ADVISORY BOARDS AND RELATED ACTIVITIES
The Irish Equine Center, Johnstown, County Kildare, Ireland
Thoroughbred Owners of California
Equine Testing Program, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Neogen Corp., Lansing, Michigan
The Alabama; Arizona; Arkansas; Canada; Charles Town, WV; Florida; Iowa; Indiana, Kentucky; Louisiana; Michigan; Minnesota; National, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario Canada, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tampa Bay Downs, FL; Texas; Washington State; West Virginia and Canadian Divisions of The Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association.
The Keeneland Association, Lexington, Kentucky
The Fasig-Tipton Company, Lexington, Kentucky
FrontierBioPharm, Richmond, Kentucky
New Ace Corp, Lexington KY
Equine Molecular Diagnostics, Lexington, KY.
Selected University Committee Assignments
Patents Committee, University of Kentucky, 1985-1988
Director of GCT, ex officio member of five plus GCT standing committees, 1988-1993
Safety Committee Chair, Gluck Equine Research Center, 1996
Self-Study Committee Chair, Department of Veterinary Science, 1999
Building Committee, Gluck Equine Research Center, 2001
Toxicology Working Group on Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome, 2001
Graduate Committee, Dept. of Veterinary Science 2009
Faculty Evaluation Committee, Dept. of Veterinary Science 2009
Selected Committees, National and International
Chairman, Executive, Social and US Organizing Committees, Third International Symposium on Equine Medication Control, Lexington, KY, 1979. Raised $50,000 to support program and organized scientific and social programs for Third International Symposium on Equine Medication Control, June 12, 13, 14, 1979, Lexington, KY. Approximately 120 registrants, 15 countries represented, 50 papers presented; proceedings edited and published 1980.
Chairman, Executive, Social and US Organizing Committees, Seventh International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians, Louisville, KY, 1988. Raised approximately $85,000 to support program and organized scientific and social programs for Seventh International Conference of Racing Analysts and Veterinarians, April 10-14, 1988, Louisville, KY. Approximately 285 registrants, 23 countries represented, 70 papers presented, proceedings edited and published, 1990.
Chairman, Executive, Social and US Organizing Committees, Workshop on “Testing for Therapeutic Medications, Environmental and Dietary Substances in Racing Horses,” August 18-19, 1994, Lexington, KY. In six weeks raised $33,000, brought in 70 scientists, veterinarians and industry leaders from around the world to review the problem of limiting the sensitivity of testing for the above substances. Workshop involved 35 presentations, final report presented and workshop proceedings edited and published, April, 1995.
Chairman, Executive Committee of the International Short Course entitled "The Commission Veterinarian/Equine Medical Director: A Short Course". In association with Drs. George Mundy, Scott Stanley, and Rick Sams organized a 3 day short course for commission veterinarians, November, 1995. 85 registrants attended from 20 countries. Two days of lectures, one day field trip to Ohio State and Turfway Park. Raised approximately $45K, short course, proceedings to be published, precipitated suit against Illinois Hooved Animals Humane Society.
Chairman, Executive Committee of the International Short Course entitled "The Commission Veterinarian/Equine Medical Director: A Short Course". In association with Drs. Mitzi Fisher, Scott Stanley, and Rick Sams organized a 2 day short course for Commission Veterinarians, at Churchill Downs, April 30th and May 1st & 2nd, 2001. 65 registrants attended from 15 countries. Raised approximately $30K. Publication of proceedings interfered with by arrival on May 5th 2011 of the Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome, MRLS.
Organizing and Fundraising Committee, 19th, ICRAV 2012 Conference held at the Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 15-22, 2012. Approximately $200K raised for this Conference, 70 plus papers presented, proceedings edited and published, 1990.
Organizing and Fundraising Committee, January 22, 2017: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. the TEX CAUTHEN MEMORIAL SEMINAR with Dr. David Horohov, Doug, Kerry & Steve Cauthen, Mr. Hans Albrecht, Mr. Steve Simon, Dr. Simon Curtis, FWCF, Mr. Michael Savoldi, Dr. Pedro De Pedro and Dr. Thomas Tobin, The Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0099. The entire seminar was videotaped and made available on The Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center web site and republished by the American Farriers Association Communications Committee on their internet newsletter / eblast.
Racing Commissioners International Task Forces:
1991: Task Force on Drug Classification, 1991-present
1995: Testing Integrity Program, Founding Member, 1995.
1996: Veterinary Advisory Board to the Lexington Humane Society (1996)
1995: Research Facilitator, Testing Integrity Program 1995-date
2001: Veterinary Advisor, National HBPA Medication and Drug Testing Policy Working Group, To date.
2001: AAEP “Norwood” Committee on Therapeutic Medications, 2001.
2002: AAEP “Arthur” Advisory Committee to the NTRA Medication Task Force, 2002
2007 Racing Medication and Testing Consortium [RMTC], member, Dietary and Environmental Substances Sub-Committee, 2007-- date
2007: Racing Medication and Testing Consortium [RMTC], member, Veterinary Advisory Committee 2007- date
2009: Racing Medication and Testing Consortium [RMTC], member, committee for the creation of “National Thresholds for Trace level Environmental Substances” 2009 to date.
20010-2013: Racing Medication and Testing Consortium [RMTC] Scientific Advisory Committee,
2012: RMTC Baltimore Medication Scientific Advisory group, September 2012.
