Professor Emeritus of Equine Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center, Virginia Tech
Dr. White is professor emeritus of equine surgery at Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. After receiving a doctor of veterinary medicine at Cornell University in 1971, he completed an internship and residency in surgery at the University of California-Davis from 1971 to 1973 and earned a master of science in pathology at Kansas State University in 1976. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS). Dr. White, who has served on the faculties of both Kansas State University and the University of Georgia, joined the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in 1985, and held the position of Theodora Ayer Randolph Professor of Surgery at Virginia Tech from 1987 to 2003. Subsequently he was the Jean Ellen Shehan Professor and Director from 2003-2012. Dr. White has authored and edited several books on equine colic including Equine Acute Abdomen and Handbook of Equine Colic. He has edited surgical texts include Current Techniques in Equine Surgery and Lameness, and Current Practice of Equine Surgery. He has been a director for the ACVS Veterinary Symposium 1997-2014, and currently the ACVS Director of Continuing Education. He a past president of the ACVS and of the ACVS Research and Education Foundation. Dr. White is a former director-at-large for the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) and is an AAEP Past President. He is currently director of the Equine Disease Communication Center. Dr. White’s research interests include pathophysiology of ischemia-reperfusion, epidemiology of colic, abdominal and orthopedic surgery, and treatment of orthopedic diseases and lameness. He is a member of the AAEP, the ACVS and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Thursday, October 17
10:15 AM – 11:30 AM