Office of Academic and Student Affairs


Our office handles admissions for the DVM program and sets the DVM curriculum. We also serve as academic advisors for our students and provide counseling. Our offices are located on the first floor of the Veterinary Medicine Building in Suite 1213.

Contact Information

Phone: 225-578-9537

Fax: 225-578-9546


Address: LSU School of Veterinary Medicine,

Office of Academic and Student Affairs, Rm 1213

Skip Bertman Drive

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Faculty and Staff

Bonnie Boudreaux, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) (she/her/hers)

Associate Dean of Student and Academic Affairs   

Professor of Veterinary Oncology


Lorrie Gaschen


Joseph Taboada, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM (he/him/his)

Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Accreditation

Professor of Veterinary Medicine   


  • Safe Space Trained Ally
Joseph Taboada


Stephanie Johnson, MSW, LCSW (she/her/hers)

Counselor and Associate Professor


  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Safe Space Trained Ally
Stephanie Johnson 


Kayla Baudoin, MSW, LCSW (she/her/hers)

Wellbeing Manager

Office: 225-578-9452  

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Safe Space Trained Ally
Kayla Baudoin

Stephanie Willis, BA, Business Communication (she/her/hers)




Stephanie Willis


Angel Casillo, BA, Fine Arts; BS, Natural Resource Ecology and Management (she/her/hers)

Year 2 Coordinator


  • GRACE Trained Ally
Angel Casillo


Leslie Nevarez, BA, English (she/her/hers)

Year 1 Coordinator


  • GRACE Trained Ally
Leslie Nevarez

Donnie Watkins, MS, Leadership and Human Resources Development (he/him/his)

Program Manager for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging


Donnie Watkins

Karena Lynn, BA, Communication Studies (she/her/hers)

Coordinator of Admissions and Recruitment


  • Safe Space Trained Ally

 Karena Hanert


DeShae Campbell

Graduate Assistant, Admissions


DeShae Campbell