Dr. Jared Danielson is the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine (ISUCVM), and is a Professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathology. He received a Bachelor’s degree in English from Brigham Young University, a Master’s degree in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation from Syracuse University, and a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from Virginia Tech. Jared has twenty-one years of experience designing educational interventions and assessments in Veterinary Medical Education, emphasizing practical research-based solutions to learning and assessment problems in higher education. Jared has served in a variety of leadership roles nationally and internationally, including as chair of the Academic Affairs Council of the AAVMC, and as a member of the AAVMC’s Council on Outcomes-based Veterinary Education. He conducts research in the areas of diagnostic problem solving and veterinary medical education and assessment, publishing his results in journals such as Computers and Education, Educational Technology, Research and Development, Computers in Human Behavior, the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education, and Frontiers in Veterinary Science. He reviews for numerous scholarly journals, and is an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Veterinary Science. He has published 64 journal articles, proceedings and/or book chapters and has presented nationally and internationally to hundreds of audiences. As PI or co-PI Jared has directed or co-directed 31 funded research projects.