Associate Dean for Professional Programs Texas A&M University College Station, Texas
Dr. Cornell is the Associate Dean for Professional Programs at Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biosciences. Dr. Cornell graduated from Purdue’s College of Veterinary Medicine and after two years in private practice returned to Purdue where she completed an internship, small animal surgery residency and Ph.D. She was a member of the faculty at the University of Georgia for 18 years prior to making the move to Texas A&M in 2016. Karen is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and has served on the Board of Regents for the same organization. She is a soft tissue surgeon with a primary interest in professional skills training for veterinary professionals, teaching methodologies and reconstructive surgery. She is a two-time recipient of the Carl Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Teaching Award and in 2011 she was named a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, the highest award for teaching at UGA.