National & International Office Holders

Faculty members in Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine are world-renown for their research and teaching. Many also serve in other capacities in state, national and international professional organizations. Here is a sampling of those individuals.

Department of Biomedical Sciences

  • Jonathan Mochel, president, Animal Health Modeling and Simulation Society
  • Jonathan Mochel, board member, European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Jonathan Mochel, chair, Education and Residency Committee of the European College of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Jonathan Mochel, vice president (international affairs), European Association of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology

Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

  • Rachel Allbaugh, board of directors, International Equine Ophthalmology Consortium
  • Rachel Allbaugh, chair, American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmologists Credentials Committee
  • Rachel Allbaugh, member, American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
  • Rachel Allbaugh, co-chair, Vision for Animals Foundation Grants Committee
  • Rachel Allbaugh, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Karin Allenspach, chair, European College Veterinary Internal Medicine Congress Committee
  • Karin Allenspach, member, European council for AB recommendations
  • Karin Allenspach, member, American council for AB recommendations
  • Karin Allenspach, member, Immunology group ACVIM
  • Karin Allenspach, president, European Society of Comparative Gastroenterology
  • Karin Allenspach, member, International Society for Stem Cell Research
  • Karin Allenspach, member, Italian Association of Veterinarians for Small Animals
  • Karin Allenspach, fellow, Higher Education Academy
  • Karin Allenspach, member, Society for Mucosal Immunology
  • Karin Allenspach, member, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Karin Allenspach, member, European Society for Small Animal Internal Medicine
  • Karin Allenspach, member, Swiss Veterinary Society
  • Karin Allenspach, member, Swiss Society for Small Animal Medicine
  • Karin Allenspach, board of directors, Comparative Gastroenterology Society
  • Darren Berger, member, American College of Veterinary Dermatology
  • Darren Berger, member, American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology
  • Darren Berger, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • April Blong, member, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Benchmark Subcommittee
  • April Blong, member, Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • April Blong, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Joyce Carnevale, member, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners Outreach Committee
  • Stephanie Caston, member, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Examination Committee
  • Katarzyna Dembek, forum research abstract reviewer, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Katarzyna Dembek, member, American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • Bonnie Hay-Kraus, chair, American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia Multiple Choice Examination Committee
  • William Hoefle, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • William Hoefle, member, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • William Hoefle, member, Veterinary Orthopedic Society
  • Albert Jergens, president, Comparative Gastroenterology Society (CGS)
  • Albert Jergens, member, European Society for Comparative Gastroenterology (ESCG)
  • Albert Jergens, member, AGA
  • Albert Jergens, member, ACVIM Forum program committee
  • Albert Jergens, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Albert Jergens, member, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Albert Jergens, member, American Gastroenterology Society
  • Chad Johannes, member, ACVIM Oncology Specialty Examination Rating Committee
  • Chad Johannes, chair, Veterinary Cancer Society’s Veterinary Market Research subcommittee
  • Chad Johannes, member, USDA Center for Veterinary Biologics - Veterinary Oncology Technical Stakeholder
  • Kevin Kersh, member, American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • Kevin Kersh, member, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Karl Kraus, founder, president, International Veterinary Orthopedic Academy
  • Karl Kraus, founder, president, International Veterinary Neurosurgery Academy
  • Dana LeVine, vice president, Association of Veterinary Hematology and Transfusion Medicine
  • Dana LeVine, member, Veterinary and Comparative Clinical Immunology Society Hematology Task Force
  • Dana LeVine, ACVIM Consensus Statement Panel member, Rational Treatment of Dogs with Primary IMHA
  • Dana LeVine, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Dana LeVine, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Megan Mickelson, member, Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology
  • Megan Mickelson, member, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Megan Mickelson, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Kristina Miles, president, Society of Veterinary Nuclear Medicine
  • Brenda Mulherin, examination committee member and grader, American Veterinary Dental College
  • Brenda Mulherin, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Brenda Mulherin, member, American Animal Hospital Association
  • Brenda Mulherin, member, Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry
  • Brenda Mulherin, member, Veterinary Dental Educators
  • Margaret Musser, member, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine - Maintenance of Credentials Oncology Subcommittee
  • Margaret Musser, member, Veterinary Cancer Society
  • Margaret Musser, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • James Noxon, member, American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology
  • James Noxon, member, American Association of Veterinary Clinicians
  • June Olds, chair, American Association of Zoo Veterinarians Development Committee
  • Jean-Sebastian Palerme, ACVIM Specialty Examination Reviewer
  • Jean-Sebastian Palerme, ACVIM Forum Abstract Reviewer
  • Jean-Sebastian Palerme, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Elizabeth Riedesel, member, American College of Veterinary Radiology
  • Elizabeth Riedesel, member, Veterinary Ultrasound Society
  • Elizabeth Riedesel, member, Veterinary CT/MRI Society
  • Elizabeth Riedesel, member, Veterinary Large Animal Diagnostic Imaging Society
  • Elizabeth Riedesel, member, Radiological Society of North America
  • Elizabeth Riedesel, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Jennifer Scaccianoce, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Jennifer Scaccianoce, member, Primary Care Veterinary Educators
  • Beatrice Sponseller, member, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
  • Tamara Swor, NAVLE form and pool reviewer, International Council for Veterinary Assessment (ICVA)
  • Tamara Swor, member, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Tamara Swor, member, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
  • Tamara Swor, member, Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • Tamara Swor, member, American Association of Equine Practitioners
  • Tamara Swor, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Tamara Swor, member, American Association of Veterinary Clinicians
  • Tamara Swor, member, American Association of Veterinary Colleges
  • Dane Tatarniuk, member, International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology
  • Dane Tatarniuk, member, AO-VET – Veterinary Orthopedic Society
  • Dane Tatarniuk, member, American College of Veterinary Surgeons
  • Dane Tatarniuk, member, American Association of Equine Practitioners Task Force Committee on Young Professionals in the Equine Profession
  • Laura Van Vertloo, member, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialty Exam Rating Committee
  • Courtney Vengrin, co-chair, American Evaluation Association Topical Interest Group
  • Courtney Vengrin, member, International Council for Veterinary Assessment (ICVA)
  • Courtney Vengrin, chair, Association for Assessment of Learning in Higher Education Communications Committee
  • Rebecca Walton, member, Veterinary Committee on Trauma (VetCOT), Performance improvement and Patient Safety committee
  • Rebecca Walton, chair, Reassessment Campaign on Veterinary Resuscitation (RECOVER) Initiative
  • Rebecca Walton, member, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Benchmark Committee, Task Analysis Committee, Residency Training Committee, Exam committee
  • Rebecca Walton, member, American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Rebecca Walton, member, Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • Jessica Ward, co-chair, cardiology forum subcommittee, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
  • Bianca Zaffarano, board member at large, Association of Avian Veterinarians
  • Bianca Zaffarano, secretary/treasurer American Heartworm Society Executive Board
  • Bianca Zaffarano, member, Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians
  • Eric Zellner, member, American College of Veterinary Surgeons Resident Credentialing Committee

Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine

  • Eric Burrough, North Central Regional representative, American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
  • Pat Gorden, alternate representative, American Veterinary Medical Association Animal Agriculture Liaison Committee
  • Pat Gorden, vice president, American Association of Bovine Practitioners
  • Pat Halbur, immediate past president, American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians
  • Locke Karriker, director, American Association of Swine Veterinarians District 6
  • Annette O'Connor, past president, Association for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine
  • Jonathan Mochel, president, Animal Health Modeling and Simulation Society
  • Jonathan Mochel, board member, European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Jonathan Mochel, chair, Education and Residency Committee of the European College of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Jonathan Mochel, vice president (international affairs), European Association of Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology
  • Paul Plummer, president and trustee, American Dairy Goat Association Research Foundation
  • Paul Plummer, alternate representative, American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Antimicrobials
  • Paul Plummer, member, USDA Secretary's Advisory Committee on Animal Health
  • Alex Ramirez, president, American Association of Swine Veterinarians
  • Alex Ramirez, member, American Veterinary Medical Association Council on Education Site Visit Team
  • Jan Shearer, president, Dairy Cattle Welfare Council
  • Jan Shearer, board of directors at large, American College of Animal Welfare

Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine

  • F. Chris Minion, chair, Scientific Review Committee, Iowa State Fair
  • James Roth, chair, Food and Agriculture Committee of the Professional and Scientific Advisory Board of the American Society for Microbiology
  • James Roth, executive director, Institute for International Cooperation in Animal Biologics, a World Organization for Animal Health Collaborating Center for Diagnosis of Animal Disease and Vaccine Evaluation in the Americas
  • James Roth, director, Center for Food Security and Public Health, a World Organization for Animal Health Collaborating Center for Day One Veterinary Competencies and Continuing Education
  • James Roth, National Academies of Science, National Research Council, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research Advisory Council
  • Qijing Zhang, appointed to APLU/AAVMC Committee on Curriculum Development to Combat Antibiotic Resistance
  • Qijing Zhang, president, 100th annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases

Department of Veterinary Pathology

  • Jared Danielson, chair, Academic Affairs Committee of the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
  • Amanda Fales-Williams, president, Board of Directors, Iowa Veterinary Medical Association Foundation
  • Amanda Fales-Williams, president-elect, Iowa Veterinary Medical Association

Center for Food Security and Public Health

  • Danelle Bickett-Weddle, president, American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
  • Danelle Bickett-Weddle, member, American Association of Bovine Practitioners Biological Risk Management and Preparedness Committee