Dr. Chris Duke of Bienville Animal Medical Center in Ocean Springs, MS was recently elected to the Board of Directors of the American Heartworm Society. The board is composed of representatives from academia, industry and veterinary practice. Dr. Duke was elected to a three-year term on the board as an at-large member at the American Heartworm Society Triennial Symposium in New Orleans in September.
Dr. Duke, co-owner of Bienville Animal Medical Center, is a 33-year veteran of veterinary practice and has been heavily involved in professional, church and civic organizations for many years. He is also a member of the American Society of Veterinary Journalists and writes weekly columns and blogs on veterinary-related topics.