Veterinary Medicine Leadership

Veterinary Medicine Leadership

Mark D. Stetter

Mark D. Stetter

Dean

Provides oversight of all school activities, strategic planning, major initiatives, management of personnel, facilities and funding resources, and promotion of the school through public relations, outreach and development activities.

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John Pascoe

John R. Pascoe

Executive Associate Dean

Shares leadership responsibility for development and stewardship of school resources and programs, oversees new initiatives, academic personnel and facilities planning, promotes external relations, communications and outreach activities.

Telephone - (530) 752-1384  /  Email - jrpascoe@ucdavis.edu


Joie Watson

Joie Watson

Associate Dean of Professional Education

Manages the professional DVM Curriculum by providing administrative support to the students, faculty, and staff for development, delivery, evaluation, and modification of the curriculum, as well as oversight of teaching facilities and equipment, and educational computing support.

Telephone - (530) 754-5336  /  Email - jlwatson@ucdavis.edu


Karl Jandrey

Karl Jandrey

Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Programs

Leads the development of innovative programs that support multicultural education, diversity, equitable admissions practices, student scholarships and financial aid, mental health and wellness programs, and veterinary student leadership and career development.

Telephone - (530) 752-1383  /  Email - kejandrey@ucdavis.edu


Woutrina Smith

Woutrina Smith

Associate Dean of Global Programs

Leads efforts to promote, facilitate and support global research, education and service programs that advance the health of animals, people and the environment

Email - wasmith@ucdavis.edu


Isaac N. Pessah

Isaac N. Pessah

Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs

Leadership to enhance the school’s research portfolio through extramural funding opportunities, maintain shared equipment resource inventory, promote training of future veterinary scientists, oversee contracts and grant administration within the school, and oversight for graduate groups managed by the school.

Telephone - (530) 752-6865  /  Email - inpessah@ucdavis.edu


Josh Stern

Josh Stern

Associate Dean for Veterinary Medical Center Operations
Chief Veterinary Medical Officer

Responsible for the management and fiscal integrity of the VMTH, ensuring the academic quality of the clinical learning environment for DVM students and house officers, overseeing the quality and excellence of clinical patient care, and the operational efficiency of all academic and clinical service activities.

Telephone - (530) 752-2957  /  Email - jstern@ucdavis.edu


Ashley Hill

Ashley Hill

Associate Dean for Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Operations and Director, CAHFS

Serves as the Chief Administrator for the diagnostic enterprise and is responsible for the professional, academic, and ethical affairs, financial health, and operational efficiency of the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory (CAHFS); ensuring that CAHFS meets its mission to provide state of the art diagnostic services for the State of California on behalf of the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA).

Telephone - (530) 752-8709  /  Email - aehill@ucdavis.edu


Mary M. McNally

Mary M. McNally

Executive Assistant Dean, Administration

Schoolwide responsibility for finances and funding strategies, budgets for large capital projects, facility renovations and space assignments, oversees school information technology, safety and administrative processes throughout the school, and staff personnel resources/policies.

Telephone - (530) 752-0639  /  Email - mmmcnally@ucdavis.edu


Lee Ann Jansen

Lee Ann Jansen

Assistant Dean of Advancement

Leads the philanthropic efforts for the school, oversees donor cultivation and stewardship activities, strategically plans capital and programmatic advancement campaigns in support of the school’s major goals and initiatives.

Telephone - (530) 752-0122  /  Email - lajansen@ucdavis.edu


Tom Hinds

Tom Hinds

Director of Strategic Planning and Communications

Leads communications and marketing for the school, including ensuring that communications activities are advancing the school and hospital strategic plans.

Telephone - (530) 752-1362  /  Email - thinds@ucdavis.edu

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