AVMA Names Small Animal Vet as New President

The title of President of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) was officially handed down today at the 2009 AVMA Convention in Seattle. James Cook, DVM, handed the title to Larry Corry, DVM.

Corry, a small-animal practitioner from Buford, Ga., becomes the 129th president of the AVMA.

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.

Corry currently owns two animal hospitals and is a stockholder and on the board of directors of three emergency clinics.

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