National veterinary organization names Tracey Jensen as president

The American Animal Hospital Association has named Tracey Jensen, DVM, DABVP (C/F), CVA, as new president-elect of its Board of Directors.

“The staff at the American Animal Hospital Association is pleased to welcome Dr. Jensen as our president-elect for 2014-2015,” said Michael Cavanaugh, DVM, DABVP, chief executive officer of AAHA. “The members of the AAHA Board of Directors have an over 80-year history of clear dedication to improving pet health and the veterinary profession. Dr. Jensen’s involvement with AAHA ensures that we will continue to be relevant to the veterinary profession.”

As president-elect, Jensen will be the Association’s 2015-2016 president. She earned her DVM from Colorado State University in 1996, and since 1999, has owned Wellington Veterinary Hospital in Wellington. AAHA accredited since 2008, Wellington Veterinary Clinic is a two-doctor, small animal practice located in Northern Colorado. The practice received the AAHA-Accredited Practice of the Year Award and a Veterinary Economics Hospital Design Merit Award in 2012. In 2011, Jensen was elected to the Council of Regents for the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. Active in her community, Dr. Jensen currently volunteers as a surgeon for her local feral cat trap-neuter-release program. She has also co-authored multiple publications.

“Dr. Jensen is an engaged and dedicated leader on our Board of Directors,” Cavanaugh added. “We know she will contribute great things to AAHA as she prepares for her presidential year in 2015.”
The American Animal Hospital Association is the only organization that accredits companion animal practices throughout the United States and Canada according to high standards of veterinary care. AAHA-accredited hospitals are recognized among the finest in the industry, and are consistently at the forefront of advanced veterinary medicine. AAHA standards are regularly reviewed and updated to keep accredited practices on the cutting edge of veterinary excellence. Pet owners look for AAHA-accredited hospitals because they value their pet’s health and trust the consistent, expert care provided by the entire health care team.

Contact Wellington Veterinary Hospital at 970-568-7387.

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