Dr. Melissa King
The James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital welcomes back Dr. Melissa King, a board certified equine sports medicine and rehabilitation specialist and new clinical instructor. After receiving her D.V.M. from Colorado State University in 1997, King completed a one year internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. Upon completion of her internship, Dr. King returned to northern Colorado to begin her career as an equine ambulatory clinician catering to performance horses. In 2011, Dr. King completed a Ph.D. at the Orthopaedic Research Center assessing the efficacy of underwater treadmill exercise to diminish the progression of carpal osteoarthritis.
Dr. Yvette Stephanie Nout-Lomas
Dr. Yvette Stephanie Nout-Lomas comes to our VTH from Pomona, Calif. where she formerly held an assistant professor of Equine Sciences at California State Polytechnic University. Nout-Lomas is originally from the Netherlands where she received her D.V.M. in 1999 from Utrecht University. She moved to the United States in 1999 to complete a one-year equine medicine internship at Virgina-Marlyand Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Upon completion of her internship, Nout-Lomas made the career move to Ohio State University to complete a Master of Science in equine exercise physiology in 2003, two residencies in equine medicine and emergency and critical care, and a Ph.D. in neuroscience in 2006. She is board certified diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.
Dr. Melinda Story
After receiving both her Bachelor of Science in microbiology in 1994, and D.V.M. in 1999, from Colorado State University, Dr. Melinda Story, a certified veterinary acupuncturist and chiropractor, has returned to the James L. Voss Veterinary Teaching Hospital to work at the Orthopedic Research Center in Equine Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Prior to her assignment at CSU, Story completed an internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. and a three-year residency in equine surgery at Kansas State University. Following her residency, Story spent a year as a clinical instructor at the KSU veterinary teaching hospital and became a diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2004. She and her family returned to Colorado in July 2004 when she joined the staff at Littleton Equine Medical Center with interests in surgery and sport horse lameness.