North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association Names Dr. Scotty Gibbs as New President

NCVMA Selects Veterinarians from Across the State to Serve on 2012-2013 Executive Board

Raleigh, NC, August 17, 2012 --( The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association ( has announced the organization’s 2012-2013 board of directors. The organization has elected Dr. Scotty Gibbs as the president for the organization. Gibbs is the owner of HillTop Animal Hospital in Fuquay-Varina, N.C. He earned his Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees from NC State University. After graduating from college, Gibbs completed an internship in equine medicine and surgery at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He is an active member of the greater Triangle veterinary community.

Other members of the 2012-2013 executive board include:

- President-Elect: Dr. David Linzey, Animal Emergency & Pet Care Clinic, Boone, N.C.
- Vice President: Dr. Shannon Foy, Brentwood Veterinary Center, Wilson, N.C.
- Secretary and Treasurer: Dr. Kristen Hammett, Animal Hospital, Waynesville, N.C.
- Immediate Past President: Dr. Chessie Green, Falls Village Veterinary Hospital, Raleigh, N.C.

“We are pleased to announce our 2012-2013 executive board,” said Claire Holley, executive director of the NCVMA. “These men and women will play a critical part in our continuing role in the veterinary community across the state, and I am incredibly confident that they will continue to lead this organization in our efforts to provide compassionate animal care.”

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- Gibbs’ veterinary interests include orthopedic surgery, anesthesia and soft tissue.

- He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association.

- He has three dogs: a Maltese named Eden, and two German Shorthair Pointers named Ben and Annie.

About The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association:
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The NCVMA promotes integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, provides the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials, lobbies on behalf of the interests of the entire profession, and serves as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. For more information, visit, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.

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