Dr. Mark Stetter

Dr Mark StetterDr. Mark Stetter, D.V.M.

Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

Colorado State University


Dr. Mark Stetter serves as the Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University.  The college is recognized as one of the premier veterinary programs in the world, working to improve the health of animals, people and the planet through innovative and dedicated teaching, research, outreach and clinical service; empowering the next generation of leaders to change the world.  The college provides undergraduate, masters, Ph.D. and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees in a broad array of topics. Areas of excellence include: infectious disease, biomedical engineering, cancer, advanced reproduction techniques, neuroscience, orthopaedics, regenerative medicine, public health, environmental toxicology, and equine health.

Dr. Stetter is a zoo and wildlife veterinarian by training and completed a residency and board certification while at the Wildlife Conservation Society, New York.  Prior to joining CSU, he spent 15 years with the Walt Disney Company in Orlando.  As the Director of Animal Operations, Dr. Stetter was responsible for the healthcare of Disney’s animal collections worldwide.  He has been actively involved in organizations as president of ACZM, Founder and President of Elephant Population Management Program, Chaired Morris Animal Foundation Wildlife Scientific Advisory Board, and the Association of Zoo and Wildlife Research Committee.