January 23, 2018

Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Surgeons 2009Resident, Small Animal Surgery 2005-2008

Mississippi State University

College of Veterinary Medicine

Master’s of Science in Veterinary Clinical Science 2005-2008

Mississippi State University

Department of Clinical Science

Intern, Small Animal Internal Medicine and Surgery 2004-2005

Mississippi State University

College of Veterinary Medicine

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine 2000-2004

University of Missouri

College of Veterinary Medicine

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture 1995-1999

University of Arizona

Major in Veterinary Science

Minor in Chemistry

Dean’s List

Study Abroad 1998

University of Sidney-Butler University

Sidney, Australia

St. Joseph’s Academy 1995

Frontenac, Missouri

Small Animal Surgeon 2013 – CurrentGateway Veterinary Surgery

St. Louis, MO

Adjunct Professor, Mississippi State University 2013

Starkville, MS

Small Animal Surgeon 2012-2013

Head of Surgery, Director of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation

Charleston Veterinary Referral Center

Charleston, SC

Assistant Professor, Small Animal Surgery 2008-2013

Mississippi State University

College of Veterinary Medicine

Clinical Instructor, Small Animal Surgery 2007-2008

Mississippi State University

College of Veterinary Medicine

Research Assistant 2000-2004

Comparative Orthopaedic Laboratory

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Supervisor: Dr. Jimi Cook

After Hours Critical Care-Co-Captain 1999 – 2003

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Supervisor: Dr. F.A. (Tony) Mann

Graduate Student Research Assistant 1999 – 2000

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

Supervisor: Dr. R. Michael Roberts

Student Research Assistant 1997-1999

University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona


Dr. Charles Sterling Parasitology Laboratory

Supervisor: Dr. Charles Sterling

* denotes graduate or professional studentElder S, Wardlaw JL, Claude A. Effect of Laser-Lok Surface Treatment on Fixation of Dental Implants in Rabbit Bone. Biohorizons Inc. 2011 $13,770.

*Kalevas K, Wardlaw JL. Vascular Access Training Models. MSU Pre-Vet Club Student Teaching Grant. 2011 $5,000.

*Kimberlin W, Wardlaw JL. Effects of multiple gas sterilization on closure rates of ameroid constrictors in vitro. Mississippi State University Office of Research and Graduate Studies, 2010 $2,545.

*Gazzola K, Wardlaw JL. The Effect of Low Intensity Laser Light therapy on Surgical Incision Healing in Canine IVDD Patients. Mississippi State University Office of Research and Graduate Studies, 2010 $354.

*Dycus D, Wardlaw JL, Elder S. In-vitro comparison of single versus double fabellar loops using a novel self locking knot for lateral fabellotibial suture stabilization of the cranial cruciate ligament rupture. Mississippi State University Office of Research and Graduate Studies, 2010 $200.

*Lodato D, Wardlaw JL. Brinkman-Ferguson E, Becvarova I. Development and evaluation of a body mass index calculation for large breed canine patients. Nestle Purina PetCare Company, 2010 $19,813.

*Begin K, *Kunst C, Wardlaw JL. Use of body measurements, body condition score, and weight to create a body mass index calculation for the use in canines. Nestle Purina PetCare Company, 2009 $698.

*Begin K, *Kunst C, Wardlaw JL. Use of body measurements, body condition score, and weight to create a body mass index calculation for the use in canines. Mississippi State University Office of Research and Graduate Studies, 2009 $558. Not Used.

Senter L, Wardlaw JL, McLaughlin R, Lawrence M, Ryan P, Cooley A. The Effects of Electrosurgery and Harmonic Energy on Bacterial Growth During Wound Healing: A Pilot Study, Ethicon Endosurgery, 2009 $13,856.

Senter L, Wardlaw JL. Evaluation of a Linear Cutter in Gastro-intestinal Surgery, Ethicon Endosurgery, 2009 $19,617.

Senter L, Wardlaw JL. Partial Pneumonectomy in the Dog using a Linear Stapling Device, Ethicon Endosurgery, 2009 $24,276.

