Biography of Eleanor M. Green, DVM, DACVIM, DABVP

Dr. Eleanor M. Green holds the Carl B. King deanship of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP). 

She received a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Animal Science from the University of Florida and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) from Auburn University. She established a veterinary practice in Mississippi as partner/owner. She became a founding faculty member of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Mississippi State University. 

Her academic appointments have included: equine faculty member at University of Missouri; head of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and director of the large animal hospital at the University of Tennessee; chair of the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and the Chief of Staff of the large animal hospital at the University of Florida. 

Dr. Green has found many avenues for service, both in her profession and in her community. She has served as president of four national organizations, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, the American Association of Veterinary Clinicians, and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. She is the first woman president of the former three national organizations. She has contributed actively to numerous veterinary and animal industry organizations, including the Boards of Directors of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, American Association of Veterinary Clinicians, the Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges, North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium, American Quarter Horse Association, Florida Quarter Horse Association, the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, and the NAVC Veterinary Innovation Council. She has been a member of the AQHA Animal Welfare Commission since its inception, currently serving as chair. She just completed a term as chair of the AQHA Public Policy Committee. Presently, she is chair of the AVMA-AAVMC Veterinary Futures Commission. She has been active in her community as a member of Rotary International, having served as President of the Rotary Club of Gainesville. She has volunteered time to various student and youth groups, such as 4-H and gifted student programs. 

Her awards include: 2004 Award of Distinction from the University of Florida College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 2011 Wilford S. Bailey Distinguished Alumni Award from Auburn University, 2012 Women‘s Progress Award for Administration, induction into the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame in 2013, and 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award for Administration at Texas A&M University. 

Dr. Green has a special interest in the future of veterinary medicine and the innovations that will help ensure a thriving profession.

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