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Daniel joins the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine as department head


BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 17, 2007 – Dr. Greg Daniel, a veterinary radiologist, has joined the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM) as the head of the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences. He most recently served as professor and director of radiological services at the University of Tennessee's College of Veterinary Medicine in Knoxville.

"We're very pleased to recruit an academic leader of Dr. Daniel's caliber to this important leadership position in our college," said Gerhardt Schurig, dean of Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. "In addition to the vision and leadership capacity he will bring to the department, the college and the university, he will also bring additional depth to our already impressive clinical programs in diagnostic imaging."

Daniel earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky, a D.V.M. degree from Auburn University, and a master’s degree from the University of Illinois. He is a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Radiology.

Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Tennessee, Daniel conducted an internship in small animal medicine and surgery and a residency in nuclear medicine and radiology at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. He has also served as a visiting professor of radiology at the University of Prince Edward Island's Atlantic Veterinary College.

Daniel is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions, including the Pfizer Award for Research Excellence, the University of Tennessee Chancellor's Award for Research Excellence, the Dean's Special Citation Award, among others.

The Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine is a two-state, three-campus professional school operated by the land-grant universities of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and the University of Maryland at College Park. Its flagship facilities, based at Virginia Tech, include the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, which treats more than 40,000 animals annually. Other campuses include the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, Va., and the Avrum Gudelsky Veterinary Center at College Park, home of the Center for Government and Corporate Veterinary Medicine. The VMRCVM annually enrolls approximately 500 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and graduate students, is a leading biomedical and clinical research center, and provides professional continuing education services for veterinarians practicing throughout the two states. Virginia Tech, the most comprehensive university in Virginia, is dedicated to quality, innovation, and results to the commonwealth, the nation, and the world.