*Lux C, Wardlaw JL, Austin FW. Determination of optimal bacterial growth media for the most efficacious results of targeted photodynamic therapy against Steptococcus canis. Mississippi State University Office of Research and Graduate Studies, 2009 $620.

*Jeyakumar S, Wardlaw JL, Brinkman E, McLaughlin R. Reliability & Validity of Circumferential Measurement to Assess Canine Stifle Effusion Mississippi State University Office of Research and Graduate Studies, 2009 $1,355.

Wardlaw JL, Austin FW. Optimization of Targeted Photodynamic Therapy Against Common Bacteria Causing Wound and Skin Infections. Mississippi State University Research Initiation Program, 2009 $10,000.

Demko JL, McLaughlin R. Comparison of screw pull-out strength in canine tibial proximal metaphysis. Mississippi State Resident and Intern Clinical Research Grant Program, 2004 $3,754.

Demko JL, Stoker A, Fox DB, Kuroki K, Lakritz J, Cook JL. Mesenchymal Stem Cell Culture for Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering. Merck-Merial Veterinary Scholars Program, 2002 $3600.

Demko JL, Stoker A, Fox DB, Kuroki K, Cook JL. Phi Zeta Comparison of multiple gene expression of autologous mesenchymal stem cells derived from canine falciform adipose tissue and bone marrow stroma for tissue engineering applications. Phi Zeta Grant, 2002 $700.

Demko JL, Fox DB, Kuroki K, Cook JL. In vitro Characterization of Connective Tissue Progenitor Cells for Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering. Phi Zeta Grant, 2001 $700.

* denotes graduate or professional studentElder S, Wardlaw JL, Claude A. Effect of Laser-Lok Surface Treatment on Fixation of Dental Implants in Rabbit Bone. Data analysis phase

Wardlaw JL, *Gazzola, K, *Wagoner A. The Effect of Low Intensity Laser Light therapy on Surgical Incision Healing in Canine IVDD Patients. In preparation for submission to Journal of American Animal Hospital Association

*ComstockJF, Wardlaw JL, Austin FW. A Study of Infected Canine Wounds: Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility (212 Isolates from 2003-2011). In preparation for submission to The Canadian Veterinary Journal

*Kimberlin, W, Wardlaw JL. Effects of multiple gas sterilization on closure rates of ameroid constrictors in vitro. Submitted to Veterinary Surgery January 2013.

*Lodato D, Wardlaw JL. Brinkman-Ferguson E, Comstock JF, Rowe DE. Development and evaluation of a body mass index calculation for large breed canine patients. Submitted to the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association December 2012.

*Lodato DL, Wardlaw JL, *Begin K, *Kunst C, DuBien J. Development of a Body Mass Index Formula for Large Breed Canine Patients: A Pilot study. Submitted to the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association December 2012.

*Dycus DL, Wardlaw JL. Congenital Rectal Anomalies. Clinical Veterinary Advisor. Editor: Don Waldron, Elsevier Submitted for final editing January 2013.

*Lodato D, Wardlaw JL. Rectal Masses. Clinical Veterinary Advisor. Editor: Don Waldron, Elsevier Submitted for final editing January 2013.

*Dycus DL, Wardlaw JL, Au AY, Grzanna MW, Frondoza CG. Canine Chondrocytes can be Modulated to respond to Inflammation and Oxidative Stress. American Journal of Veterinary Research Accepted February 2013.

*Comstock JF, Wardlaw JL, Brinkman-Ferguson E. Computed Tomographic Assessment of Body Fat in Dachshunds. The Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine Accepted December 2012.

*Dycus D, Wardlaw JL. Top ten surgeries seen in small animal practice. Accepted for publication in Today’s Veterinary Practice November 2012.

*Dycus D, Wardlaw JL, Rowe D, Elder S. In-vitro comparison of three knotting techniques for lateral fabellotibial suture stabilization. Accepted for publication in The Canadian Veterinary Journal June 2012

*Lodato D, Wardlaw JL, Rowe D. Retrospective Study Comparing FiberWire and Nylon Leader Line Used in the Lateral Fabellar Suture Technique. Accepted for publication, final editing at the Journal of American Animal Hospital Association March 2012

Wardlaw JL. Canine Stem Cell Therapy-Where are we now? Year in Review: Orthopedics. Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. Print date December 2012.

