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Penn Vet Research Council

The Research Council is comprised of the dean, associate dean for research, departmental chairs, faculty representation from each department, and directors from cross-departmental centers and programs. Meetings are convened by Vice Dean for Research and Academic Resources, Phillip Scott and staffed by Executive Assistant, Gayle Joseph. The Research Council meets monthly to discuss recruitment and searches in progress; Penn Vet and University of Pennsylvania policies; research infrastructure planning; and resources for faculty, school-wide as well as campus-wide.

Research Council
Chair, Animal Biology Ellen Puré, PhD
  • Departmental Representative
Michael May, PhD
Chair, Clinical Studies-New Bolton Center
Gary Althouse, PhD, DVM
  • Departmental Representative

Interim Chair, Clinical Studies-Philadelphia Daniel O. Morris, DVM, MPH
  • Departmental Representative
Gus Aguirre, VMD, PhD
Chair, Pathobiology Christopher Hunter, PhD
  •  Departmental Representative
Roselyn Eisenberg, PhD
Director — VMD/PhD Program  Michael Atchison, PhD
Clinical Research Programs

Meg Sleeper, VMD

Louise Southwood-Parente, BSc, PhD

Cross Departmental Centers Mari Lowe Comparative Oncology Center
  • Director – Serge Fuchs, PhD

Veterinary Center for Infectious Disease

  • Director: TBA

Center for Animal Transgenesis & Germ Cell Research 

  • Director: Jeremy Wang, MD, PhD

Goodman Center for Comparative Medical Genetics

  • Director: John Wolfe, VMD, PhD

Veterinary Clinical Investigations Center

  • Director: Dorothy Cimino Brown, MSCE, DVM

 Neuroscience Center

  • Director: Tracy Bale, PhD
Grants Editor
  Leslie King