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Equine Medical Associates LLC

996 Nandino Blvd

Lexington, Kentucky 40511

United States

Company Description

Equine Medical Associates, PSC, was founded in 1991. The company was incorporated in 1996 as a Professional Service Corporation in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Beginning as a solo practice , the volume of clientele and desire to provide quality service i ... more

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Background Information

Affiliations

Board Member
Past Member AAEP

Treasurer
Albert Pike Lodge

Member
Thoroughbred Owners

Member
Ethics Committee

Member
AAEP Professional Conduct

Board Member
American Association of Equine Practitioners

Member
Farm Managers' Club

Member
Breeders Association

Founder
PSC

Reproductive and Perinatology Committee
American Association of Equine Practitioners

Member
Purchase Exam Guidelines Task Force

Education

University of Missouri-Columbia College of Veterinary Medicine

D.V.M.

University of Missouri

DVM

Sydney University

veterinary degree

University of Missouri

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Equine Medical Associates, PSC Veterinarians - Equine Medical Associates, PSC

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James P. Morehead, DVM

Founding partner of Equine Medical Associates, PSC. Dr. Morehead graduated in 1983...More


"Some of these pharmacies developed sales ...

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"Some of these pharmacies developed sales forces to go out and 'educate' the veterinary population about their products," says Dr. Jim Morehead, owner of Equine Medical Associates PSC in Lexington, Kentucky.

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In July 2004, AAEP put together a Drug Compounding Task Force, with Dr. Morehead as the chairman. The task force developed white papers, articles and other educational materials to educate veterinarians and ensure that they had information that was not only legal and in accordance with the FDA but also in the best interest of the horses.
"We saw there was more to do after the first task force," says Dr. Morehead, resident veterinarian at Three Chimney Farms.
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"If all you're looking at is price, then compounded products are usually cheaper than FDA-approved drugs," Dr. Morehead says.
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"Veterinarians are charged to do what is in the best interest of their patient," Dr. Morehead continues.
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"The FDA has a website (www.fda.gov), but it's difficult to navigate," Dr. Morehead says.
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"Now there is a push to educate the horse-owning public," Dr. Morehead says.


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"Some of these pharmacies developed sales forces to go out and 'educate' the veterinary population about their products," says Dr. Jim Morehead, owner of Equine Medical Associates PSC in Lexington, Kentucky.


James Morehead, ...

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James Morehead, DVM--Treasurer-- Kentucky Thoroughbred practitioner Morehead was sworn in to serve as a member of the Executive Committee, and his three-year term will expire in 2014.

As the owner of Equine Medical Associates, PSC, in Lexington, Morehead brings to the Executive Committee a wealth of expertise in the fields of equine reproduction, ethics, welfare, and veterinary practice management.
After receiving his veterinary degree from the University of Missouri in 1983, Morehead joined Equine Medical Associates, Inc., in Edmond, Okla. In 1986, he relocated to Lexington to work with Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital. He established his own practice in 1991. He has held the position of resident veterinarian for the prestigious Three Chimneys Farm in Midway, Ky. He has served as the 2004 president of the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners and is currently a member of the Species Working Group for the American Horse Council.
Since joining the AAEP in 1984, Morehead has served on the AAEP's Reproduction, Infectious Disease and Professional Conduct and Ethics committees. He was elected to serve as the District IV representative on the board of directors from 2006 to 2010. He was a member of the Purchase Exam Guidelines Task Force and chaired the Drug Compounding Task Force. In addition, he has written numerous articles about veterinary ethics for AAEP News.
Morehead believes that veterinarians are responsible for taking the lead on today's equine welfare issues, including horse slaughter and the unwanted horse population. He also will prioritize educating future generations of equine veterinarians during his term on the Executive Committee. He also is interested in helping practitioners work through the hurdles of a depressed economy by using smart practice management tactics.
Morehead has been married for 27 years to wife Michelle, who he met in Columbia, Mo. They have two children, Mallory, 22, and Matthew, 18. Michelle enjoys showing dressage and when he's not practicing, Morehead's passions include hunting and fishing.


Jim Morehead, DVM, president ...

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Jim Morehead, DVM, president of the Equine Species Working Group (ESWG), an independent body composed of representatives from over 30 American equine industry groups who have come together to guide the implementation of NAIS, said the ... Read full story

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