Wardlaw JL. What’s the Take Home: Elbow Luxation. NAVC Clinician’s Brief. 2012 August;53-56.

*Lodato DL, Wardlaw JL. Use of Random Subdermal Flaps to Repair Extensive Skin Defects. Today’s Veterinary Practice 2012 May/June;21-26.

Wardlaw JL. Treating Good Puppies with Bad Hips. Canadian Vet Newsmagazine 2012 May/June;7(3):1,5-6.

*Burnett, JM, Wardlaw JL. Physical Rehabilitation for Veterinary Practices. Today’s Veterinary Practice March/April 2012:14-20.

Wardlaw JL, McLaughlin R. Chapter 58 Coxofemoral Luxation. Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal, Editors: KM Tobias, and SA Johnston. Elsevier 2012;1:816-823.

Wardlaw JL, Lanz, O. Chapter 79 Axial Pattern and Myocutaneous Flaps. Veterinary Surgery: Small Animal, Editors: KM Tobias, and SA Johnston. Elsevier 2012;2:1256-1269.

Wardlaw JL, *Sullivan T, *Lux C, Austin FW. Optimization of Targeted Photodynamic Therapy Against Common Bacteria Causing Wound and Skin Infections. The Veterinary Journal Accepted June 2011 YTVJL-D-11-00298R1.

*O’Connell K, Wardlaw JL. Unique Therapies for Difficult Wounds. Today’s Veterinary Practice July/August 2011:2-8.

*Taggart R, Wardlaw JL, Horstman C, Mason D, Sidaway B, Havas K. An Analysis of the Quality of Canine Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease Information Available on the Internet. Journal of Veterinary Surgery 2010;39:278-283.

*Fasanella F, *Shivley J, Wardlaw JL, Givaruangsawat S. Brachycephalic Airway Obstructive Syndrome: A Retrospective Study of 90 Canine Patients. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 2010 Nov; 237(9): 1048-1051.

*Au R, Demko JL, Eves B, McLaughlin R, Frondoza C. Consil® Bioactive Glass Particles Enhance Osteoblast Proliferation and Selectively Modulate Cell Signaling Pathways In Vitro. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A 2010;94A(2):380-388.

Demko JL, Elder S, Boyle C, McLaughlin R. Co

Dycus DL, Wardlaw JL, Au AY, Grzanna MW, Frondoza CG. Canine Chondrocytes can be Modulated to respond to Inflammation and Oxidative Stress. Veterinary Orthopedic Society, 2013.Dycus DL, Wardlaw JL, Rowe D, Elder SH. In-vitro comparison of three knotting techniques for lateral favellotibial suture stabilization. Veterinary Orthopedic Society, 2012.

Dycus DL, Wardlaw JL, Au AY; Grzanna MW, Frondoza CG. Canine Chondrocytes can be Modulated to respond to Inflammation and Oxidative Stress. Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine Research Day, Mississippi State University 2011.

Lodato D, Wardlaw JL, Rowe D. Retrospective Study Comparing FiberWire and Nylon Leader Line Used in the Lateral Fabellar Suture Technique. Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine Research Day, Mississippi State University 2011.

ComstockJF, Wardlaw JL, Austin FW. A Study of Infected Canine Wounds: Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility (222 Isolates from 2003-2011). Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine Research Day, Mississippi State University 2011.

ComstockJF, Wardlaw JL, Austin FW. A Study of Infected Canine Wounds: Bacteriology and Antimicrobial Susceptibility (222 Isolates from 2003-2011). Mississippi State University Summer Research Scholars Program, Mississippi State University, 2011.

Johnson AN, Grzanna MW, Heinecke LF, Au AY, Wardlaw JL, Frondoza CG. Inhibition of Prostaglandin E2 and Nitric Oxide Production in Canine Chondrocytes by Pentosan Polysulfate and N-Acetylglucosamine Combination Compared to Meloxicam. American College of Veterinary Surgeons Conference Chicago, Illinois 2011.

