Associate Commissioner of Consumer Protection

Timothy Stevenson, DVM, PhD,DACVM, DACVPM-Epidemiology

Timothy Stevenson

Dr. Stevenson has served DSHS since 2018, first as the Assistant Director of Meat Safety Assurance, and now in his current role. Prior to joining DSHS, Dr. Stevenson served in the Army Veterinary Corps for 29 years, retiring at the rank of Colonel. He has a broad range of experience in health and public health programs in the Army. He developed and implemented programs, inspection systems and laboratory support to ensure a safe food supply for the Department of Defense worldwide. He also served as the commander of a military public health region from Texas to Florida, responsible for the health of military working dogs and other animals, industrial and environmental hygiene, entomology and public health.  

Dr. Stevenson is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and holds a Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Strategic Studies from the National War College. He is a diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Microbiology and the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine-Epidemiology Specialty.