Dr. Clark K. Fobian, DVM

AVMA Immediate Past President

AVMA Officers
Biographical Sketch

Dr. Clark Fobian has approximately 30 years experience as a mixed and small-animal veterinarian. He worked as an associate veterinarian in mixed-animal practice for four years in Nevada and Missouri, before starting his own small-animal practice in Sedalia, Missouri, in 1981, where he has continued to practice since that time. Through this time he has expanded from a solo practice to a four-person practice, building a new clinic facility in 1996.
Dr. Fobian grew up in Kirkwood, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis.  He attended the University of Missouri-Columbia, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Wildlife Biology in 1972 and his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Degree in 1977.

In 2006, Dr. Fobian was elected to the Executive Board of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), which oversees the association's fiduciary responsibilities.  He has served on numerous committees and councils in the AVMA and is currently serving as president. He has also served as chairman of the American Veterinary Medical Foundation, the charitable arm of the AVMA. Dr. Fobian has been very active in the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association, serving as vice president, president-elect, president and chairman of the board. He has also been involved in numerous community activities and organizations.

He has been married to his wife, Rita, for 39 years.  They have two grown children, Kerri and Todd, as well as three grandchildren Eli, Liam and Maisy.