Sullivan TJ, Wardlaw JL, Austin FW. Optimization of Targeted Photodynamic Therapy Against Streptococcus canis. Mississippi State University Summer Research Scholars Program, Mississippi State University, 2009.

Sullivan TJ, Wardlaw JL, Austin FW. Optimization of Targeted Photodynamic Therapy Against Streptococcus canis. Merck-Merial Veterinary Scholar Symposium, North Carolina State University, 2009.

Demko JL, Phan PV, Kramer EA, McLaughlin R, Frondoza CG. Inhibition of Prostaglandin E-2 Production in Chondrocyte Microcarrier Cultures by the Combination of Avocado Soy Unsaponifiables, Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine. Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine Research Day, Mississippi State University, 2007.

Demko JL, Au AY, Au RY, McLaughlin R, Frondoza CG. Induction of Osteoblast Proliferation by Bioactive Glass Particles is Associated with Modulation of Transcription Factor c-Jun. Mississippi State College of Veterinary Medicine Research Day, Mississippi State University, 2007.

Demko JL, Phan PV, Kramer EA, McLaughlin R, Frondoza CG. Inhibition of Prostaglandin E-2 Production in Chondrocyte Microcarrier Cultures by the Combination of Avocado Soy Unsaponifiables, Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine. Veterinary Orthopedic Society, Sun Valley, Idaho, 2007.

Grzanna MW, Wheeler J, Demko JL, Phan PV, McLaughlin R, Frondoza CG. Ligament Cells Propagated in Microcarrier Spinner Culture Proliferate and Produce Extracellular Matrix Components. Veterinary Orthopedic Society, Sun Valley, Idaho, 2007.

Au AY, Au RY, Demko JL, McLaughlin R, Eves BE, Frondoza CG. Consil® Bioactive Particles Enhance Osteoblast Proliferation and Selectively Modulate Cell Signaling Pathways In Vitro. Veterinary Orthopedic Society, Sun Valley, Idaho, 2007.

Demko JL, Phan PV, Kramer EA, McLaughlinR, Frondoza CG. Modulation of Prostaglandin E-2 Production in IL-1B Activate Chondrocytes Propagated on Microcarrier Spinner Culture. Orthopaedic Research Society, San Diego, California, 2007.

Demko JL, Kerl M, Bondy P, Cohn L. Chronic Rhinosinusitis in Cats: 70 Cases. Phi Zeta Day, University of Missouri, 2004.

Demko JL, Fox DB, Kuroki K, Cook JL. In vitro Characterization of Connective Tissue Progenitor Cells for Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering. Graduate Professional Council Competition, University of Missouri, 2003.

Demko JL, Stoker A, Fox DB, Kuroki K, Lakritz J, Cook JL. Mesenchymal Stem Cell Culture for Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering. Merck-Merial Veterinary Scholars Symposium, Purdue University, 2003.

Demko JL, Stoker A, Fox DB, Kuroki K, Cook JL. Comparison of multiple gene expression of autologous mesenchymal stem cells derived from canine falciform adipose tissue and bone marrow stroma for tissue engineering applications. Phi Zeta Day, University of Missouri, 2002.

Demko JL, Fox DB, Kuroki K, Cook JL. In vitro Characterization of Connective Tissue Progenitor Cells for Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering, A Pilot Study. Phi Zeta Day, University of Missouri, 2001.

Connecticut Veterinary Medical Conference March 2013Osteoarthritis, Hip Dysplasia, Cruciates 4 hours

Physical Rehabilitation for Pain Relief 2 hours

Hartford, Connecticut

Introduction to Canine Sports Medicine 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Feline Orthopedics 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Juvenile Orthopedics 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Nutraceuticals for Pain Relief 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Wound Tips and Tricks: Wound Management and Bandages 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Wound Tips and Tricks: Topical Wound Medications 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Wound Tips and Tricks: Local Skin Movement Techniques 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Starting Rehabilitation in Your Practice 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Rehabilitation for Knees 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Vettech: Physical Rehabilitation I/II 2013

Music City Veterinary Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

Designing Rehab for Your Arthritic Patient: From Set Up to Protocols to Evaluation 2012

