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Academic Affairs Office
Jennifer Hodgson, Associate Dean
JoAnna Lewis, Office Manager
Phone: 540-231-3490

VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
245 Duck Pond Drive, Suite 203
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Academic Affairs - DVM Program Admissions
Jacquelyn Pelzer, Director of Admissions &
Student Services

Joyce Bohr Massie, Admissions Coordinator
Phone: 540-231-4699
DVM Admissions Office (0442)
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Alumni Relations
Lynn Young, Director of Alumni Relations
Phone: 540-231-5809
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive, Suite 301
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Biomedical & Veterinary Sciences (BMVS) Graduate Program
Roger J. Avery, Associate Dean
Becky Jones, Graduate Program Support
Phone: 540-231-4992

VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Center for Molecular Medicine & Infectious Diseases (CMMID)
Roger J. Avery, Senior Associate Dean
Cyndi Booth, Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 540-231-6377
CMMID (0342)
1410 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Center for Public & Corporate Veterinary Medicine (CPCVM)
Valerie Ragan, Director
Phone: 301-314-6820
8075 Greenmead Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3711
Communications & Public Relations
Sherrie Whaley, Director of Communications
Phone: 540-231-7911

Jennifer Davis, College Relations Office Manager
Phone: 540-231-0465
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
245 Duck Pond Drive, Room 226
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Communications/Switchboard
Judy Hutchison, Supervisor
Phone: 540-231-7666
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
225 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Continuing Education
  VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive, Room 301
Virginia Tech (0442)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Dean's Office
Cyril R. Clarke, Dean
Sheila Steele, Executive Assistant
Phone: 540-231-7910
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
S. Ansar Ahmed, Department Head
Patricia M. Goudy, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 540-231-4652
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
David R. Hodgson, Department Head
Ruth Meade, Administrative Assistant
Heather Parrish, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 540-231-5999
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Department of Population Health Sciences
François Elvinger, Department Head
Justin Bland, Program Assistant
Phone: 540-231-3945
100 Sandy Hall
Virginia Tech (MC 0395)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Gregory Daniel, Department Head
Angela Duncan, Administrative Assistant
Phone: 540-231-7288
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
215 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Development Office
Frank Pearsall, Director
Phone: 540-231-4259

Jennifer Davis, Office Manager
Phone: 540-231-0465
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
225 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
DVM Admissions - VA & MD Residents and Out-of-State inquiries
Jacquelyn Pelzer, Director of Admissions &
Student Services

Joyce Bohr Massie, Admissions Coordinator
Phone: 540-231-4699
VA-MD Vet Med Admissions Office (0442)
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Emergency Planning
Paul Schmidt, Emergency Planner
Phone: 540-231-4807

VT Community Animal Response Team
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Equine Medical Center
Michael Erskine, Interim Director

Information & appointments: 703-771-6800
After-hours emergencies: 800-436-2911
17690 Old Waterford Road at Morven Park
P.O. Box 1938
Leesburg, VA 20177
Facilities Support Unit
Edward Wilson, Facilities Maintenance
Phone: 540-231-4283
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Human Resources
Lynett Cruise, Human Resources Generalist
Phone: 540-231-4206

Employment Opportunities at VA-MD Vet Med
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Information Systems Group
David Sampson, Director
Phone: 540-231-2315

VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Maryland Campus
Siba Samal, Associate Dean
Kevin Lepley, Director of Administrative Services
Phone: 301-314-7862
8075 Greenmead Drive
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742-3711
Master of Public Health (MPH) Program
François Elvinger, Director
Kerry Redican, Associate Director
Phone: 540-231-3945

100 Sandy Hall
Virginia Tech (MC 0395)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Public Relations & Communications
Sherrie Whaley, Director of Communications
Phone: 540-231-7911

Jennifer Davis, College Relations Office Manager
Phone: 540-231-0465
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
245 Duck Pond Drive, Room 226
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Research & Graduate Studies Office
Roger J. Avery, Associate Dean
Cyndi Booth, Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 540-231-5649
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
205 Duck Pond Drive, Room 218
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Roanoke Satellite Referral Center
Phone: 540-562-8695
Roanoke Satellite Referral Center
4902 Frontage Road NW
Roanoke, VA 24019
Veterinary Medicine Library
Vicki Kok, Head Veterinary Medical Librarian
Phone: 540-231-6610
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
F. William Pierson, Director
Richard Hiller, Hospital Administrator

Patient Receiving: 540-231-4621
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
245 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Virginia Tech Animal Laboratory Services (ViTALS)
Tanya LeRoith, Director
Nicole M. Weinstein, Associate Director
Phone: 540-231-4320
VA-MD Vet Med (0442)
285 Duck Pond Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061