February 15, 2008

 

 New diplomates - February 15, 2008

 
posted February 1, 2008
 

American Board of Veterinary Practitioners

 

The American Board of Veterinary Practitioners certified 38 new diplomates following the board certification examination it held in November 2007.

New diplomates are as follows: Avian Practice—Drs. Kimberlee Buck, Birch Run, Mich.; Todd Cecil, San Diego; Len Donato, Wayne, Pa.; Ady Gancz, Jerusalem; Marcy Souza, Knoxville, Tenn.; Niklos Weber, Magalia, Calif.; and Nicole Wyre, Philadelphia. Beef Cattle Practice—Drs. Andrew Acton, Ogema, Saskatchewan, Canada; and Robert Sager, Wilsall, Mont.
Canine/Feline Practice—Drs. Douglas Casey, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; Gina Davis-Wurzler, Davis, Calif.; Diana Eubanks, Mississippi State, Miss.; Julie Fixman, Holmes, N.Y.; Susan Gogolski, Austin, Texas; Jeffrey Horner, Orange, Calif.; Edward Javinsky, Nepean, Ontario, Canada; Tracey Jensen, Wellington, Colo.; Lynn Lawitzke, Lake Wells, Fla.; Ed Loebach, Vancouver, Wash.; Julie MacClinchy, Kennebunk, Maine; Robert Mayo, Mountlake Terrace, Wash.; Heide Meier, Sun Prairie, Wis.; Jennifer Peters, Ripley, Okla.; Kamm Prongay, Portland, Ore.; F. Kelley Ray, Edmond, Okla.; Lara Sypneiwski, Sahumia, Ariz.; Francisek von Esse, Paoli, Pa.; and Nancy Zimmerman, Portland, Ore. Dairy Practice—Drs. Myassar Alekish, Irbid, Jordan; and Wendela Wapenaar, Shropshire, United Kingdom. Equine Practice—Drs. Keith Berkeley, Ranson, W.Va.; Bettina Bobsien, Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada; Hunter Lewis, Folsom, La.; Susan Mende, Lothian, Md.; Mark Reilly, Plympton, Mass.; and Michael Thome, Carson City, Mich. Feline Practice—Dr. Rachel Addleman, Houston. Food Animal Practice—Dr. Thomas Hairgrove, Haskell, Texas.

The following 26 diplomates were recertified in 2007: Avian Practice—Dr. Henry Wietsma, North Kingstown, Rhode Island. Canine/Feline Practice—Drs. Christopher Burwell, Canterbury, N.H.; Elaine Caplan, Austin, Texas; Daniel Cardosa, West Greenwich, Rhode Island; Eric Chafetz, Vienna, Va.; Allan Corber, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Elaine Felton, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Thomas Holbrook, Southlake, Texas; Ruth Jones, San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Bruce Kerns, Shelton, Conn.; Elizabeth King, McKinney, Texas; Ronald Kipnis, Lombard, Ill.; Robert Koch, Phoenix; Timothy Lassett, Tampa, Fla.; John Lewis, Cabot, Ark.; Lester Mandelker, Largo, Fla.; Susan McLellan, Delhi, N.Y.; William Olkowski, Fishersville, Va.; Greg Piske, Newport News, Va.; Warren Sakamoto, Long Beach, Calif.; Jeffrey Schuett, Pewaukee, Wis.; Michael Sozanski, Albany, Calif.; and James Vance, Merritt Island, Fla.; Equine Practice—Drs. Luis Colon, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico; and Richard Forfa, Dickerson, Md. Feline Practice—Dr. Nancy Vollmar, Federal Way, Va.

 

American College of Veterinary Behaviorists

 

The American College of Veterinary Behaviorists certified four new diplomates following the board certification examination it held Oct. 13-14, 2007, in Saint Paul, Minn.

Drs. Jeannine Berger, Davis, Calif.; E'Lise Christenson, New York; Lori Gaskin, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands; and Karen Sueda, Los Angeles, have been accepted as new ACVB diplomates.