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Faculty & Staff in Animal Welfare, Ethics and Policy Signature Opportunity

Allen Rutberg, PhD
Director of the Center for Animals and Public Policy, Research Assistant Professor, Comparative Pathobiology, Director and Section Co-leader, Animals in the Environment, CAPP. Oversees and administers program, teaches wildlife-related selectives, participates in first and second-year DVM core courses, mentors student research in wildlife.
Emily McCobb, DVM, MS
Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences, Director of Veterinary Shelter Medicine;  Assistant Director, Center for Animals and Public Policy; Section Leader, Animals in the Community, CAPP.  Participates in first and second-year core courses, directs third year euthanasia workshop, teaches shelter medicine-related selectives, oversees Animals and Community-related student opportunities, mentors student research projects in shelter medicine and animal welfare.
Seana Dowling-Guyer, MS
Leads animal behavior selective, mentors DVM summer research in shelter dog behavior and welfare.
Alicia Karas, DVM, MS
Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences, Teaches animal welfare selective, mentors student research projects in laboratory animal welfare and refinement practices
Megan Mueller, PhD
Research Assistant Professor, Clinical Sciences. Teaches in first-year core class, oversees student participation in Paws for People program, mentors student research involving Human Animal Relationships.
David Lee-Parritz, DVM
Clinical Professor & Associate Chair, DEPH, Section Co-leader, Animals in Research, CAPP.  Teaches in animal welfare selectives, mentors student research and externship opportunities.
Mark Pokras, DVM
Associate Professor, IDGH.  Teaches wildlife-related selectives, mentors student research in wildlife and conservation medicine.
Martha Smith, DVM
Teaches third year selective course in veterinary forensics, participates in shelter medicine selectives.
Angelina Warner, DVM, DSc
Associate Professor, Biomedical Sciences,.  Directs second-year core course, teaches selectives and courses in laboratory animal welfare, mentors student research and externship opportunities.