The faculty and administration at St. Matthew's University bring in-depth experience and knowledge to the challenge of veterinary medical education.

All St. Matthew's University faculty have an advanced veterinary and/or doctoral degree (DVM, PhD) with postgraduate training in a veterinary or academic specialty, as well as demonstrated experience in teaching and/or research. Our dedicated full-time faculty are assisted by adjunct faculty who are world-leading specialists and travel to Cayman each semester to teach our students.

Senior Advisor: John Marvin, M.B.A.

Executive Dean: Brendan Lee, D.V.M., M.Sc., M.P.H., D.A.C.V.P.M.

Dean: Samantha Shields, D.V.M., MVetSci 

Assistant Dean of Students:
Benjamin Stading, D.V.M, MPH, PhD

Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs: 
Gregg BeVier, D.V.M., M.B.A.

Chief Financial Officer: Terry Moya

Director of Admissions: Adriana Marin-Negron

Director of Information Technology: Ripley Eldridge

Registrar: Gloria Miranda-Avila

Executive Dean

Brendan Lee
Brendan Lee
DVM, MSc, MPH, PhD, DACVPM

Executive Dean and Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology

Dean

Samantha Shields
Samantha Shields
DVM, MVetSci Conservation Medicine

Dean, Veterinary School

Assistant Dean

Gregg W. BeVier
Gregg W. BeVier
BS, MS, DVM, MBA

Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs

Ben Stading
Ben Stading
DVM, MPH, PhD

Assistant Dean of Students. Assistant Professor of Virology

Alan Emsley
Alan Emsley
B.Sc., Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor (non-resident)

Charles Dickinson
Charles Dickinson
DVM MS

Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences

Elaine Blythe
Elaine Blythe
RPh, PharmD

Associate Professor of Veterinary Pharmacology, Basic Sciences Department

Gillian Declercq
Gillian Declercq
BSc, BVSc, MSc

Assistant professor of clinical skills

James O Adekeye
James O Adekeye
D.V.M, MS., Ph.D.

Professor Microbiology and Immunology

Laura R. Pageon
Laura R. Pageon
DVM, Diplomate, ACVP

Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology

Lawrence Okonkwo Aka
Lawrence Okonkwo Aka
D.V.M, M.Sc., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Veterinary Physiology

Zuhair Ismail
Zuhair Ismail
BVMS, ABVP

Professor