Dr. James P. Thompson
At Large APLU Liaison
Dr. James P. Thompson has served as dean of the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine since 2008. Prior to his appointment as dean of the UT-CVM, he served as executive associate dean and professor at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville. Dr. Thompson also held a joint appointment in the University of Florida College of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology.
He earned a BS in biology and chemistry from Purdue University, his DVM degree from the University of Florida, and a PhD in immunology and medical microbiology from the University of Florida.
He is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in internal medicine and oncology and by the American College of Veterinary Microbiology (ACVM) in immunology, virology and bacteriology/mycology.
His clinical interests focus on internal medicine, immune mediated disorders, infectious diseases, and oncology.