Morehead Elected to the AAEP Board of Directors

James "Jim" P. Morehead, DVM, has been elected to the American Association of Equine Practitioners' (AAEP) board of directors. He will begin his term as District IV Director today (Dec. 5) at the AAEP 52nd Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.

Morehead received his veterinary degree in 1983 from the University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine. Between 1983 and 1986, Morehead was employed at Equine Medical Associates, Inc., in Edmond, Okla. From 1986 until 1990, Morehead worked at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. Since 1991, he has been the owner of Equine Medical Associates, PSC, in Lexington.  Morehead has also served as the resident veterinarian of Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Ky., since 1999. He served as the 2004 president of the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners.

Morehead joined the AAEP in 1984 and has been an active member of the association, serving two terms on the Reproduction/Perinatology Committee and one term on the Infractions Committee. Morehead also served on the Purchase Exam Guidelines Task Force and chaired the Drug Compounding Task Force. In 1998, he was a member of the Ad Hoc Bony Lesions in Sale Yearlings Committee.

Morehead attended the AAEP's 2002 Leadership Development Workshop, and is currently a member of the Professional Conduct and Ethics Committee and is co-chairman of the Equine Species Working Group of the American Horse Council.

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Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief

Stephanie L. Church, Editor-in-Chief, received a B.A. in Journalism and Equestrian Studies from Averett College in Danville, Virginia. A Pony Club and 4-H graduate, her background is in eventing, and she is schooling her recently retired Thoroughbred racehorse, Happy, toward a career in that discipline. She also enjoys traveling, photography, cycling, and cooking in her free time.

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