Michael Erskine named director of Virginia Tech equine center

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Dr Michael D Erskine
Dr Michael D Erskine

Dr Michael D. Erskine has been named director of Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center after serving as the interim director since May 2013.

The center in Leesburg, Virginia, is a campus of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.

Erskine began his new position on April 25. He most recently practiced with Damascus Equine Associates in Mount Airy, Maryland, a group of private ambulatory equine practitioners who serve a wide variety of clients and their horses in Maryland and the surrounding area. He has a special interest in sport and pleasure horses.

Erskine has been a veterinary practice owner for more than 25 years. He Erskine majored in biology as an undergraduate at Virginia Tech from 1981 to 1984 and earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the veterinary college in 1988. He is board-certified in equine practice by the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. He also is past president of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association, and the Maryland Horse Council, as well as chair of the Maryland Veterinary Foundation.

Reporting: Michael Sutphin

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