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
DVM, MSc, MPH, PhD, DACVPM
Executive Dean and Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology
DVM, MVetSci Conservation Medicine
Dean, Veterinary School
Gregg W. BeVier
BS, MS, DVM, MBA
Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs
DVM, MPH, PhD
Assistant Dean of Students. Assistant Professor of Virology
Lawrence Okonkwo Aka
D.V.M, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Veterinary Physiology
Laura R. Pageon
DVM, Diplomate, ACVP
Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology
James O Adekeye
D.V.M, MS., Ph.D.
Professor Microbiology and Immunology
Professor and Head, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences
BSc, BVSc, MSc
Assistant professor of clinical skills
Associate Professor of Veterinary Pharmacology, Basic Sciences Department
Adjunct Professor (non-resident)