MACON, Ga. — On Jan. 16, Gov. Brian Kemp appointed Dr. Matthew Bradley and Dr. Wendy Cuevas-Espelid to the Georgia Board of Veterinary Medicine. Drs. Beckey Malphus and Larry Corry were reappointed.
Bradley graduated from the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, and he currently practices at Clairmont Animal Hospital in Decatur. He is a member of the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association and serves on the Student Relations Committee. He is also an active member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Atlanta Humane Society.
Cuevas-Espelid earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology and Geology from the University of Rochester in 1993, a BVSc degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Liverpool in 2002, a master’s degree in Public Health from Emory University in 2001, and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine in 2014. Dr. Cuevas-Espelid worked in a private practice in England, Florida, and Georgia for ten years, becoming an associate state veterinarian with the Georgia Department of Agriculture.
Currently, she is the Director of Veterinary Services for the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association. She serves as a liaison with the Georgia Emergency Management Agency during emergencies/disasters affecting Georgia, and she is a member of the bioterrorism preparedness group, Antibiotic Resistance Stewardship Committee, companion animal welfare group, United States Animal Health Association, and the Georgia Beekeepers Association.
–Georgia Farm Bureau