Dr. Chaddock received his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from Michigan State University (MSU) and an Executive Master’s Degree in Leadership from Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business.
After private practice ownership, Dr. Chaddock worked for industry, was the State Veterinarian and Director of the Animal Industry Division of the Michigan Department of Agriculture, and completed fellowships in food and agriculture policy and biodefense strategies. He was an American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) fellow serving in U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu’s office.
After his AAAS fellowship, he went to Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in the Center for Civilian Biodefense Strategies. He was appointed Director of the AVMA’s Governmental Relations Division in 2003. In 2006, he joined the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. Dr. Chaddock was Assistant Dean for One Health and Strategic Initiatives at Texas A&M University, College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) and Biomedical Sciences from 2012 to 2015. From 2015 to 2018 he was the Associate Dean for Administration and Professor in the
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University (MSU), College of Veterinary Medicine where he worked on strategic planning, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, international programs, communications, and One Health.
As a volunteer, he has been recognized for his work in many professional associations. He received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the MSU CVM, the Presidential Distinguished Service Award from the Lesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association (LGVMA), and the Broad Spectrum Veterinary Student Association’s LGBT+ Veterinary Awareness Award. He currently is a member of the board of directors of the International Council for Veterinary Assessment.
Currently, Dr. Chaddock is working with the MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine in developing their Master’s of Science in Global Health (MScGH)—specifically the One Health core course curriculum. The goal is to launch the program in the fall of 2019.