Outgoing AAVMC President Dr. Trevor Ames (right) hands over the gavel to Dr. Eleanor M. Green.
Outgoing AAVMC President Dr. Trevor Ames (right) hands over the gavel to Dr. Eleanor M. Green.

Dr. Eleanor Green, the Carl B. King Dean of Veterinary Medicine at the Texas A&M University College July 24, of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has begun her term as president of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC).

“It’s an honor for me to have this opportunity to lead the AAVMC and I’m very excited about it,” said Dr. Green “We’re fortunate to have so many talented and dedicated educators working in our member institutions and I look forward to working closely with them as we continue our efforts to create opportunity and progress in veterinary medicine.”

She assumed the presidency at the annual meeting of AAVMC in Boston. She was elected president-elect at the organization’s annual meeting last year.

Dr. Green earned her DVM from Auburn University and is a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). She has previously served as president of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP), the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians (AAVC) and the ABVP.

Dr. Douglas Freeman, dean of the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan, was elected president-elect. Freeman earned his DVM degree from the University of Minnesota and a PhD from the University of Idaho and is a Diplomate in the American College of Theriogenologists.

Read more at the Texas A&M veterinary medicine website