November 01, 2016


 AVMA names members of antimicrobial committee

Posted Oct. 12, 2016

The AVMA Board of Directors made the following committee appointments while meeting Sept. 8-10 at AVMA headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois. Term durations vary. 

Committee on Antimicrobials 

American Animal Hospital Association—Dr. Erin Frey, Raleigh, North Carolina; AAHA alternate—Dr. Lindsay Wright, Salt Lake City; American Association of Avian Pathologists—Dr. Charles Hofacre, Athens, Georgia; AAAP alternate—Dr. Randall Singer, St. Paul, Minnesota; American Association of Bovine Practitioners—Dr. Terry Lehenbauer, Tulare, California; AABP alternate—Dr. David Smith, Mississippi State, Mississippi; American Association of Equine Practitioners—Dr. Steeve Giguère, Athens, Georgia; AAEP alternate—Dr. Mark Papich, Raleigh, North Carolina; American Association of Fish Veterinarians—Dr. Janet Whaley, Brookeville, Maryland; AAFV alternate—Dr. Patricia Gaunt, Stoneville, Mississippi; American Association of Food Safety and Public Health Veterinarians—Dr. Joni Scheftel, Mayer, Minnesota; AAFSPHV alternate—Dr. Michael Jay-Russell, Davis, California; American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners—Dr. Virginia Fajt, College Station, Texas; AASRP alternate—Dr. Paul Plummer, Ames, Iowa; American Association of Swine Veterinarians—Dr. Jennifer Wishnie, Seattle; AASV alternate—Peter Davies, St. Paul, Minnesota; at-large—Dr. Tina Parker, Gaithersburg, Maryland; and at-large alternate—Dr. Erin Phipps, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Additionally, the AVMA House Advisory Committee appointed Dr. Bridget Heilsberg, Whitesboro, Texas, to a two-year term as Area 2 (Central states) representative on the Political Action Committee board.