Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Congratulations to Professor Dr. Nicholas Frank, the newly selected associate dean for academic affairs at Cummings School! Dr. Frank will succeed Dr. Angie Warner in this position following commencement in May 2017.
An equine researcher with expertise in laminitis, metabolic syndrome and endocrinology, Dr. Frank joined Cummings School as chair of its Department of Clinical Sciences in 2011. As chair of the school’s largest department, he led a group of nearly 50 academic and clinical faculty who serve clients in Tufts’ animal hospitals, teach throughout the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine program, and undertake ground-breaking research to improve animal and human health.
Dr. Frank came to Cummings School from the veterinary faculty at the University of Tennessee, where, as an equine internist, he was section chief of large animal medicine and led the Center for Equine Veterinary Research. He is an award-winning teacher and also serves as a consulting member of the University of Nottingham faculty in the United Kingdom. Dr. Frank has excelled as a clinician-scholar in the field of equine internal medicine and endocrinology.