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DVM Program Leadership and Resources

​DVM Services

Associate Dean
Veterinary Academic and Student Affairs
Dr. Frye helps to lead the DVM Program by developing curriculum in collaboration with faculty, students, and alumni; and by providing key services to support veterinary students as they learn and plan careers.
Melinda.Frye@colostate.edu

Senior Director, DVM Student Services
Christine.Hardy@colostate.edu

Dr. Hardy directs admissions, career development, and financial education for DVM students.

Pamela O'Grady

​DVM Career Development Services Manager
Pamela.Ogrady@colostate.edu

Pamela O'Grady provides support to DVM students in the areas of career development and financial education.

Admissions Director, Operations
Janet.Janke@colostate.edu

Janet Janke receives applications and tracks them through the program admissions process.

DVM Program Coordinator
Grace.Wilson@colostate.edu

Grace Wilson assists DVM students in their first and second years. Grace provides support for curriculum and student records, tracks registration and graduation requirements, DVM enrollment, and degree verification.

DVM Student Coordinator
Debra.Liptak@colostate.edu

Deb Liptak assists DVM students in their third and fourth years, assists students and residents from outside CSU, and supports clinical rotations.

DVM Student Psychological Counselor
Laurie.Fonken@colostate.edu

Dr. Fonken provides counseling services for DVM students experiencing academic hardships, situational issues, crises or mental-health concerns. All counseling is confidential.

 

DVM Steering Committee

The DVM Steering Committee provides input and guidance from a faculty perspective on the DVM Program and its delivery. Members include:

  • Dr. Anne Avery, Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
  • Dr. Lora Ballweber, Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
  • Dr. Patricia Cole, Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
  • Dr. Jamie Custis, Assistant Professor, Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences
  • Dr. Kristy Dowers, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Laurie Fonken, DVM Student Psychological Counselor
  • Dr. Christine Hardy, Senior Director, DVM Student Services
  • Dr. Lori Kogan, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Rebecca Ruch-Gallie, Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Jane Shaw, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Erica Suchman, Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
  • Dr. David Van Metre, Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Craig Webb, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Lawrence Whalen, Professor, Biomedical Sciences
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