HARROGATE, Tennessee, September 24, 2019 – Lincoln Memorial University-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) welcomes Katherine Fogelberg as director of the Center for Innovation in Veterinary Education and Technology (CIVET) and associate professor of veterinary medicine.
Fogelberg will manage the CIVET group and help facilitate relationships and innovation in delivering veterinary curriculum. She will also help with faculty professional development in the area of education and educational research.
“I love being able to help others understand our profession and getting to teach faculty and students the ins and outs of teaching and learning,” said Fogelberg.
Fogelberg earned a PhD in science education from Texas Christian University and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Texas A&M University. An army veteran, Fogelberg completed her final duty assignment at Fort Sam Houston in Texas. In that role, she served as the officer in charge of training for the Combat Casualty Care Course, a nine-day, in-residence course that trained military health care providers from around the world in their field combat mission. She is an active member of numerous veterinary medicine and public health societies, serves as a reviewer for several scholarly journals covering education, veterinary medicine, and public health, and is an associate editor for the peer-reviewed journal “Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.” She is also the founder and executive director of MSoMI Academy for Girls (msomiacademy.org), a 501(c)(3) recognized non-profit organization that is working to raise enough capital to open a girls’ school in Kisii, Kenya. Her hobbies including sewing, reading, and long-distance running.
“My favorite part of teaching is being part of each student’s journey toward their professional, and sometimes personal, goals,” said Fogelberg. “I love being able to help individuals achieve something they may have doubted they could, and most of all, celebrate with them as they reach the end of their formal studies, walk across the stage, and realize they’ve accomplished something very few people in the world have: obtaining a graduate or professional school education.”
Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) is a values-based learning community dedicated to providing educational experiences in the liberal arts and professional studies. The LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine is located on LMU’s main campus in Harrogate, Tennessee, with additional academic facilities in nearby Lee County, Virginia. LMU-CVM is an integral part of the University’s medical programs and provides real-world, community-based education in a collaborative learning environment. For more information about LMU-CVM, call 1.800.325.0900, ext. 7150 or visit us online at vetmed.LMUnet.edu.