David Paul Lunn, BVSc, MS, PhD, MRCVS, Dip. ACVIM
Dean, Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Lunn grew up in a farming community in North Wales, before studying veterinary medicine at Liverpool University. After a period in private practice in the UK, he pursued clinical training in Ontario and Wisconsin, and doctoral research training at the University of Cambridge.
As a faculty member, outside of clinical work Dr. Lunn’s interests have been in equine immunology and infectious disease. His research has focused on influenza virus and EHV-1 infection in horses, and more recently on infectious diseases of working equids in low-income countries.
Outside of work, he and his wife Kathy enjoy hiking and raising terriers. Dr. Lunn also fly fishes and skis inexpertly but enthusiastically.
D. Paul Lunn Curriculum vitaeView or Download
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CertificationsMember, Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
CVM Partners With Senegal Institute to Fight Infectious DiseaseThe NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s global health program is partnering with the Institut Pasteur Dakar in Senegal to advance infectious disease research in West Africa. The CVM and IPD will support pilot research projects led by faculty from both institutions. The two institutions are also developing training programs for students and researchers on
Five Questions with Dean Lunn: Launching the Global Health ProgramNC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine is merging global health research with the existing education program to create a single Global Health program. By streamlining these efforts, the new program will unite the strengths of both research faculty and teaching faculty to increase the global impact of the college.
Strength in DiversityHaving a new class start their DVM program each August is always exciting and gives everyone a lift as the semester begins. The Class of 2021 is certainly no exception. They have already demonstrated their character and they are nothing if not enthusiastic. They seem to approve of our house system. They certainly approve of the
Lunn Receives Broad Spectrum Inclusivity AwardThe award recognizes those who have demonstrated commitment to Broad Spectrum's mission by developing awareness of the LGBT+ community and its importance within the realm of veterinary education and practice...
New Opportunities for the New YearI would like to wish everyone a very happy New Year and hope that 2016 is a great one for all of you. In the College of Veterinary Medicine, there is much to be excited about as we look forward. We have made some great progress on several new strategic collaborations to strengthen our research
From Farm to Fork: The CVM Invests in the Future of AgricultureThe NC State CVM is recognized as a leader in food animal veterinary education, research and industry engagement, and our faculty members address important food animal health issues on a regional and global...
Welcome Back from the DeanDear CVM Community and Friends, Welcome to a new CVM community newsletter! We are right at the beginning of our academic year, and it’s a good time to share with you recent news about hires and developments at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. After several days of orientation, the Class of 2019 participated in
D. Paul Lunn Named CVM Dean
Dr. D. Paul Lunn, professor of equine medicine and head of the Department of Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, has been named dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, effective Feb. 15, 2012. NC State Provost Warwick Arden announced the appointment. “I