Lab/Workshop

Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Why is my Puppy Lame? 2012

Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

Atlantic City, New Jersey

A Multimodal Approach to Canine Hip Dysplasia 2012

Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Soft Tissue Orthopedic Diseases 2012

Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Inflammatory Joint Disease 2012

Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Cats of Bones too 2012

Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Canine Rehabilitation 2012

Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference

Atlantic City, New Jersey

Canine Developmental Orthopedic Diseases 2012

Virginia Academy of Small Animal Medicine

Roanoke, Virginia

Nutraceuticals and Options for Canine Hip Dysplasia 2012

Virginia Academy of Small Animal Medicine

Roanoke, Virginia

Evidence Based Approach to Choosing Cruciate Repair Methods 2012

Virginia Academy of Small Animal Medicine

Roanoke, Virginia

Patella Luxation Repair Techniques 2012

Virginia Academy of Small Animal Medicine

Roanoke, Virginia

Cats and Osteoarthritis 2012

Virginia Academy of Small Animal Medicine

Roanoke, Virginia

Physical Rehabilitation and Your Practice 2012

Virginia Academy of Small Animal Medicine

Roanoke, Virginia

Canine Developmental Orthopedic Diseases 2012

North Carolina Companion Animal Academy

Charlotte, North Carolina

Nutraceuticals and Options for Canine Hip Dysplasia 2012

North Carolina Companion Animal Academy

Charlotte, North Carolina

Evidence Based Approach to Choosing Cruciate Repair Methods 2012

North Carolina Companion Animal Academy

Charlotte, North Carolina

Patella Luxation Repair Techniques 2012

North Carolina Companion Animal Academy

Charlotte, North Carolina

Cats and Osteoarthritis 2012

North Carolina Companion Animal Academy

Charlotte, North Carolina

Physical Rehabilitation and Your Practice 2012

North Carolina Companion Animal Academy

Charlotte, North Carolina

A Multi-Modal Approach to Canine Hip Dysplasia 2012

Trident Veterinary Medical Association

Charleston, South Carolina

Back in My Day We Used to… 2012

Lecture on topical wound therapies

American Animal Hospital Association

Denver, Colorado

Treating Good Puppies with Bad Hips 2012

American Animal Hospital Association

Denver, Colorado

Hip Luxation: an Evidence-Based Approach 2012

American Animal Hospital Association

Denver, Colorado

Nutraceuticals: multimodal approach to Hip Dysplasia 2012

Birmingham Veterinary Association

Birmingham, Alabama

Physical Rehabilitation for Pain Relief in Canines 2012

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association

Starkville, Mississippi

Nutraceuticals for Chronic Pain Relief 2012

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association

Starkville, Mississippi

Nutraceuticals for pain relief of Hip Dysplasia 2011

Long Island Regional Veterinarians

Long Island, New York

Canine Hip Dysplasia: Multimodal Approach with Nutraceuticals 2011

GGVMA

Greenville, South Carolina

Developmental Orthopedic Diseases 2011

Central Veterinary Conference

San Diego, California

Hip Dysplasia in Puppies: Options and Nutraceuticals 2011

Central Veterinary Conference

San Diego, California

Hip Dysplasia in Adult Dogs: Options and Nutraceuticals 2011

Central Veterinary Conference

San Diego, California

Choosing Cruciate Rupture Repair Methods 2011

Central Veterinary Conference

San Diego, California

Rehabilitation for Knee Patients 2011

Central Veterinary Conference

San Diego, California

Arthritis in Cats 2011

Central Veterinary Conference

San Diego, California

Hip Luxation 2011

Central Veterinary Conference

San Diego, California

Surgical Solutions: Patella Luxation 2011

Central Veterinary Conference

San Diego, California

Surgical Solutions: Cruciate Ligament Injury 2011

Central Veterinary Conference

San Diego, California

Canine Physical Rehabilitation 2011

American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Symposium

Starkville, Mississippi

Let’s Talk Before Your Cut: Surgery for Heritable Diseases 2011

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association

Starkville, Mississippi

Feline Surgical Considerations 2011

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association

Starkville, Mississippi

Joint Nutraceuticals: When and Where They Can Improve Joint Health 2011

North American Veterinary Conference

Orlando, Florida

Canine Hip Dysplasia: Early Prevention and Management 2010

Tuscaloosa Veterinary Medical Association

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

How Do Joint Preservation Compounds Work at the Cellular Level? 2008

North American Veterinary Conference

Orlando, Florida

Canine Physical Rehabilitation 2007

Tuscaloosa Veterinary Medical Association

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Canine Osteoarthritis and the Role of Disease Modifying Agents 2007

Birmingham Veterinary Association

Birmingham, Alabama

Diagnosis, Pathogenesis and Treatment of Canine Osteoarthritis 2006

Nutramax Laboratories Inc.

