Alicia M. Johnson
MINNEAPOLIS/ST.PAUL (June 8, 2009) — Alicia M. Johnson has joined the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine as director of continuing education. Johnson replaces Jan Swanson, who retired on June 5.
Johnson most recently served as associate to the dean of the University of Minnesota College of Liberal Arts. Prior to that, she was executive administrator for the University of Minnesota Foundation Investment Advisors. Johnson earned a master’s degree in rhetoric/scientific and technical communication from the University of Minnesota.
“Alicia’s experience in project management, administration, and business systems, along with her dedication to team development and continuous improvement, will be great assets to the College,” says Trevor Ames, dean. “We’re very pleased to have her on board.”
The College of Veterinary Medicine’s continuing education program reaches thousands of veterinarians and other veterinary professionals from around the world each year through a variety of professional conferences, workshops, symposiums, and lectures. Major programs include the annual Allen D. Leman Swine Conference, Minnesota Dairy Health Conference, Companion Animal Spring Conference, Mather Lecture Series, Equine Fall Conference, Minnesota Equine Dental Symposia, and Molecular Biotechnology Workshop.