Norman F. Cheville

Norman F. Cheville is distinguished professor and dean emeritus of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University. Cheville began his work at the Army Biological Laboratory in Fort Detrick, Maryland, in the Veterinary Corps of the US Army from 1959 to 1961. After three years as research associate at the University of Wisconsin, he moved to the National Animal Disease Center as chief of Pathology from 1964 to 1989, and later as chief of the Brucellosis Research Unit, where he led the team that developed a new vaccine for bovine brucellosis. Working under Tony Allison at the National Institute for Medical Research in London in 1968, he investigated cellular immunity in poxvirus diseases. He was appointed chair of the Department of Veterinary Pathology at Iowa State University in 1995, and in 2000 was appointed dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000, from which he retired in 2004.

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