December 01, 2014


 Kentucky VMA

Posted Nov. 19, 2014

Dr. Stuart E. Brown II Dr. Vicky Owens McGrath ​Dr. Alice W. Mills

Event: Annual meeting, Sept. 19-21, Louisville
Awards: Veterinarian of the Year: Dr. Stuart E. Brown II, Versailles. A 1991 graduate of Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Brown is a partner at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington and owns a Thoroughbred breeding farm in Woodford County. He is a past president of the Kentucky VMA and Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners, serves as a trustee of the AVMA PLIT, is director of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association Inc./Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Inc., and serves on the KVMA Legislative Committee. Dr. Brown also serves on the American Association of Equine Practitioners board of directors and on the board of directors of the Gluck Equine Research Foundation. Distinguished Service Award:  Dr. Sue K. Billings, Springfield. A 1971 graduate of the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Billings co-owns Springfield Animal Clinic. She is a past president of the KVMA and a past deputy state veterinarian.
Officials: Drs. Vicky Owens McGrath, Bowling Green, president; Alice W. Mills, Lexington, president-elect; Walter G. Haines, Glasgow, vice president; Heidi Hulon, Crestwood, secretary-treasurer; and Mark S. Smith, Barbourville, immediate past president