Rustin Moore, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS


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Dr. Rustin M. Moore, professor and Ruth Stanton Chair in Veterinary Medicine, has served as the dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine since September 2015. Dr. Moore has served Ohio State as chair of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, executive director of the Veterinary Medical Center, associate dean for Clinical and Outreach Programs, and associate executive dean prior to being selected as the dean.

He has taught at all levels of the undergraduate, professional and graduate curricula, both at Ohio State and at Louisiana State University (LSU). He has a particular interest in diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB); health and wellbeing; and the human-animal bond and the associated positive health benefits on people who interact with pets or animals (zooeyia). He is a frequent invited speaker on the topic of DEIB, the Power of a Pet and One Health.

He earned a BS degree from the West Virginia University; a DVM and a PhD from The Ohio State University, and he is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

Rustin Moore