Edgewood, Maryland

Diagnosis and Management of Selected Diseases of the Canine Cervical Spine 2006

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association

Starkville, Mississippi

Veterinary Physical RehabilitationSmall Animal Surgical Resident Course

Course Creator and Director

Surgical Nursing Course

Veterinary Technology Students

Course Creator and Director

Veterinary Topics Course

Undergraduate Students

Careers in Small Animal Veterinary Surgery

Seminar Course in Health Professions

Undergraduate Students

Careers in Veterinary Medicine

Professional Development Course

First Year Veterinary Students

Surgical Ethics and Case Examples I/II/III

MSU-CVM Surgery Club

First through Fourth Year Veterinary Students

Canine Hip Dysplasia Diagnosis and Treatment

Nutraceuticals in Veterinary Medicine

Basic Suture Techniques and Patterns-Wetlab

Advanced Suture Techniques-Wetlab

Career Options in Veterinary Surgery

Ophthalmologic surgery-Wetlab

Surgical Oncology-Wetlab

Physical Rehabilitation-Wetlab

Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Course Lectures

Second Year Veterinary Students

Hip Dysplasia I/II

Developmental Orthopedic Diseases I/II

Wound Management and Bandaging I/II

Plastics and Reconstruction I/II

Surgical Oncology

Intestinal Surgery I/II

Suture Patterns and Materials

Oral, Pharyngeal and Esophageal Surgery

Kidney and Ureteral Surgery

Bladder and Urethral Surgery

Clinical Case Presentation I/II

Advanced Surgery Course

Fourth Year Veterinary Students

Stomach and Small intestinal Surgery

Urogenital Surgery

Reconstructive Surgery

Feline Surgery

Feline Medicine Course

Fourth Year Veterinary Students

Feline Surgical Special Considerations

Small Animal Oncology Course Lecture

Fourth Year Veterinary Students

Surgical Oncology, Disease Management

Special Topics NAVLE Preparation Course

Fourth Year Veterinary Students

Small Animal Surgery

Neurology/Lesion Localization

ICU Clinical Rotation Students


Fourth Year Veterinary Students

Small Animal Ocular Emergencies

Innumerable clinical rotation topic lectures/rounds to Third Year Veterinary Students

• ACVS Research Committee Member 2012-present• Mississippi State University, Graduate Program Academic Council Member 2012-2013

• MSU-CVM Disaster Response Team Member,
Search and Rescue Canine, Law Enforcement Point of Contact

• Gulf States Consortium – Veterinary Colleges Disaster Response Group 2011-2013

• Mississippi State University, Clinical Science Research Committee Member 2010-2013

• ACVS Public Relations Committee Member 2010-present

• Mississippi State University, AAHA Student Chapter Faculty Mentor 2010-2013

• Mississippi State University, Internship Selection Committee Member 2009-2013

• Mississippi State University, Student Surgery Club Faculty Mentor 2009-2013

• Mississippi State University, Dean’s Communication Task Force-Vice President 2008-9

• Mississippi State University, All College Day Committee Member 2008-2011

• Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals

• University of Missouri, Veterinary Class President

• University of Missouri, Student Leaders Committee Member

• University of Missouri, Advisory Council to the Dean

• Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges


• Student Elected Block Leader during Veterinary Clinical Rotations

• University of Missouri, Student Wellness Committee

• University of Missouri, Open House Committee Head for Entertainment

ACVS Research Committee MemberACVS Public Outreach Committee Member

DVM News Magazine, SurgerySTAT Chief Editor

Today’s Veterinary Practice, Editorial Review Board

Veterinary Surgery, Editorial Review Board

Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Reviewer

The Veterinary Journal, Reviewer

Health Conditions section on www.ACVS.org Reviewer

Compendium: Continuing Education for Veterinarians, Surgical Views Reviewer

NAVC Clinician’s Brief Reviewer

Journal of Small Animal Practice, Reviewer

Advances in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, guest Editor

United Way of North Central Mississippi, Budget and Allocations Committee 2012United Way of North Central Mississippi, Board Member 2011-2013

