Texas A&M's new dean starts March 1
Dr. Eleanor M. Green of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has been named dean of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, effective March 1. She succeeds Dr. H. Richard Adams, who returns to the faculty of the Department of Veterinary Physiology and Pharmacology.
Since 1996, Dr. Green has served as Florida's professor and chair of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences. She also is chief of staff for the college's Large Animal Hospital.
In a university news release, Texas A&M's provost and executive vice president for academics, Jeffrey S. Vitter, cited Dr. Green's international reputation in large animal clinical sciences and her role as the chief of staff for the veterinary teaching hospital at the University of Florida as key reasons for her selection. He also mentioned her being involved in developing the college's academic master plan and setting goals.
Prior to working at the University of Florida, Dr. Green was professor and head of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and director of the Large Animal Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at the University of Tennessee. She also has served on the faculties of the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine and the Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Green also was a partnership owner in a private veterinary practice.
Dr. Green earned her DVM degree from Auburn University in 1973. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Specialty of Internal Medicine, and a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners.