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Associate Dean for Research,
Graduate Studies to Retire

Dr. Ronald Terjung

Ronald Terjung, PhD, associate dean for research and postdoctoral studies at the MU College of Veterinary Medicine, has announced his retirement effective Sept. 1. Terjung has served as professor of physiology and associate chairman of the Department of Biomedical Sciences since 1997. He has held joint appointments in the School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, and as a senior investigator at the Dalton Cardiovascular Research Center.

During his appointment at the CVM, he has been honored with the Golden Chalk Award by the Graduate Professional Council (2000), the Pfizer Award for Research Excellence, the Citation Award from the American College of Sport Medicine (1996) and both the Adolph Lecture (2008) and the Honor Award (2012) from the Environmental and Exercise Section of the American Physiological Society.

Terjung has served on editorial boards of the Journal of Applied Physiology, Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews and Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. He has also served as editor of Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, associate editor of Journal of Applied Physiology and editor-in-chief of Comprehensive Physiology (Online Handbooks of Physiology) 2009-2013. He has served on National Institutes of Health and American Heart Association study sections as well as a number of national and international review boards. Terjung has been continuously funded by the American Heart Association or NIH since 1974. During his career he published more than 115 peer-reviewed papers and more than 40 invited reviews and book chapters.

Dr. Carolyn Henry

CVM Dean Neil C. Olson announced that effective Sept. 1 Dr. Carolyn Henry, DVM, will become the interim associate dean for research and graduate studies. Henry is a professor of veterinary oncology who holds a dual appointment in the MU School of Medicine, as well as serving as the interim associate director of research at Ellis Fischel Cancer Center and as the faculty facilitator for the One Health/One Medicine Mizzou Advantage.

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