Professional portrait of Stefan Niewiesk

Stefan Niewiesk, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECLAM

Professor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Ohio State University

Stefan is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine by training and obtained a PhD in Virology and Immunology. He served on a number of national and university committees in biomedical sciences and academic leadership, in the Ohio State University senate, and as department chair and vice-chair of the Department of Veterinary Biosciences.

His NIH-funded and industry-sponsored research laboratory focusses on leukemia development after infection with the human T cell leukemia virus type I and the pathogenesis of human respiratory virus infections in animal models. Stefan has attended a variety of leadership training programs and uses this knowledge for publishing on academic leadership and continuing education for faculty and chairs in academic administrative roles.