ResearchPaula Cohen Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research and Graduate

Hospitals, Animal Care & Diagnostics

Contact information for the various hospitals, care, and diagnostic centers on campus
Ambulatory & Production Medicine Service (Ithaca, NY)Sabine Mann, Dr. med. vet., Ph.D., Section
Animal Health Diagnostic Service (Ithaca, NY)François Elvinger,, Ph.D., dipl. ACVPM&ECVPH,
Companion Animal Hospital (Ithaca, NY)Meg Thompson, D.V.M., DACVR,  Associate Dean for Hospital Operations, Hospital
Equine Hospital (Ithaca, NY)Gillian A. Perkins, D.V.M., Associate Hospital
Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists (Elmont, NY)John Pigott, D.V.M., M.S., DACVS, Hospital
Cornell University Hospital for Animals (Ithaca, NY)Meg Thompson, D.V.M., DACVR,  Associate Dean for Hospital Operations, Hospital
Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (Stamford, CT)Susan G. Hackner, BVSc, MRCVS, DACVIM, DACVECC, Chief Medical
Janet L Swanson Wildlife Health Center (Ithaca, NY)Sara Childs-Sanford, D.V.M., M.S., DACZM, Chief of
Nemo Farm Animal Hospital (Ithaca, NY)Gillian A. Perkins, D.V.M., Associate Hospital
Pet Loss Support Hotline   

Research Centers

Contact information for research centers
Baker Institute for Animal HealthGerlinde Van de Walle, D.V.M., Ph.D., Interim
Equine ParkLisa Fortier, D.V.M., Ph.D.,
Feline Health CenterBruce Kornreich, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVIM,
Harry M. Zweig Memorial Fund for Equine ResearchMelinda Cirri, Secretary to Zweig
Cornell Richard P. Riney Canine Health CenterRory Todhunter, B.V.S.c, Ph.D.,

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