CV

  • Head veterinarian, Jungle Island
  • Board of Directors, Agape Women’s Ministries, 2019-present
  • Advisory Board, American Veterinarian, 2018-present
  • U.S. Operations Manager, Improve International, 2018-2019
  • U.S. Coordinator, Improve International, 2016-2018
  • Medical Advisor, Zoological Wildlife Foundation, 2016-present
  • Vice-President, Toscano HOA, 2015-2018
  • Staff veterinarian, Fisher Island, 2014-present
  • Speaker of the Year, Association of Avian Veterinarians, 2014
  • Past-President, North American Veterinary Community, organizers of VMX, 2009-infinity
  • Consultant & Participant, Animal Planet, Animal Cops Miami, 2009-present
  • Multiple featured episodes, Animal Planet, 2000-present
  • Medical Consultant, Georgia Aquarium, 2005-present
  • Advisory Board, Abaxis Veterinary Diagnostics, 2003-present
  • President, North American Veterinary Community, 2008-2009
  • President-Elect, North American Veterinary Community , 2007
  • Vice-President, North American Veterinary Community , 2006
  • Advisory Board, Ft. Lauderdale Wildlife Care Center, 2003-present
  • Founder & Lead Vocalist, PROJECTILE Rock Band, 2002-2005
  • Medical Director, Broadbent Wildlife Center, KY, 2001-present
  • Director, North American Veterinary Community, 2000-2006
  • Charter President, Pinecrest Business Association, 1999-2001
  • Speaker of the Year, Exotics; North American Veterinary Conference, 1997
  • Veterinary Medical Directors, T.I.G.E.R.S., 1996-PRESENT
  • Program Chair, Avian & Exotic Animals, North American Veterinary Conference; Orlando, FL, 1995-2001
  • Avian Lab Coordinator, North American Veterinary Conference, 1994-2003
  • Session Chair, Avian, North American Veterinary Conference; Orlando, FL, 1992-95
  • President, South Florida Veterinary Medical Association, October 1993 – December 1994
  • President, International Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) 1991-1992
  • Member, Board of Directors, South Florida Veterinary Medical Association; Miami, Florida 1990-1992
  • Conference Chairman, AAV Annual International Conference; Chicago, Illinois, 1991
  • Consulting Veterinarian, Jungle Island; Miami, FL, 1990- present
  • Review Board, Journal of the AAV, 1990-2006
  • Member, Board of Directors, AAV, 1988-1990
  • Chairman, Stewardship Funding, AAV, 1988-1990
  • Chairman, Autotutorial Committee, AAV, 1987-1990
  • Conference Practical Lab Coordinator, AAV, 1986-1990
  • Outstanding Service Award, AAV, 1986
  • Local Labs Chairman, AAV International Conference; Miami, Florida 1986
  • Consulting Veterinarian; Miami Seaquarium, Miami, FL, 1985-present
  • Consulting Veterinarian, Zoo Miami; Miami, FL, 1983-present
  • Staff Veterinarian, Jungle Island; Miami, FL, 1983-1990
  • Regular contributor to several professional and lay publications
  • Frequent speaker at Local, Regional, National, & International Veterinary Medical Conferences, (too much to list… gets boring if it’s not already)
  • Greatest Blessings ever: Meredith- daughter; Adam- son; Nash & Watt- grandsons