Tom Aire

Tom Aire, DVM, PhD, FCVSN, FAS


Dr. Tom Aire is Associate Dean of Academic Programs at St. George’s University School of Veterinary Medicine.  After a long teaching career in universities all over the world. Dr. Aire came to St. George’s University as a Professor of Anatomy and Course Director of Veterinary Anatomy II, in the Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology in 2006.

Dr. Aire earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine in 1970 from the University of Ibadan, in collaboration with Kansas State University, and subsequently obtained his PhD from the University of Ibadan in 1976. A Foundation Fellow of the College of Veterinary Surgeons of Nigeria (FCVSN) and a Fellow of the prestigious Academy of Sciences of Nigeria (FAS), he did his postdoctoral studies in Sweden and the United States. As a reproductive biologist, he has trained several PhD and MSc degree students, and continues to write invited chapters in state-of-the-art reference books in his area of specialty. Before coming to St. George’s University, Dr. Aire was a Professor of Veterinary Anatomy for 10 years in the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria in South Africa, where he is now Professor Emeritus.