Dr. Hofmeister has been Department Chair and Professor of Anaesthesia since 2016. He is a Diplomate of both the American and European Colleges of Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. He served on the ACVAA’s Credentials Committee for 5 years and was the Chair for 3 years. He served on the ACVAA’s Board of Directors for 4 years and was the Chair for 2 years. He previously served on the ACVAA’s Exam Committee from 2008-2011. He was a member of the University of Georgia’s Graduate Faculty for 8 years. He has earned the UGA CVM David Tyler Award for Advances in Teaching and the UGA Center for Undergraduate Research Opportunities Research Mentor Award. He has 83 publications from 2001 to 2017.