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2021 Annual Conference and the J.T. Vaughn Equine Conference

Richard Ford

Richard Ford

Dr. Richard Ford earned the DVM at The Ohio State University and practiced small animal and equine medicine prior to completing his internal medicine residency at Michigan State University. He later taught internal medicine at Purdue University and at North Carolina StateUniversity, where he is an Emeritus Professor of Medicine in theCollege of Veterinary Medicine. Board Certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and an honorary Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Dr. Ford is lead editor of the AAHA Canine Vaccine Guidelines and a co-author of the AAFP Feline Vaccine Guidelines.Outside of veterinary medicine, he also spent 28 years with the U.S.Air Force as a biomedical scientist. He retired from the USAF Reserve as a brigadier general, where he was assigned to the Office of the Air Force Surgeon General at the Pentagon.