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Carolyn Arnold, DVM, DACVS
Associate Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Arnold is a native of Southeastern Michigan and a life-long horse enthusiast. She attended the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and graduated in 1998. She completed an internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., followed by a surgical residency at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center. Following a year-long lectureship at Texas A&M, she became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2003. She served as an assistant professor of Equine Surgery at Kansas State from 2003-2005. Dr. Arnold came back to A&M in 2006 as an assistant professor. Her clinical focus is soft tissue surgery with an emphasis on urogenital surgery. 

Gail Broussard, BS
Veterinary Radiology Technician, Texas A&M University

Gail Broussard received her BS from Texas A&M University in Biomedical Science and Wildlife Ecology. She currently works with the Large Animal Imaging Service performing Nuclear Medicine Scans, Ultrasounds and Radiography.

Kristin Chaney, DVM, DACVIM-LAIM, DACVECC
Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Chaney joined the TAMU Professional Programs Office in 2014 as the director of curriculum development and outcomes assessment.  Her passion lies in the clinical education of preclinical veterinary students and Dr. Chaney has an active role teaching in the pre-clinical curriculum.  Her research includes veterinary education, curriculum redesign, programmatic assessment, and novel educational methodologies for use in veterinary medicine.  She earned a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her DVM from Colorado State University.  After completing hospital internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, she completed a dual-residency training program at Michigan State University.

Keith Chaffin, DVM, MS, DACVIM-LAIM
Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Chaffin received his DVM from North Carolina State University. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in large animal internal medicine. His special interests include equine internal medicine, pediatrics, respiratory disease, ultrasonography, Rhodococcus equi foal pneumonia, equine infectious disease, equine gastrointestinal disease, equine urogenital disease, and equine neurologic disease.

Michelle Coleman, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-LA
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Coleman received her B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Rochester in 2003 and her DVM from the University of Georgia in 2007.  She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in large animal internal medicine and received her PhD from Texas A&M University in 2016. Her scholarly interests include equine infectious and endocrinologic diseases.

Laurent Couëtil, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Professor, Large Animal Internal Medicine, Purdue University

Dr. Couëtil received his DVM from Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d’Alfort, France in 1985 and his PhD from University of Liège, Belgium in 2006.  He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. His interests include early detection and treatment of respiratory disease in athletic horses, equine exercise physiology, animal models of respiratory disease, pre-clinical trials, and translational research.

Susan Eades, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Professor and head of the Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department, Texas A&M University

Dr. Eades received her DVM from Louisiana State University in 1982. She participated in clinical research during her internship and residency at New Bolton Center at the University of Pennsylvania. She earned her PhD from the University of Georgia in 1988 in veterinary physiology and pharmacology and was on faculty for 10 years. She then continued her laminitis research at LSU where she became a professor and mentored faculty and taught students. In 2018, she came to Texas A&M in the hopes to help the large animal faculty excel in their efforts in clinical science, teaching and research. 

Lindsey Gilmour, DVM, DACVR
Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Gilmour received her B.S. in Biomedical Sciences and her DVM from Texas A&M University. She completed an internship at Georgia Veterinary Specialists in Atlanta and a diagnostic imaging residency at Iowa State University. She is board certified in diagnostic imaging with the American College of Veterinary Radiology and her clinical interests span radiography, ultrasonography, magnetic resonance imaging, computed tomography, and diagnostic/therapeutic nuclear medicine in large and small animals. She currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M with special interest in collaborative, interdisciplinary teaching.


Cleet Griffin, DVM, DABVP/Eq, DAVDC/Eq
Clinical Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
 
Dr. Griffin received his DVM from Texas A&M University in 1990. He is a Diplomate of the American Veterinary Dental College (Equine specialty), as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Equine Practice). His special interests include equine field services with emphasis on topics and clinical problems related to equine dentistry.
 

Travis Tull, DVM, DACVS
Ocala Equine Hospital PA

Dr. Tull is a graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed an internship and surgical residency at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital. Following his time in Lexington, he was a surgeon at Brown Equine Hospital in Pennsylvania before accepting the position as a surgeon and hospital clinician at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Saratoga from 2013 until 2017. He is currently an associate surgeon at Ocala Equine Hospital where his professional interests are orthopedics, soft tissue surgery, and lameness in performance horses.

Cristobal Navas de Solis, LV, MS, PhD, DACVIM
Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Navas de Solis received his L.V in Veterinary Medicine from Cardenal Herrera - CEU University, his M.S. in Veterinary Clinical Medicine from the University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign, and his PhD in Animal Medicine and Health from the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in large animal internal medicine. His scholarly interests include equine cardiology and equine ultrasound.

Karen Russell, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Clin Path)
Professor and Associate Department Head for Clinical Service and Residency Programs, Texas A&M University

Karen E. Russell received her BS in Animal Science and DVM from Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. Following her DVM, she completed an internship and residency in clinical pathology at Kansas State University and Cornell University, respectively. She received her PhD at North Carolina State University under the mentorship of Dr. Debra Sellon where she studied the platelet kinetics in horses infected with Equine Infectious Anemia Virus.  She has been on faculty at Texas A&M University since 2000 and is currently a Professor of Clinical Pathology and the Associate Department Head for Clinical Services and Residency Programs. Her most recent research interests focused on establishing reference intervals or ranges for avian species at risk of oil spill exposure. Since she has been at TAMU, she has been awarded the Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence, the Texas Veterinary Medical Association Research Award, and the Distinguished Achievement Award, College Level by The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M University. 

Brad Simon, DVM, MSc, DACVAA
Clinical Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Bradley Simon received his BS from the University of Maryland and his DVM from Ross University. He completed his residency at the University of Pennsylvania and received his MSc in research from Ross University.  His clinical interests include small animal anesthesia.

Canaan Whitfield, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR
Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University

Dr. Canaan Whitfield received his BS from Clemson University and completed his DVM at the University of Georgia. He earned a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Texas A&M in 2016, and is board certified by both the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation.