– Dr. James Cook officially handed over the title of American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) president to Dr. Larry Corry today at the 2009 AVMA Convention President’s Installation Luncheon in Seattle. Dr. Corry, a small-animal practitioner from Buford, Ga., becomes the 129th president of the AVMA.
Dr. Corry served 15 years in the AVMA House of Delegates, six years on the House Advisory Committee and two years on the Political Action Committee. He received his veterinary medical degree from the University of Georgia in 1966, then spent two years in the U.S. Air Force Veterinary Corps.
Dr. Corry currently owns two animal hospitals and is a stockholder and on the board of directors of three emergency clinics.
The AVMA and its more than 78,000 member veterinarians are engaged in a wide variety of activities dedicated to advancing the science and art of animal, human and public health.