LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Names Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs

Bonnie Boudreaux

For Immediate Release: June 8, 2020

BATON ROUGE, La.— Bonnie Boudreaux, DVM, DACVIM, associate professor of veterinary oncology, has been named associate dean of academic and student affairs at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, effective July 1, 2020. Dr. Boudreaux will be responsible for overseeing curriculum, orientation, class scheduling, conflict resolution, counseling, and wellness.

“I am excited about the opportunity to serve LSU and the School of Veterinary Medicine in this new position.  I look forward to building upon the existing, solid foundation of excellence in education, enhancing student learning through an innovative and dynamic curriculum, and supporting an outstanding student experience,” Dr. Boudreaux said.  

In addition, Dr. Boudreaux will manage the LSU SVM Ross and St. George’s programs, part of an exchange program which makes it possible for veterinary students in their final year at other schools of veterinary medicine to attend the LSU SVM for their final clinical year of study. She’ll also be responsible for student clubs, student clinical rotation scheduling, career advising, and a computer-based testing application that enables test creation, secure test administration, exam scoring, and assessment.

“Dr. Boudreaux has championed problem-based learning and several other aspects of the existing curriculum for many years.  As a clinician, she understands the challenges and opportunities involved in training practice-level veterinarians in a competency-based format. I look forward to working with her as she collaborates with the faculty to re-invent the veterinary curriculum,” said Joel Baines, VMD, PhD, dean.

 

Dr. Boudreaux is currently an associate professor in the Veterinary Clinical Sciences department; her promotion to professor becomes effective July 1. She received her BS in 2002 and DVM in 2005 from Mississippi State University, and her MS in 2009 from Auburn University. She joined the faculty at the LSU SVM in 2009.

Dr. Boudreaux’s research focus is in medical oncology. Her research seeks to understand cancer in animals and how to most effectively treat the disease. She is widely published in her field of expertise.

Since arriving at LSU, Dr. Boudreaux has received several grants, including:

  • Examining the Efficacy of CM101 as a Primary and/or Adjuvant Agent in the Treatment of Canine Solid Tumors, Pilot Study, Tumor End, $137,160.00
  • Sodium Channel Blockade with Electromagnetic Stimulation for Cancer Therapy: A Safety Study in Dogs and Cats, Oleander Medical Technologies, $38,881.00

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is one of only 30 veterinary schools in the U.S. and the only one in Louisiana. The LSU SVM is dedicated to improving the lives of people and animals through education, research and service. We teach. We heal. We discover. We protect.

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