The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. King, DVM, MS, MPA, ACVPM, has served as dean for three colleges over the span of 17 years. Most recently, he was the interim dean of the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University and was also the VP for Agriculture. A native of Wooster, Ohio, Dr. King received his BS and DVM degrees from The Ohio State University. He earned his MS in epidemiology from the University of Minnesota and received his master’s degree in public administration from the American University. Dr. King is a board-certified member of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and has completed the Senior Executive Fellowship program at Harvard University. Dr. King was elected as a member of the NASEM in 2004. He is a past Vice-Chair of the National Academy of Medicine’s Forum on Microbial Threats to Health and has been awarded both the Global One Health Award presented in 2013 by the World Small Animal Veterinary Medical Association and the OIE Meritorious Award for his distinguished global career in animal and public health in 2019. His interests and expertise are in emerging zoonoses, antimicrobial resistance, global health, One Health, and leadership development. He currently is the Vice-Chair for the President’s Advisory Council Combating Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and is serving on the boards or in advisory roles for 10 organizations and companies.