Faculty and Staff
Norm Ducharme, DMV, MSc
Dr. Ducharme is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. He is also the James Law Professor of Surgery, the section chief of Large Animal Surgery, and the medical director for equine and farm animal hospitals.
Dr. Jon Cheetham
Lisa Mitchell, LVT
Ms. Mitchell is the senior veterinary technician responsible for horses preparation prior to the treadmill stress test. Ms. Mitchell also runs the exercise test, monitoring the horse's gait, speed and heart rate. Her role is the security and comfort of the equine patient during the test.
Vince Soderholm, nickname "Sake"
Mr. Soderholm is the senior technician in charge of the maintenance, calibration of all electronic devices use during the stress test. From the high speed treadmill itself, to the EKG and all equipment use for state of the art monitoring.
Dr. Hackett is a senior surgeon at the Equine Performance testing clinic.