In “Synergy Magazine” University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, May 2021

“I kept uncovering new, exciting aspects of the school, from outstanding research, educational and clinical programs to renowned diagnostic laboratory networks protecting the food supply,” Lairmore said.

Lairmore’s career path prepared him well for deanship. He…

February 22, 2021, In Dean’s Perspectives

“Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.” — Sitting Bull

This past year has provided all of us a dramatic view of how much our world can change when events such as pandemics disregard borders…

From a Dean’s Perspective, July 7, 2020

Michael Lairmore, DVM, PhD

“By working to ensure we live in a society that prioritizes public safety, education, and innovation, entrepreneurship can thrive and create a better world for all of us to live in.” — Ron Conway

Our current COVID19 pandemic has…

By Michael Lairmore, On March 3, 2020

In Dean’s Perspectives

“Long-term career aspirations encompass emotional and intellectual impact of work on society.” — Henry Samueli

When I speak to students about the career opportunities offered by our training and educational programs, I often mention how our work influences the world…

Celebrating a Decade of Innovation and Discovery


“Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower.” —Steve Jobs

The end of a decade brings reflections on the past and hope for the future. Organizations that continue to provide an environment of innovation and embrace change are…

Reflecting on the Past, Looking Toward the Future


“I love those who can smile in trouble, who can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection.” –Leonardo da Vinci

This time of year brings us reflections of the past year and ways to consider…

By Michael Lairmore, On November 25, 2019

In Dean’s Perspectives

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings.” –William Arthur Ward

As the winter rains approach and the air turns chilly, we turn our attention toward the holiday season and…

Michael Lairmore

Michael D. Lairmore, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dean of UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Scientist & National Academy of Medicine member #veterinary #science #health

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