Pennsylvania Industry Veterinarian And University Of Florida Professor Join AAEP Board Of Directors

by | 12.13.2019 | 8:43am

Amanda House, DVM, DACVIM, clinical professor and director of student affairs at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine in Gainesville, Fla., has joined the board of directors of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP). Dr. House was installed during the Dec. 10 President's Luncheon at the AAEP's 65th Annual Convention in Denver, CO. Her term will conclude in 2022.

Dr. House joined the faculty in 2007 and is director of the Practice-Based Equine Clerkship program, which enables veterinary students to have an ambulatory practice clinical rotation with private practitioners. Her clinical interests include neonatology, infectious disease, preventative medicine and animal welfare. In addition, she served as an AAEP Student Chapter faculty advisor from 2008-2015.

A 2001 graduate of the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University, Dr. House completed an internship and large animal internal medicine residency at the University of Georgia's Veterinary Teaching Hospital prior to starting at the University of Florida.

Dr. House serves on the AAEP's Infectious Disease Committee, as moderator of the Infectious Disease Round and on the Mentorship Subcommittee. She previously served on the Horse Owner Education, Member Engagement, and Professional Conduct and Ethics committees. She is a past president of the Florida Association of Equine Practitioners and currently serves on its Educational Program Advisory Committee; and has served on committees with the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Sarah Reuss, VMD, DACVIM, a professional services veterinarian in Philadelphia, PA., with Boehringer Ingelheim, has also joined the board of directors of the American Association of Equine Practitioners. She was also installed during the President's Luncheon. Her term will conclude in 2022.

Dr. Reuss transitioned from academia to industry in 2016 with Merial, which was subsequently acquired by Boehringer Ingelheim. For six years prior, Dr. Reuss had been a clinical assistant professor and chief of the large animal medicine service at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, where she served on the Admissions and the Internship and Residency Evaluation committees and as a faculty advisor to the AAEP and AVMA Student Chapters.

Upon earning her veterinary degree from University of Pennsylvania in 2005, Dr. Reuss completed an internship at Equine Medical Center of Ocala and a large animal internal medicine residency at Texas A&M University. She joined University of Florida following a stint in general practice at McKinlay and Peters Equine Hospital.

Dr. Reuss is a member of the AAEP's Member Engagement Committee and previously served on the Educational Programs Committee. She's also served on various committees with the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Read more at the AAEP website.

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