EDMONTON, Feb. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - The Alberta Veterinary Medical
Association (ABVMA) is very pleased to announce that Dr. James Marshall has been appointed to the position of ABVMA President.
Dr. Marshall grew up in the Musquodoboit Valley of Nova Scotia. His
father was a medical doctor and his mother was a radiology technician.
He attended high school in Halifax, followed by Dalhousie University
for 6 years graduating with an Honours B.Sc. in Biology, Minor in Music
(Saxophone Performance). He completed his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Degree at the Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward
Island in 2000, and moved to Alberta shortly thereafter.
Dr. James Marshall is the owner of Big Horn Veterinary Services Ltd. in
Hinton, a mixed animal practice in the foothills of Jasper National
Park. He has served on the ABVMA Alternate Livestock and Wildlife
Committee since 2008, on the ABVMA Council representing the North
Region for the last 3 years, and is a member of the Canadian Veterinary
Dr. Marshall's more memorable work experiences include a mixed practice
veterinary scholarship in Mexico, surviving calving season in Edson,
busy weekends at the Edmonton Veterinarians' Emergency Clinic and
consulting veterinarian for a university animal care facility in Nova
Scotia. In 2011, James had the pleasure of attending the World
Veterinary Conference in Cape Town, South Africa where he lived out his
dream of taking a Game Capture / Wildlife Immobilization Course outside
James spends as much of his free time as possible with his wife Nada, a
Doctor of Dental Surgery, and their 3 children Ronan, Diego, and
Jaime. The family enjoys camping with their horses and dogs. James
enjoys golfing, snowboarding and playing saxophone in a Jazz band. He
is a Director of the Hinton Flying Club, Mountainview Triathlon
volunteer and member of the Fish and Game Club.
SOURCE: Alberta Veterinary Medical Association
For further information:
Midge Landals, Manager, Communications and Professional Enhancement