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DVM Program Contacts and Steering Committee

​DVM Program Contacts


Melinda Frye

Associate Dean
Veterinary Academic and Student Affairs
(970) 491-2009

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.

gretchen delcambre

Director of DVM Admissions
(970) 491-6163

Dr. Delcambre oversees the recruitment and admissions process for prospective DVM students, and provides support through services related to diversity, new student orientation, and career services.

DVM Student Psychological Counselor
(970) 491-3919

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

Kayla Andrews

​Financial Education Specialist
(970) 491-2563

Kayla exclusively assists DVM students with financial education, advising, and planning assistance. Learn more about financing your veterinary education here.

Director, DVM Admissions Operations
(970) 491-7052

Janet manages the DVM application, application materials, the online review process, applicant communications, the applicant portal, combined programs, applicant visits, and the student ambassadors.

Jamie Fouty

Program Effectiveness Manager
(970) 491-6008

Jamie Fouty focuses on outcomes assessment, and data analysis, and presentation for continuous improvement.

DVM Student Coordinator
(970) 297-0384

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

Laura Leinen

DVM Student Coordinator
(970) 491-1708

Allyce Lobdell

Administrative Assistant for DVM Services
(970) 491-3125

Rosemary Lucas

​Database Query and Management Specialist
(970) 491-4945

Adrienne Marcus

​DVM Professional Resources Coordinator
(970) 491-7054

Adrienne Marcus provides program support to the DVM Student Services team for scholarships, tutoring services, rabies vaccination clinics, and career services.


​Director of International Student Experiences for DVM Students

Dr. Frey (formerly Straatmann) creates, oversees, and coordinates international and regional educational and experiential opportunities for DVM students. She directs the Todos Santos Veterinary Externship and co-teaches Spanish for Veterinarians.

Andrew West

Director - Academy for Teaching and Learning

Andrew West supports faculty in curriculum development, instruction, and in learner assessment.


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. Lora Ballweber, Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Pathology
  • Dr. Elaine Carnevale, Professor, Biomedical Sciences
  • Dr. Tod Clapp, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
  • Dr. Kristy Dowers, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Laurie Fonken, DVM Student Psychological Counselor
  • Jamie Fouty, Program Effectiveness Coordinator, CVMBS College Office
  • Dr. Melinda Frye, Associate Dean, Veterinary Academic & Student Affairs, CVMBS College Office
  • Dr. Pedro Boscan, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Amy MacNeill, Associate Professor, Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology
  • Dr. Rebecca Ruch-Gallie, Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Jane Shaw, Associate Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. David Van Metre, Professor, Clinical Sciences
  • Dr. Andrew West, Educational Development Manager, CVMBS College Office
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