AAVMC Taps Maccabe For Executive Director Position



Published:

The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges selected Dr. Andrew Maccabe of the CDC to serve as executive director.

The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges named Andrew Maccabe, DVM, M.P.H., J.D., as executive director, effective May 15, 2012.

Dr. Maccabe, a former associate executive director with the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges, is currently employed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic and Infectious Diseases where he acts as the center’s liaison to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to coordinate policy and programs between the two agencies.

“I’m energized by the challenges we face and excited by the opportunities we have to advance veterinary medical education,” Maccabe said. “The colleges are training the next generation of veterinarians who will lead our profession tomorrow. Thirty years from now, they will be practicing in ways that few of us can even imagine today.”

Maccabe is a champion of the “One Health” initiative, according to the AAVMC. The North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium emphasized One Health in its Roadmap for Veterinary Medical Education in the 21st Century: Responsive, Collaborative, Flexible report.

“[It’s important that] veterinary medical colleges conduct the biomedical research that provides the scientific foundation for the profession and improves our understanding of human and animal health,” Maccabe said.

Maccabe will replace interim director and executive board member Bennie Osburn, DVM, Ph.D., Dipl. ACVP.

<HOME>

Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Read More

Trupanion Releases Direct-Payment Claims App

Trupanion Express eliminates paperwork and speeds reimbursement.

University of Idaho to Close Caine Veterinary Teaching Center

The university plans to shutter the center by the end of the year in order to adopt a new approach for educating veterinary students.

Animal Planet Greenlights ‘Penn Vet’ Series

The documentary series will feature fourth-year students as they finish their veterinary schooling.

Add your comment:
Edit Module
Edit Module
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags Edit Module
Edit Module Edit Module
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Events


Show More...
Edit Module
Edit Module