Jamie Boehmer, MS, PhD

Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies

Interim Associate Dean, Faculty Affairs

Instructional Focus

  • Research
  • Guest lecturer in Foundations and Professional Skills

Office Hours

Office hours by appointment.


Academic/Professional Bio

Dr. Boehmer is a research professional with expertise in establishing and managing multidisciplinary research programs, conducting interdisciplinary research, coordinating research teams, and mentoring junior faculty and researchers in the veterinary, clinical, and biomedical sciences.

Educational Background

  • Senior Research Associate, Research Development Services: Research Discovery & Innovation, University of Arizona; 2016-2019
    • Managed the strategic planning and development of large, multidisciplinary, research proposals and research project grants originating from all University colleges and developed and delivered programming to expand the externally funded research activity of University faculty.
  • Health Science Officer: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Research Development 2012-2016
    • Served as a scientific program manager within the VA/ORD Clinical Sciences Research and Development (CSRD) service and managed the pre-and post-award of intramural research grants within the VA clinical trials, epidemiology, and infectious disease research portfolios.
  • Research Biologist: U.S. Food and Drug Administration Center for Veterinary Medicine Office of Research; 2004 - 2012
    • Directed a proteomics-based biomarker research program to establish criteria for the approval of veterinary pharmaceuticals intended for use in food animals.
  • Faculty Research Assistant: Center for Biosystems Research University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute; 2001 - 2004
    • Conducted basic and applied research to identify genes involved in the control of steroid-regulated programmed cell death during development in mammalian species.
  • Research Assistant: Institute for Molecular Medicine and Genetics Medical College of Georgia; 1999-2001
    • Investigated mechanisms involved in the regulation of T-box gene expression during mammalian development.

Current Memberships

  • American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges
  • Advocacy Committee and Research Committee
  • International Society for Anthrozoology National Organization of Research Development Professionals