College of Agriculture & Natural Resources
Department of Veterinary Medicine

Contact Us

The Department of Veterinary Medicine at College Park DOES NOT offer clinical and diagnostic services. Questions about your animal’s health and other clinical concerns should be directed to the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine – Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH).


Phone:   540-231-4621


Please note that the veterinary college and the VTH are located in Blacksburg, Virginia on the campus of Virginia Tech, our partner institution. The VTH also requires a Referral Form from your family veterinarian.



While we try to provide answers to the most frequently asked questions, you may still have additional questions.  Please feel free to contact one of our representatives below. 


Ms. Judy Knight – for general inquiries to Vet Med

Business Services Specialist


Phone:   301-314-6833 


Dr. Utpal Pal – for students interested in pursuing graduate research studies (MS or PhD) in our Veterinary Medical Sciences (VMSC) Graduate Program

Professor and Director of the Veterinary Medical Sciences Graduate Program


Phone:   301-314-2118


Dr. Nathaniel Tablante  for students seeking admission to the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine or to any Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) program

Professor and Associate Director of the Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine


Phone:   301-314-6810


Ms. Shelby Jenkins – for current and former undergraduate students interested in pursuing a DVM

Admissions Coordinator, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine-Blacksburg, Virginia


Phone:   540-231-4699



Ms. Libby Dufour – for current and former high school students interested in the pre-vet program at the Department of Animal and Avian Sciences

Assistant Director of Animal & Avian Sciences Undergraduate Program


Phone:    301-405-1373



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