Dr. Hulse graduated from Texas A&M in 1970 and completed his surgical training at Kansas State University in 1973. Commencing in 1970 and continuing until his appointment as a professor of orthopedic surgery at Texas A&M University in 1984, Dr. Hulse served as a clinician in general practice and as a staff surgeon at Louisiana State University and Oklahoma State University. He successfully fulfilled the requirements for admission into the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1977. He has developed techniques commonly used for the treatment of bone and joint disorders in dogs and is well published in veterinary literature. His clinical research interests focus on minimally invasive surgery for joint disorders and for fracture treatment.