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Research Committee

The charge to the committee is to:
  • Plan agendas for business and informational meetings held in conjunction with the annual AAVMC and the AAVMC-AVMA meetings.
    • It shall be the responsibility of the Chairperson in collaboration with the Secretary Treasurer and the Past-Chairperson to:
      • Develop meeting agendas for both informational and business meetings of the Associate Deans and Directors of Research.
      • Prepare annual budget requests for committee sponsored activities to the Executive Director of AAVMC.
  • It shall be the responsibility of the Secretary-Treasurer to:
    • Prepare and distribute minutes from business meetings.
    • Prepare annual committee reports in collaboration with the Past-Chairperson and the Chairperson to the Executive Director of AAVMC.
  • Coordinate and disseminate information regarding the NASULGC Board on Veterinary Medicine regarding research issues, interests and needs to the group
  • Monitor and disseminate information regarding federal legislation that may potentially affect veterinary medical research with the help of AAVMC Staff.

2015-2016 Committee Leadership Roster


Dr.  Sawkat Anwer, Chair

Associate Dean for Research, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University


Dr.  Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan, Past Chair

Director, Comparative Medicine and Integrative Biology Graduate Program, College of Veterinary Medicine, Michigan State University


Dr. Susan VandeWoude, Chair-Elect

Associate Dean for Research, College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Colorado State University


Dr. Ted Mashima, Staff Liaison

Associate Executive Director for Academic and Research Affairs



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