Meet our Faculty & Staff
Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine has more than 60 full-time faculty with outstanding credentials as veterinarians, teachers, and researchers. Our faculty pursue a broad variety of advances in veterinary medicine, public health, conservation, and government to shape the face of medical science worldwide.
The educational quality of any university is inherently tied to the quality of its faculty and its support staff. At Ross Vet, we strive to provide a climate that encourages, supports, and values the contributions of each team member to our students success.
Our faculty have outstanding credentials in teaching and research, and are committed to educating the veterinarians of tomorrow. From our Student Experience team to Housing and academic support staff, our Ross Vet community is passionate about your experience as a student.
Dr. Abramo was born in Buffalo, NY and after receiving her DVM from Ross University in 2003, she returned to the area to practice small animal general
Dr. Mathias Afortu-Ofre received his medical degree from Windsor University School of Medicine. He further obtain a Masters degree in healthcare
Dr. Artemiou is an Associate Professor of Clinical Communication, and the Director of Research and Innovation in Veterinary Medical Education at Ross
Dr. Harut Avsaroglu graduated (DVM) from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Utrecht University, The Netherlands in 1999. Following two years of
From a microbiologist’s point of view, scientific approaches towards safeguarding the life and well-being of animal hosts is inseparable from a better
Dr. Amy Beierschmitt received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of California Davis, Davis, CA, in 1991. After
Ms. Carr received her BSc degree in Business Administration, with an emphasis in Human Resource Management from Northern Caribbean University in 2004.
Dr. Don R. Bergfelt holds a Master of Science (MS) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in Veterinary Science from the University of Wisconsin-
Associate Professor, Small Animal Surgery
Dr. Bittencourt is originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he studied Veterinary Medicine at Universidade Federal Fluminense in Brazil,