2013-date: Advisor, Marmoom/Buhoot Equine Research Laboratory, Dubai, UAE
2015 ARCI Scientific Advisory Committee.
2016 Director, North American Association of Racetrack Veterinarians, NAARV.
Thesis Advisor to:
1) Susapto Dirdjosudjono, MS, 1973
2) Brian L. Roberts, MS, 1977
3) Richard Miller, MS, 1978
4) Connie G. White, MS, 1978
5) Joan Combie, MS, 1979
6) Steve Ballard, MS, 1980
7) Theodore Shults, MS, 1980
8) Eugenie Green, MS, 1980
9) William A. Rees, PhD, 1997
10) Levent Dirikolu, PhD Cnd, 2000
11) Lisa Collett, MS Cnd, 1982
12) Joan D. Combie, PhD, 1982
13) David DeQuick, MS, 1984
14) Thomas Wood, PhD, 1989
15) Jyan-Ming Yang, PhD, 1992
16) Sylvia Chay, MS, 1987
17) Scott Stanley, PhD, 1992
18) Neil Hoglen, MS, 1990
19 Joanne Scheurer, MS Cnd, 1993
20) Eddie Mitchell, PhD, 1996
21) Bradford Bentz, MSc, 1999
22) Cedric Holtz, MS, 2000
23) Jeffrey Bosken, PhD, 2003
24) Manu Mohan Sebastian, BVSc, PhD, 2004
25) Fernanda Camargo/Olivier, DVM, PhD, 2007
26) Kimberly Brewer DVM, 2012
27) Jake Machin, BS, 2015-2019
Post-Doctoral Fellows/Research Associates:
Dr. John M. Weld, Studies on Endotoxin Shock, 1980-1981.
Dr. Steve Kamerling, Studies on Equine Pain Perception, 1982-1984.
Dr. Stefan Kwiatkowski, Synthesis of Derivatives of Tranquilizers, Stimulants, and Narcotic Analgesics, 1987-1988.
Dr. Ursula Wacjen, Synthesis of Derivatives of Tranquilizers, Stimulants, and Narcotic Analgesics, 1987-1988.
Dr. Ichiro Fuse, Synthesis of Derivatives of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs and Diuretic Drugs, 1987-1988.
Dr. Tomohiro Ichimaru, Synthesis of Derivatives of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammatory and Diuretic Drugs, 1987-1988.
Dr. Alwarsamy Jeganathan, Synthesis of Derivatives of Drugs of Abuse in Racing Horses, 1987-1988.
Dr. Daniel J. Harkins, Studies on the Pharmacological Effects of Therapeutic Agents, 1993-2004.
Dr. Nathan Hall, Studies on Musculoskeletal Injuries in Racing Horses, 1995.
Dr. Wojciech Karpiesiuk: Synthesis of Drug Metabolites, 1995-2009.
Dr. Fritz Lehner: Detection of High Potency Drugs, 1996-2004.
Dr. Levent Dirikolu, Pharmacokinetics of Furosemide, 2002-2004.
Dr. Julio Gutierrez 2009-2011, Certified reference standard synthesis
Dr Raghotham R Pinninti 2011, Certified Reference standard synthesis
Dr. Thirupathi Yerramreddy 2011, Certified Reference standard synthesis
Dr. Sucheta Kudrimoti, 2012, Certified Reference standard synthesis
Dr. David Snow, Glasgow University: Muscle biopsy work, 1978
Dr. Marie Agnes Popot, France; Etorphine, 1986
Dr. Mei-Ru Dai, China; Immunoassay for etorphine and buprenorphine, 1987
Dr. John Goodman, Energy Lab; Mass spectral confirmation of high potency drugs, 1988
Dr. Antonio Queiroz Neto, Jaboticabal, Brazil, Behavioral Responses in Horses, 1994-1995
Dr. In Mo Lee, Seoul, South Korea, Studies on Musculoskeletal Injuries in Racing Horses, 1996.
Guest Editor, Columnist, Contributor, Editorial Board: EQUUS, Hub Rail, The Blood-Horse, Practical Horseman, Journal of Equine Medicine and Surgery, Equine Sport Medicine, Horsemen's Journal, Appaloosa World, Modern Horse Breeding, Thoroughbred Times; about 10-plus articles/year published in lay press. University of Toronto Deep Sea Fishing Team, 1968-1973, Cave Run Sailing Association, 1988. The Thoroughbred Club of America, 1978, The Lexington Polo Club, 1992, The Lafayette Club, 1994, The Iroquois Hunt Club, 1996-2006, Master of Ceremonies, The Bluegrass Charity Ball, 2002-2008.
Commonwealth of Kentucky, licensed to practice veterinary medicine (1977-present, Kentucky, NS-1053/146473)
Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, London, licensed to practice veterinary medicine (1964-present)
Ontario Veterinary Association, licensed to practice veterinary medicine (1964-1978)
Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, licensed to practice veterinary medicine (1964‑1978)
Michigan Veterinary Medical Association (1970-1974)
American Veterinary Medical Association (1970-present)
Central Kentucky Veterinary Medical Association (1975-1980)
American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
Founding Fellow and Councilor, American College of Veterinary Pharmacology
American College of Veterinary Toxicology
British Equine Veterinary Association, Associate member
International Doping Research and Control Group
Association of Official Racing Chemists (1977-To date)
International Group of Specialty Racing Veterinarians [IGSRV]
American Association of Equine Practitioners
Society of Toxicology, 1978-1988
Royal Dublin Society
Who's Who in the South and Southwest
Phi Zeta Society
Member and Founding Fellow, Testing Integrity Program (T.I.P)
Editorial Board: Modern Horse Breeding, 1988; Journal of Equine Medicine and Surgery, 1978
Guest Reviewer: Science, Molecular Pharmacology, National Science Foundation, JAVMA, AJVR, J Eq Med & Surg, J Vet Pharm Ther, Eq Pract