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Administrative Services

Philippe Baneux, DVM, DipECLAM
Center for Animal Resources and Education at Cornell University
Attending Veterinarian, Director
College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Adj. Professor, Animal Science
College of Veterinary Medicine
Adj. Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Adj. Professor, Clinical Sciences

      Phone: 607-253-3523

Rita Hoffay
CARE Financial Analyst

      Phone: 607-253-3521

Drew Kirby
Programs Information Administrator
Quality Assurance Data Manager & Archivist

    Additional Responibilites:
  • Coordinator - Graphic Design, Communications, and Web Management
  • Coordinator - IT / Telecommunications
  • Emergency Coordinator (Logistical)

      Phone: 607-253-4476

Nancy Rice
Executive Staff Assistant

      Phone: 607-253-3523

Dan Viviano, LEED AP BD+C, CCM
Facilities Projects Manager

      Phone: 607-253-4140

Clinical and Technical Services

Mary Martin, DVM, DACLAM, MPH
Assistant Director - Clinical Services

    Additional Responibilites:
  • Director, Residency Program
  • Chief, Veterinary and Educational Services
  • Emergency Coordinator (Primary)

      Phone: 607-253-3520

Bryant Blank, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Assistant Director - Agricultural Animals

      Phone: 607-253-3991

Erin Daugherity, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Assistant Director - Technical Services

    Additional Responibilites:
  • Coordinator - Rodent Breeding Team

      Phone: 607-253-4181

Todd J. Pavek, DVM, DACLAM
Assistant Director - Specialty Medicines and Good Laboratory Practice (GLP)

    Additional Responibilites:
  • Chair - ACUP Subcommittee

      Phone: 607-253-3058

Bhupinder Singh, BVSc, MVSc, DACLAM
Assistant Director - Animal Biosafey and Occupational Health

    Additional Responibilites:
  • Emergency Coordinator (Secondary)

      Phone: 607-253-4193

Wendy Williams, BSc., BA, DVM, DACLAM
Assistant Director - Training Services

      Phone: 607-253-4251

Jamie Blauvelt, BT
Veterinary Technologist

      Phone: 607-882-3893

Luce Guanzini, LATg
Veterinary Technologist

    Additional Responibilites:
  • Coordinator - Adoption Program
  • Coordinator - Tissue Bank
  • Department Safety Representative

      Phone: 607-253-4082

Breeding Service

Cheri Jackmin, LATg
Breeding Coordinator - Weill Hall

      Phone: 607-253-3034

Emily Silvela, BS, LAT
Breeding Coordinator - ECRF and TMCF

      Phone: 607-743-9510

Scott Soprano, AAS, LAT
Breeding Coordinator - ECRF, TMCF, and Weill Hall

      Phone: 607-220-3663

Denny Totman II, AS, AAS, RLATg
Breeding Coordinator - ECRF, TMCF

      Phone: 607-227-1589

Training and Development

David Mooneyhan, BS, LAT
Training Coordinator, Veterinary Technologist

    Additional Responibilites:
  • Quality Assurance Unit - Auditor

      Phone: 607-253-3831 (CARE Training Line)

Christine Peterson, BS
Training Coordinator, Veterinary Technologist

      Phone: 607-253-3831 (CARE Training Line)


Dean Jeffery, DVM
Veterinary Resident

      Phone: 607-220-3348

Nathaniel Kollias, DVM
Veterinary Resident

      Phone: 607-227-0810

Beth Noe, DVM
Veterinary Resident

      Phone: 607-342-0682

Facility Management

Tim Van Deusen, RLATg
Facility Manager - Corson-Mudd Halls, Snyder Hill Facilities, Uris Hall, and Weill Hall

      Phone: 607-255-1718

Kevin Yager, LAT
Facility Manager - ABSL3, East Campus Research Facilitiy, Equine Drug Testing,
and Transgenic Mouse Core Facility

      Phone: 607-253-3847


CVM Box 14
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853


Regulatory Questions

    Such as:
  • Approved animal housing areas
  • Protocols
  • Training

Dr. Chris Bellezza or
Rob Felt

Animal Welfare Concerns

    Such as:
  • Anesthesia and analgesia
  • Alternatives
  • Surgery
  • End-points
  • Euthanasia
  • Production of monoclonal antibodies

Dr. Mary Martin

Clinical Care of Research Animals

    Such as:
  • Animal showing signs of pain or distress
  • Diseased animals

Dr. Wendy Williams or
Dr. Mary Martin


Polyclonal Antibody Production

For information on services, prices or technical assistance contact Cheri Jackmin

Training Program

For information contact
David Mooneyhan or
Christine Peterson

Occupational Health & Safety

Dr. Bhupinder Singh

Facility Design, Renovation, and Construction

Dan Viviano