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David G. Bristol, DVM, DABVP, DACVS

David Bristol

Vice Provost for Resource Management
Associate Dean, Enterprise Development
Professor, Surgery
Phone: 919.513.1135


Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, May 1980, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York


Large animal surgery.

Professional Experience & Qualifications

American Council on Education Fellow, 2012-2013, placed with President E. Gordon Gee, The Ohio State University
North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association "Veterinarian of the Year" 2010
Martin Litwack Award for Outstanding contributions to the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Veterinary Profession, 1999
Fellow in Science, Politics and Animal Health Policy, University of Maryland, College Park MD 1998-2000
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, 1991
Diplomate, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Certified, Equine Practice 1988, Recertified, 1998
Resident, Large Animal Surgery, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 1982-1884
Resident, Anesthesiology, New York State College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, 1981-1982
Intern, Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia

Research Area

Veterinary medical education.

Selected Recent Publications

Bristol DG: Gender differences in salary and practice ownership expectations of matriculating veterinary students, Jour Am Vet Med Assoc 239 (3) 329-334, 2011.

Turnwald G, Stone E, Bristol D, Fuentealba C, Hardie L et al: Assessing Clinical Competency: Reports from Discussion Groups. Jour Vet Med Educ 35 (3) 343-353, 2008.

Neel JA, Grindem BC, Bristol DG: Introduction and Evaluation of Virtual Microscopy in Teaching Veterinary Cytopathology, Jour Vet Med Educ, 34 (4)  437-444, 2007.

Bristol DG: "Skin Grafts and Skin Flaps in the Horse" in Theoret C (ed.), Wound Management. The Veterinary Clinics of North America - Food Animal Practice. WB Saunders Co., Philadelphia, PA. 125-144, 2005.

Bristol DG, McWhorter D: Implementation of a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) Program in a College of Veterinary Medicine, Jour Vet Med Educ, 2005.

Lloyd JW, Bristol DG, Draper DD, McManus JP, Neer CA, Bonvicini KA: Models for Teaching Career Development and Practice Management. Jour Vet Med Educ 31 (2) 168-174, 2004.

Kanters MA, Bristol DG, Attarian A: The effects of outdoor experiential training on perceptions of college stress. Jour Experiential Educ 25: 257-267, 2002.

Bristol D: Use of alumni research to assess a veterinary curriculum and alumni employment and reward patterns. Jour Vet Med Educ 29 (1) 20-27, 2002.


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