Norma Martí, BA

Dr. Allen L. Cannedy is a native of Fredericksburg, Virginia. He earned an Associate degree in Arts and Science from Germanna Community College, Bachelor of Science from Virginia State University and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine. He did a Rotating Large Animal Internship at the University Of Tennessee College Of Veterinary Medicine and a Ruminant Production Medicine Residency at North Carolina State University- College of Veterinary Medicine (NCSU-CVM).  Dr. Cannedy was a ruminant group faculty member at NCSU-CVM as a Clinical Assistant Professor from 1997 to 2000 until became the Director of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs for the College of Veterinary Medicine. His primary duty as the veterinary college diversity director is to promote veterinary professional careers to underrepresented minority groups.  Dr. Cannedy also owns and operates the Small Ruminant and Camelid Mobile Veterinary Services private practice that specializes in care for Llamas, Alpacas, Goats and Sheep.

Highlights and Accomplishments:

  • Began career at NC State Veterinary College in 1995 as a Ruminant Production Medicine Resident
  • Started Small Ruminant & Camelid Mobile Veterinary Practice in 2004
  • Began serving as Diversity Director at NCSU-CVM in 2004
  • Served as the Veterinary Medical Loan Repayment (VMLRP) Program Panel Manager 2014 -2016
  • President of the NC Association of Minority Veterinarians from 2006 – 2016
  • Led campaign resulting in the endowed Dr. Alfreda Webb Johnson Scholarship in 2016 at NCSU-CVM
  • Started the NC Veterinary Conference Diversity Program in 2007 – Current
  • Invited to serve on a Panel of Veterinary Experts at the White House on December 1, 2015
  • Received 2016 Outstanding Tuskegee Veterinary Medical Alumni Service Award
  • Received 2016 for NCSU Chancellor’s Creating Diverse Communities Award
  • Received University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA) Faculty Award 2016
  • Received 2017 American Veterinary Medical Association (AAVMC) Iverson Bell Award


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