Cornell’s Vet College Names Kotlikoff Dean

Michael Kotlikoff, has been named dean of the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

newslineCornell’s Vet College Names Kotlikoff DeanCornell’s Vet College Names Kotlikoff DeanCornell’s Vet College Names Kotlikoff DeanMichael Kotlikoff, VMD, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Cornell University, has been named dean of the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine.Michael Kotlikoff, VMD, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Cornell University, has been named dean of the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Michael Kotlikoff, VMD, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at Cornell University, has been named dean of the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

His five-year term begins July 1.

As dean, Dr. Kotlikoff will be the chief academic and administrative officer of the college, which has about 265 faculty, 680 staff members, 320 doctors of veterinary medicine and 145 graduate students.

He will be responsible for overseeing the college’s administrative operations and programs of teaching and research and outreach, including the New York State Animal Health Diagnostic Laboratory.

Kotlikoff also directs the Cornell Core Transgenic Mouse Facility, which is internationally recognized in the areas of mouse genetics, cardiac and smooth-muscle biology and cell signaling.

The Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine was ranked the best veterinary college in the nation in U.S. News and World Report’s 2008 edition of “America’s Best Graduate Schools.”

04-27-2007

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