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AHA-accredited, Board Certified doctors & hospital: Cranston Animal Hospital Inc located in Cranston, RI with 1 Vets provide thefinest care for your pet.
Dr. Henry Childers, a small animal practitioner in Cranston, RI, is only the second veterinarian to serve as both president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).
Dr. Childers has owned and directed the Cranston Animal Hospital in Cranston, Rhode Island, since 1957. In addition to his practice, he is an assistant clinical professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
After earning his veterinary degree from Auburn University, Dr. Childers served two years in the U.S. Army Veterinary Corp before acquiring the Cranston Animal Hospital in 1957.
He became a Diplomate in the specialty, American Board of Veterinary Practitioners where he served as a member of their Council of Regents and was chairman of their Continuing Education Committee.
Throughout his career Dr. Childers has been active in organized veterinary medicine. In addition to serving two terms as President of the Rhode Island Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. Childers served as their secretary/treasurer, and chaired the Continuing Education Committee for 15-years. He also served as chair of the Rhode Island Veterinary Board of Examiners.
Nationally, Dr. Childers served as the president of the AVMA, and served on the AVMA Councils on Education and Public Relations, the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities, and as a consultant to the National Board Examination Committee. He represented District I, acting on behalf of veterinarians in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont, on the AVMA Executive Board.
Dr. Childers served as President of the American Animal Hospital Association, chair of their Annual Scientific Meeting, President of the AAHA Foundation, and as a member of the Review Board of the Foundation.
List Of Veterinarians working in Cranston Animal Hospital Inc in Cranston, RI:
- Dr Henry E Childers