Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences, Penn State University
115 Henning Building

University Park
, PA 16802

Phone, Main Office: 814-865-7696
Phone, Graduate Office: 814-865-7697
Phone, Undergraduate Office: 814-865-5630


  • Administrative Support (Undergraduate Programs)

Areas of Expertise

  • Coordinates all department undergraduate course scheduling and final exam scheduling (LionPath)
  • Maintains student records and meets with students to assist with course scheduling issues
  • Assigns advisors to students
  • Processes student degree audits, course substitutions and graduation validation
  • Assists with NSO, as needed
  • Processes add/drop
  • Coordinates Student Rating and Teaching Evaluation (SRTE)
  • Administrative Support Assistant
  • Department Head
  • Professor of Immunology and Molecular Toxicology

Areas of Expertise

  • Trace element selenium and selenoproteins
  • Redox biology
  • Macrophage biology- emphasis on inflammation and resolution
  • Endogenous bioactive lipid mediators
  • Cancer (leukemia) and leukemia stem cells
  • Redox control of stress erythropoiesis during inflammation
  • Administrative Support Assistant
  • Graduate Programs

Areas of Expertise

  • Coordinate all aspects of the departments Bortree Lecture Series
  • Processes drop/add
  • Assists in processing 496/596 forms
  • Assists with course scheduling in LionPath
  • Processes all graduate appointments and Terms of Offer contracts
  • Coordinates all graduate events including recruitment, graduation receptions, thesis committee meetings and defenses
  • Processes and coordinate recruiting applications
  • Processes onboarding paperwork (offer letters, TOO's, etc.) of new and renewal appointments for the graduate students appointed in the graduate program
  • Reconcile ERS reports for travel, lectures, group meals
  • Processes departmental key requests
  • Processes OPP work orders for the department
  • Schedule room reservations via 25Live
  • Monitors and Updates the department's Listserv's

Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences