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The Office of Research and Graduate Studies

  • provides research administration for the UTCVM
  • coordinates the Comparative and Experimental Medicine (CEM) Graduate Program
  • allocates research space
  • determines graduate stipends
  • interacts with compliance officers and committees
  • provides administrative oversight for the Tennessee Higher Education Commission Center of Excellence in Livestock Diseases and Human Health, the institutional Office of Laboratory Animal Care, and college laboratory animal facilities
  • interfaces with other research units of the UT system; with other university, federal, and state agencies; and with private interests in developing and maintaining collaborative interactions and clinical trials

Dr. David Anderson​
Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies
A102 Veterinary Medicine Bldg.

Dr. Stephen Kania
Assistant Dean for Research & Graduate Studies
A102 Veterinary Medicine Bldg.

Ms. Kim Rutherford
Administrative Specialist
A102 Veterinary Medicine Bldg.
kimruth1@utk.edu ​​

Ms. Emily Ford
Communications Coordinator
A102 Veterinary Medicine Bldg.