Eleanor Green joins Animal Policy Group, will leave Texas A&M

dvm360, dvm360 October 2019, Volume 50, Issue 10

Prominent veterinary school dean joins attorney Mark Cushing at industry consulting and lobbying firm.

A well-known veterinary school dean has announced her transition to the consulting world. Eleanor Green, DVM, DACVIM, DABVP-the Carl B. King dean of veterinary medicine at Texas A&M University-is joining the Animal Policy Group as senior advisor and consultant, according to a press release.

Dean Green in the news

Dr. Eleanor Green has helped make a number of things happen in her tenure as dean at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Some highlights:

• 2009: Green named veterinary dean at Texas A&M

• 2009: Texas A&M veterinary college nails full accreditation from AVMA

• 2013: Leaders in the veterinary profession go toe to toe over supply and demand

• 2015: Texas A&M Dean Eleanor Green appointed as AAVMC president

• 2017: Keynote speaker to address telemedicine in veterinary profession

• 2018: The bright side of vet life at the Veterinary Innovation Summit

In her new consulting role, Dr. Green will support the Animal Policy Group's focus on regulatory, policy and strategic issues, including accreditation, and serve on industry boards.

Dr. Green will continue to serve as veterinary school dean-the first woman to hold that post at Texas A&M-through June 2020 or until the school finds a successor. As dean, she'll also finish her work preparing for Texas A&M to host the 4th Veterinary Innovation Summit April 3 to 5, 2020, an event that brings more than 500 industry leaders to the campus.

“Dean Green is an icon in the world of animal health and veterinary education,” says Mark Cushing, Animal Policy Group's founder and CEO, in the release. “She has served this profession well, and we look forward to having her incredible energy and insights focused on the future of veterinary medicine and animal health.”

“I've worked on many projects with Mark Cushing,” says Dr. Green. “I look forward to a variety of initiatives to increase opportunities for veterinarians, and both expand and improve animal healthcare throughout the United States.”

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