Town & Gown Committee Member- Charity Organization for United Way and the Promise Program of MSU 2011-2013

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Alter Flower Committee 2011-2012

St. Joseph Catholic Church, Extra Ordinary Minister of Communion 2010-2012

United Way of North Central Mississippi, Festival of Trees Fundraiser 2009, 2010

Mississippi State University Foundation Inc. Department of Clinical Science State Pride Faculty Award 2011.American Association of Veterinary Clinicians Resident Award 2008.

Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine Outstanding Graduate Student Award 2008.

Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine Research Day. Mississippi State University. Honorable Mention Graduate Student Oral Presentation. Inhibition of Prostaglandin E-2 Production in Chondrocyte Microcarrier Cultures by the Combination of Avocado Soy Unsaponifiables, Chondroitin Sulfate and Glucosamine 2007.

The Nestle Purina Veterinary Scholarship for Excellence in Orthopedic Disease Management and Related Nutritional Issues 2004.

Phi Zeta Day University of Missouri. 1st Place Professional Student Oral Presentation. Chronic Rhinosinusitis in Cats: 70 Cases 2004.

Phi Zeta Day University of Missouri. 1st Place Professional Student Oral Presentation. In vitro Characterization of Connective Tissue Progenitor Cells for Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering, A Pilot Study 2001.

Music City Veterinary Conference, Nashville, Tennessee 2013.Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference, Atlantic City, New Jersey 2012

American Animal Hospital Association, Denver, Colorado 2012.

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Winter Meeting, Starkville Mississippi 2012.

Central Veterinary Conference Sand Diego, California October 2011.

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Winter Meeting, Starkville Mississippi 2011.

North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida 2011.

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Winter Meeting, Starkville Mississippi 2010.

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Winter Meeting, Starkville Mississippi 2009.

American College of Veterinary Surgeons Annual Convention, San Diego, California, 2008.

AO ASIF Osteotomy Masters Course San Diego, California 2008.

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Winter Meeting, Starkville Mississippi 2008.

North American Veterinary Conference, Orlando, Florida 2008.

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Winter Meeting, Starkville Mississippi 2007.

Veterinary Orthopedic Society Annual Convention. Sun Valley, Idaho 2007.

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Winter Meeting, Starkville Mississippi 2006.

AO ASIF Principles of Small Animal Fracture Management Columbus, Ohio 2006.

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association Winter Meeting, Starkville Mississippi 2005.

American College of Veterinary Surgeons Annual Convention, Denver, Colorado 2004.

Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention, Osage Beach, Missouri 2002.

Merck-Merial Veterinary Scholars Symposium, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 2002.

Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention, Osage Beach, Missouri 2001.

American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention, Nashville, Tennessee, 2001.

Student American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention, University of Iowa, Ames, Iowa 2000.

Missouri Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention, Osage Beach, Missouri 2000.

Trident Veterinary Medical Association 2013-presentSouth Carolina Veterinary Medical Association 2012-present

American College of Veterinary Surgeons 2009-present

Veterinary Orthopedic Society 2005-present

Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association 2004-present

American Veterinary Medical Association 2000-present

Missouri Veterinary Medical Association 2000-present

Student Chapter of American Veterinary Medical Association 2000-2004

Pet Assisted Love and Support 2000-2004

Student Chapter of Veterinary and Emergency Critical Care Society 2001-2004

Student Chapter of American Association of Bovine Practitioners 2000-2002

Student Chapter of American Association of Equine Practitioners 2000-2001

Student Chapter of American Association of Swine Practitioners 2000-2003

Society for the Study of Reproduction 1999-2000

(Current veterinary medical licenses held in Missouri, Mississippi, and Illinois)