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CVM Directors, Deputy Directors, and Their Predecessors

DIRECTORS


Dr. Henry Moskey
Food and Drug Administration
Senior Veterinarian, FDA
1927-1952

Dr. John Collins
Chief, Veterinary Medical Branch
Bureau of Medicine, FDA
1953-1958

Dr. Charles G. Durbin
Director, Veterinary Medical Division, FDA
1959-1965

M.R. Clarkson, DVM, J.D.

Director, Bureau of Veterinary Medicine
January 1966 – October 1966

C.D. Van Houweling, DVM
Director, Bureau of Veterinary Medicine
January 1967 – June 1978

L.M. Crawford, DVM, Ph.D.
Director, Bureau of Veterinary Medicine
August 1978 – August 1980
April 1982 – December 1985

Gerald B. Guest, DVM
Acting Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine
August 1980 – April 1982

Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine
October 1986 – April 1993

Richard H. Teske, DVM
Acting Center Director
April 1993 – May 1994

Stephen F. Sundlof, DVM, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine
June 1994 – January 2008

Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D
Director, Center for Veterinary Medicine
January 2008 to present



DEPUTY DIRECTORS

Dr. Fred J. Kingma
January 1967-June 1978

Terrence Harvey, DVM
1980-1982

Gerald B. Guest, DVM
April 1982 – January 1986

Richard H. Teske, DVM
June 1994

Rear Admiral Michael J. Blackwell, DVM
June 1994 - February 1999

G.A. “Bert” Mitchell, DVM
Acting Deputy Director
February 1999 – July 1999

Andrew Beaulieu, DVM
July 1999 – February 2001

Rear Admiral Linda Tollefson, DVM, MPH
February 2001 - September 2005

Bernadette Dunham, D.V.M., Ph.D
August 2006 - January 2008