Veterinary Mental Health Practitioners

AAVMC’s Veterinary Mental Health Practitioners (VMHP)

The AAVMC’s Veterinary Mental Health Practitioners (VMHP) are preparing veterinary students to graduate with competencies necessary to be healthy, successful professionals in veterinary medicine.

The VMHP are enhancing and building wellness and support programs at colleges of veterinary medicine, developing best practices in veterinary counseling and wellness agendas within colleges, and providing counsel and expertise to veterinary leadership.

2017-2018 Committee Leadership


Chandra Grabill, Ph.D.
Michigan State University
Stephanie Johnson, LCSW
 Louisiana State University
Bethany Colaprete, Ed.S.
Vice Chair    
Washington State University
Dr. Ted Mashima, Staff Liaison
Senior Director for
Academic & Research Affairs

Find a Veterinary School Near You! Wednesday, January 17, 2018

AAVMC Names Recipient of Prestigious Veterinary Teaching Award

read more Thursday, December 21, 2017

AAVMC Announces 2018 Professional Excellence Award Honorees

read more Tuesday, November 21, 2017

AAVMC Reports Applicant Pool for Veterinary College Up 6% Over Last Year

read more Friday, September 8, 2017

AAVMC Accepting Award Nominations

read more Journal of Veterinary Medical Education