Committee on Research and Graduate Education

The Department of Clinical Sciences (DCS) Committee on Research and Graduate Education is represented by volunteers from DCS and other college faculty and staff in an effort to facilitate clinical research within the department.  Faculty members serve two year terms that may be self-renewing.  The most recent term began April, 2018.

Committee Goals

  • Develop a cohesive and steadfast strategic plan to advance animal health and the profession;
  • Provide an infrastructure to support faculty efforts to conduct clinical investigations and research;
  • Foster the physical capacity required to fulfill the objectives of the strategic plan;
  • Promote clinical investigations within the Department of Clinical Sciences;
  • Promote communication to foster collaborations across departments, the University, and the world;
  • Identify clinical and research funding opportunities for successful submissions and awards;
  • Promote early stage veterinarians seeking career opportunities in clinical investigations and research;
  • Disseminate accomplishments and advances in animal health to the public domain.

Chair

Jonathan Cheetham, Associate Professor, Section of Large Animal Surgery


Committee Members

Philippe Baneux, Director of the Center for Animal Resources and Education, Attending Veterinarian

Cindy Bennett, Clinical Trials Coordinator, Cornell University Hospital for Animals

Margit Chamberlain-Czebiniak, Program Assistant, Department of Clinical Sciences

Douglas Fink, Material & Safety Coordinator, Department of Clinical Sciences

Carol Frederick, Clinical Trials Coordinator, Cornell University Hospital for Animals

Robert Goggs, Assistant Professor of Emergency and Critical Care

Galina Hayes, Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery

Theresa Lagasse, Finance Specialist, Department of Clinical Sciences

Carol Merkur, Director of Business Operations, Department of Clinical Sciences

Christie Sayre, Research Administration Coordinator, Department of Clinical Sciences

Tracy Stokol, Professor of Clinical Pathology, Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Julia Sumner, Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery


Graduate Committee Participation

Go to the following link to be added to the general committee to participate on a graduate committee for MS and PhD.

https://gradschool.cornell.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Code-of-Legislation-November-2019.pdf


Events and Seminars

Clinical Sciences Nestle Purina Seminar Series

Clinical Sciences Resident Seminar Series

Clinical Investigators' Day