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Small Animal Medicine


Michael Lucroy, DVM, MS, DACVIM
MedVet Indianapolis / Indianapolis, IN

Michael (Mike) D. Lucroy, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVIM (Oncology) is the Director of Clinical Studies Center for MedVet and a board-certified Veterinary Medical Oncologist at MedVet Indianapolis where he has been part of the medical team since 2016. Dr. Lucroy attended Purdue University where he earned a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Following his graduation from veterinary school, Dr. Lucroy completed a a yearlong internship at the University of Saskatchewan followed by a two-year residency at the University of California Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.  While a post-graduate researcher at the Center for Companion Animal Health, he earned a Masters of Science degree at the University of California, Davis.

After becoming a board-certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, Dr. Lucroy worked in private specialty practice in FL, served on the faculty of the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine, and later as an Associate Professor of Oncology in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Purdue University. In this role, he delivered oncology lectures to veterinary students, trained interns and residents, and served as Chief of Clinical Oncology.  Before joining MedVet, Dr. Lucroy worked at Elanco Animal Health as part of the R&D organization.

His work in the field of Medical Oncology has been extensively published in veterinary journals and he has lectured both nationally and internationally. Dr. Lucroy also served on the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Oncology Examination Committee.

Although Dr. Lucroy maintains an interest in all aspects of veterinary oncology, he has particular interest in clinical trials and comparative oncology research.  One of the things Dr. Lucroy loves about practicing veterinary medicine is all the wonderful people and pets he gets to meet and help. When not treating patients, Dr. Lucroy enjoys spending time with this family, 3 dogs and 4 cats and puttering on his hobby farm, complete with ducks, chickens, geese & honeybees.


Scott MacGee, BS, DVM, DAVDC
Companion Animal Dentistry of Kansas City / Lenexa, KS

Dr. MacGee has spoken on multiple occasions at national meetings including the Veterinary Dental Forum, Central Veterinary Conference,  and American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine meeting.  Dr. MacGee received his DVM from Kansas State University in 1997 and achieved board certification in dentistry in 2013.  He has helped teach local and national  continuing education classes to veterinarians. Dr. MacGee is a reviewer for the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry and in 2013 received the Debra Smith editor’s  award for publishing the most outstanding manuscript.  He also serves on the Training Support Committee, Journal of Veterinary Dentistry Management Committee, and the Review and Assessment Committee.

Food Animal Medicine


Chris Chase, DVM, MS, PhD
South Dakota State University / Brookings, SD

Chris Chase is a professor of veterinary science at South Dakota State University in Brookings, SD. He was involved in clinical practice and consulting for almost 30 years.  His research and diagnostic interests are in bovine and porcine immunology, respiratory disease pathogenesis, emerging bovine diseases with wildlife interface and vaccine development. Dr. Chase is the President of the American College of the Veterinary Microbiology. Dr. Chase co-founded  RTI (Research, Technology Innovation) LLC., an animal health contract research organization founded in 1994 and has served as President since 1998.

Herd Health

Sam Barringer, DVM
Diamond V / Cedar Rapids, IA

Col. Leon “Sam” Barringer, D.V.M. serves as Technical Service Specialist with Diamond V. Dr. Barringer is responsible for providing technical assistance to Diamond V ruminant teams and plays a key role in the company’s food safety initiatives.

Dr. Barringer is a highly decorated military leader, trained Public Health Officer in the U.S. Air Force, and large animal veterinarian specializing in calf health management, epidemiology, evidence-based population medicine, disease outbreak investigation, and vaccinology. He earned his D.V.M. from the University of California, Davis. After graduation and service in private practice in Pennsylvania, he became an Associate Professor at West Virginia University (WVU). He later joined Pfizer Animal Health, working as Director of Strategic Accounts in the Dairy and Feedlot Business Unit.

Prior to joining Diamond V, Dr. Barringer worked for Merck Animal Health as a Technical Service Lead for the company’s “Top 30” strategic ruminant accounts. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, the author or co-author of many peer-reviewed papers and quoted expert in dairy and beef industry media.