Dr. Kerry Ketring received his DVM degree from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1972. He completed a residency in veterinary ophthalmology at Ohio State in 1975 and served as a research associate and clinical instructor in the college from 1975 until 1977. He became board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1977. Between 1977 and 2008, Dr. Ketring owned and operated the All Animal Eye Clinic in Cincinnati, OH.
His contributions to the profession and veterinary ophthalmology include several scientific publications as well as several book chapters, textbooks and atlases. His lifelong interest in photography has culminated in the compilation of many remarkable ophthalmic images, as demonstrated by his Atlas of Feline Ophthalmology and the textbook Comparative Veterinary Ocular Pathology.
Dr. Ketring is a widely sought-after speaker at national and international veterinary continuing education meetings, including American Animal Hospital Association, American Veterinary Medical Association, Western Veterinary Conference, Central Veterinary Conference, and Atlantic Coast Conference. He has served as a volunteer consultant for many organizations in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas and has initiated guide dog and police dog clinics in Cincinnati.
He has been recognized by the Cincinnati Veterinary Medical Association, Ohio State University Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society, and the American Council of the Blind. He served as adjunct professor in the department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine from 2001 to 2006. Since 2011, Dr. Ketring has operated the All Animal Eye Clinic in Whitehall, Michigan.
For his many contributions to veterinary ophthalmology and his steadfast dedication to the college, we are pleased to recognize Dr. Ketring as a Distinguished Alumnus of the College of Veterinary Medicine.