Where are they now?

Our alumni are going places. The College extends a hearty congratulations to those listed below who recently made exciting career moves.

Juan Samper, ’86 MS, ’90 PhD, was recently appointed associate dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville, Fla. Samper is a board certified theriogenologist and was formerly associate dean at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis.

Samithamby Jeyaseelan, ’01 PhD, is now the William Jenkins Professor in Veterinary Medicine at Louisiana State University. Jeyaseelan is the Principal Investigator on a new $11.5 million NIH program to establish the Center for Lung Biology and Disease. Read more

Molly McCue, DVM, MS, ’07 PhD, professor in the Department of Population Medicine, was recently named interim associate dean of research at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). The associate dean of research is charged with leading the research mission of the College, implementing the CVM’s research strategic plan, and reviewing the current functions of this position and the office of the associate dean of research.

Jing Du, ’17 PhD, is a postdoctoral scientist with Susan Quaggin, MD, at Northwestern University in Chicago, Ill.

Mikayla Schroeder, ’17 DVM, started a new position as surgical oncology intern at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Have news to share? Let us know! Email us at cvmcomm@umn.edu.