BASSETERRE, St. Kitts–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) has appointed Dr. Sean Callanan as dean. He has over 25 years of experience in research and veterinary education.
Dr. Callanan earned his doctorate in veterinary medicine from the University College Dublin, and while at the University of Glasgow, he focused his doctorate studies on infectious diseases and pathology. He holds a double accreditation in veterinary pathology, as a fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists and a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists. Callanan has extensive international experience within the veterinary profession, including serving as president of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists.
“Dr. Callanan’s passion for the Ross mission, his work and reputation as a member of the profession, and his vision for advancing the school makes him the best choice to lead the institution forward,” said Steve Riehs, group president of medical, professional and online education at DeVry Education Group.
Since joining RUSVM in 2013, Callanan has served as professor of veterinary pathology, director of postgraduate studies and inaugural director of the university’s Center for Integrative Mammalian Research.
“I am both honored and humbled to serve our RUSVM students, colleagues and alumni, and look forward to keeping our school at the forefront of veterinary education,” Callanan said.
About Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM), founded in 1982, is committed to preparing students to become members and leaders of the worldwide public and professional healthcare team and to advance human, animal and ecosystem health (One Health Initiative) through research and knowledge exchange. RUSVM has focused research programs with an emphasis on emerging infectious and zoonotic diseases, conservation medicine, and ecosystem health. RUSVM offers postgraduate Masters’, Ph.D. and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) programs accredited by the St. Christopher & Nevis Accreditation Board. The DVM program holds accredited status from the American Veterinary Medical Association (www.avma.org). The RUSVM Veterinary Clinic is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (www.aahanet.org). RUSVM is a part of DeVry Education Group (NYSE:DV). For more information about RUSVM, visit www.rossu.edu/vet.
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