Michelle Haven, DVM, PhD, DACVS
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development and Alliances, Zoetis
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Michelle Haven is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Development and Alliances at Zoetis, located in Florham Park, New Jersey.
Michelle led Global Strategy, Business Development and Global Alliances for Pfizer Animal Health prior to the spin-off of the animal health division to form Zoetis.
Before transitioning to Corporate Development in 2008, Michelle had led Global Discovery Research for Pfizer Animal Health for several years leading teams that contributed a number of products to the Zoetis portfolio for both companion animals and livestock.
She began her animal health industry career at Merck Research Labs in 1994, and led early research projects that were progressed to products for the treatment and control of gastric ulcers, and pain and inflammation.
Michelle attended the University of Illinois, earning her B.S. degree in 1982, and a D.V.M. in 1986.
She received her Ph.D. from North Carolina State University in 1994 majoring in gastrointestinal physiology with a minor in pathology.
also completed an internship in equine medicine and surgery from the University of Missouri
, and a residency in equine surgery from North Carolina State University
became board certified in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Dr. Haven served on the Board of Trustees for the American College of Veterinary Surgeons, founded the International Veterinary Collaboration for China, and participates in a number of non-profit initiatives.