Dr. Molly McAllister, DVM, MPH

Chief Medical Officer

Molly McAllister, DVM, MPH, leads the Veterinary function of Banfield Pet Hospital and is driven by her passion for preventive health and the development of future leaders in the veterinary profession. As chief medical officer, she ensures the culture, strategy, talent, and tools are in place to consistently deliver excellence in high-quality medicine in Banfield hospitals. Her top priorities are to continually advance medical quality across Banfield, to promote inclusive health and wellbeing for veterinary professionals, and to advance a future for the veterinary profession that centers on the human-animal bond. Dr. McAllister is the board president for the newly formed Diversify Veterinary Medicine Coalition, board secretary for the Human Animal Bond Association, and a board member of Pet Peace of Mind. She has a veterinary medical degree from Oregon State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota. Dr. McAllister and her family have a Parson’s Russell Terrier, Jack, a mixed-breed dog, Bryan, two cats named Cascade and Teton, and a horse, Goose. She enjoys running, hiking, birdwatching, and travel.

About Dr. Molly McAllister

Associations & certifications

2020 ICON Award honoree, Pet Age Women of Influence 2020 honoree

Education

Veterinary medical degree from Oregon State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Minnesota

Pronouns

She / her

Language fluency

English; Spanish proficiency

Personal interests

Running, hiking, bird-watching, travel

Pets

2 dogs, 2 cats and 1 horse