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Staton named to Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners

Staton_E.jpgMorehead State University’s Dr. Amy Johnson Staton, assistant professor of veterinary technology, has been appointed to the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners by Gov. Matt Bevin.

Staton will represent veterinary technicians across the state. She shall serve for a term expiring July 14, 2020.

The Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners has eight members, all appointed by the governor. The board's mission is to regulate and control the licensing and conduct of veterinarians within the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

In addition to being a licensed veterinary technologist, Staton also holds a doctorate of education, and her research interests include applying interactive virtual simulation to the classroom, and implementing low-stress handling into academia and veterinary facilities. She teaches courses related to animal husbandry, radiology and surgical nursing.

Staton has been with MSU since 2008.

In 2016, she was named as one of the top 40 veterinary technology professors in the U.S. by the educational blog Vet Tech

Additional information is available by calling Dr. Staton at 606-783-2328.
For more information about the veterinary Technology Program at Morehead State, visit