Next Membership Meeting – 11/19/14

Next Membership Meeting

November 19th, 2014 at the Red Mile Clubhouse

Barry A. Ball, D.V.M.

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Barry BallDr. Ball received his D.V.M. degree from the University of Georgia in 1981.  After spending time in private practice, he completed a residency at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida in the specialty of clinical reproduction.  Subsequently, he completed his graduate training at Cornell University where his doctoral research examined aspects of early embryonic loss in mares.  He was a member of the faculty in Clinical Sciences at Cornell University from 1987 – 1996.  In 1996, he was appointed as the first John P. Hughes Endowed Chair in Equine Reproduction at the School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California-Davis.  In 2010, he was appointed as the first Albert Clay Endowed Chair in Equine Reproduction at the Gluck Equine Research Center, Lexington, KY.  Dr. Ball’s current research emphasis is directed toward reproductive endocrinology and pregnancy loss in mares.

Dr. Ball is a Diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists.  He has received numerous awards related to his research and teaching in equine reproduction including the SmithKline Beecham Award for Research Excellence from Cornell University, the Excellence in Equine Research Award from the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Schering-Plough Award for Outstanding Research in Equine Reproduction from the World Equine Veterinary Association, the Carl Norden – Pfizer Distinguished Teacher award from the School of Veterinary Medicine, UC-Davis and Theriogenologist of the Year from the American College of Theriogenologists.  Dr. Ball completed a sabbatical leave as a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar at the University of Cambridge and the Equine Fertility Unit in Newmarket during 2004-05.  He serves on the International Equine Reproduction Symposium Committee and Trust as well as the Theriogenology Foundation Board, and he is currently president of the American College of Theriogenologists.

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• RSVP’s must be in by 5 p.m. November 16th, 2014.
• No RSVP’s will be taken after the deadline.
• Walk-in seating limited.
• Registration begins at 6:15 P.M. at Red Mile.
• Dinner begins at 6:45 P.M.
• Cash, Check and Credit Card payments accepted at the door.
• Please list names of all attendees when making reservations.

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