Brinsko Named ACT Vice President
July 30, 2009
COLLEGE STATION, TX - Steven Brinsko, DVM,
Associate Professor and Chief of Theriogenology in the Department
of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Texas A&M College of
Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been named the
2009 vice president of the American College of Theriogenologists
Brinsko will begin his four-year term as the ACT vice president
next month and will then serve in the roles of president-elect,
president and past president throughout the three subsequent
"It's an honor to be nominated and selected by my fellow
theriogenologists for this position. I look forward to addressing
the numerous concerns facing the veterinary profession and
especially the discipline of Theriogenology," remarks Brinsko.
Brinsko became a Diplomate in the ACT in 1990 and continues to
be active in the college's mission of providing an avenue for
specialty training in animal reproductive medicine. He is a member
of both the ACT's Equine Examination Question Development Team and
Educators Working Group on Residency Requirements.
"The ACT is an important resource for the discipline of
Theriogenology," notes Brinsko. "By maintaining certification,
graduate study, residency and continuing education programs, ACT
members ensure a high level of expertise in the field."
Recognized for his expertise in reproduction, Brinsko has
authored or co-authored over 100 scientific publications as well as
15 book chapters related to the field of reproduction. He is an
active member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners
(AAEP) and is currently Chairman of Texas A&M University's
Interdisciplinary Faculty of Reproduction's membership committee.
He has also served as Chairman of the Texas Veterinary Medical
Association Reproductive Technology Committee
A 1985 graduate of the University of Florida College of
Veterinary Medicine, Brinsko then completed a Theriogenology
Residency/Master's degree program at Texas A&M. In 1995 he
earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Sciences from Cornell University with
minors in reproductive physiology and immunology. He then joined
the Veterinary faculty at Colorado State University in 1994 and in
1998 he returned to Texas A&M.
For more information on the Texas A&M College of Veterinary
Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, please visit our website: vetmed.tamu.edu.
Angela G. Clendenin
Director, Communications & Public Relations
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