Kennis, Woolridge named
Clinical Sciences Acting Department Heads
Dr. Robert Kennis and Dr. Anne Wooldridge have been named acting heads of the Department of Clinical Sciences. According to Dean Calvin Johnson, who
announced the appointments, the two “will work collaboratively to represent large and small animal medicine, focus areas of the department and incorporate the important disciplines that are not clearly defined by these designations. Both also will work closely with the acting hospital director to coordinate the functions of the Department of Clinical Sciences and the Veterinary
Kennis, professor of dermatology, will serve as principal leader of departmental activities and personnel in the Bailey Small Animal Teaching Hospital. He earned the DVM degree from Michigan State in 1989 and later received a master’s in veterinary immunology from Texas A&M. A member of the Auburn Vet Med faculty for 15 years, he is serving in his second term as section chief for small animal medicine. Kennis is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology as well as a member of the American Association of Veterinary Dermatology. He also was recognized with both a Norden Distinguished Teacher Award and the Texas A&M Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award.
Wooldridge, professor of equine internal medicine, will serve as leader of departmental activities and personnel in the Vaughan Large Animal Teaching Hospital. She serves Clinical Sciences as associate department head for research and graduate studies and graduate program officer and has been a member of the Auburn Vet Med faculty for 13 years. Wooldridge earned the DVM degree from Texas A&M in 1997, later adding a master’s from LSU and Ph.D. from Duke. She is also board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.
Dr. Robert Kennis
Dr. Anne Wooldridge