David E. Lee, DVM, MBA

David Lee

Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences

Clinical Professor


Department of Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Ithaca, NY 14853

Email: del2@cornell.edu

Education

  • M.B.A. - 1999 Business Administration, Cornell University
  • D.V.M. - 1994 Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
  • B.S. - 1988 Animal Science, Cornell University

Biography/Professional Experience

  • 2020-present - Associate Dean for External Programs, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
  • 2020-present - Clinical Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University
  • 2016-2018 - Interim Department Chair, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, University of Minnesota

  • 2006–2020 - Hospital Director, Veterinary Medical Center, University of Minnesota

  • 2006-2020 - Associate Professor, Veterinary Practice Management, University of Minnesota

  • 2006-2020 - Director, Career Development, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota

  • 2003-2006 - Hospital Director, Veterinary Medical Center, Colorado State University

  • 2003–2006 - Assistant Professor, tenure-track, Colorado State University

  • 2001–2003 - Executive Director, External Affairs and Marketing, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

  • 1999–2001 - Executive Director, Strategic Planning and Business Development, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

  • 1996-2003 - Instructor, Cornell University

  • 1996–1999 - Assistant Director, Endocrinology Section, Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

  • 1995-1996 - Associate Veterinarian, Gray-New Gloucester Animal Hospital, Gray, ME

  • 1994-1995 - Associate Veterinarian, North Deering Veterinary Hospital, Portland, ME

  • 1988-1990 - Research Assistant, Endocrinology Section, Diagnostic Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

Publications

  1. Veterinary Clinics of North America – Small Animal Practice, Practice Management, March 2006, Lee DE, Guest Editor
  2. Lim CC, Schulhofer-Wohl SS, Root-Kustritz MV, Molgaard LK, Lee, DE. JAVMA, July 15, 2015 Financial expectations of first-year veterinary students

  3. Stockton KA, Morley PS, Hyatt DR, Burgess BA, Patterson G, Dunowska M, Lee DE. JAVMA, Dec 1, 2005 Effects of Footwear Hygiene Protocols on Non-Specific Bacterial Contamination of Floor Surfaces in an Equine Hospital

  4. Patterson G, Morley PS, Blehm KD, Lee DE. Efficacy of directed misting application of a peroxygen disinfectant for environmental decontamination of a veterinary hospital. JAVMA 2005 Aug; 227(4): 597-602

  5. Lee DE, Lamb SV, Reimers TJ. Effects of hyperlipemia on radioimmunoassays for progesterone, testosterone, thyroxine, and cortisol in serum and plasma samples from dogs. Am J Vet Res. 1991 Sep; 52(9):1489-91.

  6. Lee DE. Marketing Veterinary Services, Vet Clin of NA, March 2006.

Professional/Academic Affiliations

  • Veterinary Management Group – VMG-30, 2015 - present
  • American Veterinary Medical Association, Member
  • Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association, Member

University Committees

  • OACA Associate Deans for Clinical Affairs, 2019 – present
  • AHC Finance and Planning Committee, University of Minnesota, Member, 2008 – 2018
  • VMC Hospital Leadership Committee, University of Minnesota, Chair, 2006 – present
  • CVM Administrative Council, University of Minnesota, Member, 2006 – present
  • VMC Hospital Management Committee (formerly Clinical Management Committee), University of Minnesota, Chair, 2006 - present
  • Veterinary Teaching Hospital Board, Colorado State University, Chair, 2003 - present
  • VTH Development Committee, Colorado State University, Chair, 2003 -present
  • External Advisory Board, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Colorado State University, Member, 2003 - present
  • South Campus Biosecurity Committee, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Member, 2003 - present
  • Curriculum Development Committee, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Member, 2003 - present
  • College Executive Committee, College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University, Member, 2003 – present

State and National

  • Board Member, Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association, 2019
    • Chair, Opioid Crisis Taskforce, 2019
  • Academic Liaison, Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association, 2014-present
  • VTH Benchmarking Task Force, National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues – Member, 2007-2009
  • Commission on Education, Colorado Veterinary Medical Association, Co-chair, 2005 – 2006
  • Committee on Animals and the Law, CVMA, 2003 - 2005