December 18, 2008 Stillwater, OK) – Michael S. Davis, DVM, MS, Ph.D., was recently appointed to the Oxley Equine Sports Medicine Professorship at Oklahoma State University’s (OSU) Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Davis is a Physiological Sciences professor and director of the veterinary center’s Comparative Exercise Physiology Laboratory.
The Oxley Equine Sports Medicine Professorship is made possible through an endowment fund that provides resources to support equine sports medicine research at OSU. Davis’ work focuses on exercise and respiratory physiology.
Davis earned his DVM degree from Texas A&M University in 1988, his MS degree in Veterinary Science from Virginia Tech in 1995, and his Ph.D. in Physiology from Johns Hopkins University in 1998. He is also a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine—Large Animal.
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is one of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States and is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The center’s Boren Veterinary Medial Teaching Hospital is open to the public and provides routine and specialized care for small and large animals. It also offers 24 hour emergency care and is certified by the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.