Sheila Allen Bio



Dr. Sheila W. Allen

Senior Accreditation Advisor


Sheila Allen is Senior Accreditation Advisor for the AAVMC.  Allen works in cooperation with the Director of Education and Research of the AVMA to provide administrative support for the Council on Education, the accrediting agency for veterinary medical education.  Allen served on the Council on Education from 2007-2013. 

Prior to assuming this role, Sheila served at the College of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Georgia as dean from 2005-2016, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 1997-2005, and as a faculty member in small animal general surgery from 1986-1997.  Allen earned her BA and DVM degrees from Cornell University.  She completed her small animal surgical residency and MS in Clinical Pathology at the University of Georgia.  She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. 






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AAVMC Names Recipient of 2018 Melcher Leadership in Public Policy Award

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Head of University of Queensland Veterinary School Named to AAVMC Board of Directors

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AAVMC Names Recipient of 2018 Excellence in Research Award

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Prominent Leader in Education and STEM Promotion to Speak at AAVMC 2018 Conference

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