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My Heroes In Veterinary Medicine

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Dr. Leon Turner is in the spotlight of an ongoing series about people who have been heroes to me in veterinary medicine. I began the educational process toward being a veterinarian while I was still teaching microwave communications electronics in…

My Heroes In Veterinary Medicine 6

That’s it. Five heroes in veterinary medicine. One might think that, after three decades in practice, more doctors would qualify. Let me interject here that I value many icons in the practice of veterinary medicine, doctors whom many of us…

My Heroes In Veterinary Medicine 5

Lasting quotes from Dr. Ralph Henderson: Chris Young sings a tune called, “I Hear Voices.” There are four quotes I still hear from Dr. Henderson. One day in student surgery I was performing an ovariohysterectomy, perhaps my third. Dr. Henderson…

My Heroes In Veterinary Medicine 4

Dr. Ralph Henderson, Professor of Small Animal Surgery at Auburn University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, was an inspiration to me from the first time I met him. With Dr. Henderson, everything had to be just so, just right, exact. As…

My Heroes In Veterinary Medicine 3

Dr. Sharpe Johnson’s practice was in a small building behind a shopping center in Oxford, MS. There were two veterinary practices in Oxford then, and one was just around the corner from where I lived. I don’t recall why I…