PVAA Board Member Profiles
Dr. Glenn Pullen, President
Current position: Co-owner, Seymour Animal Hospital P.C.
Purdue favorite memory: I enjoyed going to the athletic events at Purdue. I have continued with season tickets for football and basketball.
What advice would you give to a student who is about to graduate: Stay humble, respect others, and treat people with respect and dignity. Realize that being a veterinarian is a privilege. Represent the profession with dignity.
Dr. Jerry Rodenbarger, Treasurer
Current position: Veterinary Surgeon, Vale Park Animal Hospital
Growing up in West Lafayette, IN, “Dr. Jerry” was destined to be a “Boilermaker”! He is a 1979 graduate from Purdue School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Jerry’s professional areas of interest are small animal (dogs and cats) and equine. He also has a special interest in orthopedics, soft tissue surgery, and reproduction.
Dr. Julie Davis
Current position: Owner of Circle D Veterinary Services, a mobile, large animal practice in rural Indiana
Most influential PVM Class: Large animal surgery, a fun learning environment to become proficient in the skills we use every day.
What advice would you give to a student who is about to graduate: Enjoy! What may seem miserable at the time will become a great story in hindsight.
Dr. Angela Demaree
Current position: Equine Medical Director, Indiana Horse Racing Commission
Dr. Demaree is responsible for daily operations of post-race drug testing and pre-race blood gas testing laboratories at both Indiana horse race tracks.
Dr. Demaree also served as an Army Reservist where she was charged with oversight of the health and welfare of military working dogs. She also well understands the bond between handler and dog.
Dr. Abigail Durkes
West Lafayette, IN
Current position: Assistant Professor of Veterinary Pathology, Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
My research interests include translational in vivo laryngeal pathology models; as well as research collaborations with scientists across campus and beyond. I am teaching the General Pathology course that is required of all 2ndyear veterinary students as well as training pathology residents through my service as diagnostician in the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.
Leslie Popplewell Ferguson
Current position: Product Manager, Virbac Animal Health
Leslie Popplewell Ferguson is marketing manager for an animal health pharmaceutical company. Leslie has transitioned from the Young Alumni Board.
Dr. John Feutz
Current position: Co-owner, Princeton Veterinary Hospital
Dr. John Feutz is actively involved in the leadership of veterinary medicine in Indiana. He is the President of the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association. He is on the Board of Directors of the Purdue Veterinary Alumni Association. He is also a member of the Southwestern Indiana Veterinary Medical Association and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
Current position: Program RVT and Instructor at International Business College, Fort Wayne, IN
Why do you participate in PVAA: To stay up-to-date on changes and promote the college and our profession.
Most influential PVM Faculty Members: The Vet Tech faculty in general – Dr. Bill, Sue, Jamie, Pam. They were always willing to help, talk and laugh with us. And of course, candy was always available to get you through.
Dr. Melissa Justice
Current position: Field veterinarian, Indiana Board of Animal Health; Small Animal Emergency
Most influential PVM Faculty Members: Connie and Cheryl from Radiology because they made Radiology a fun place to be! Also, Dr. Jim Toombs because he had such high expectations from us as students and made us rise to the challenge.
What advice would you give to a student who is about to graduate: Be confident in your skills as a veterinarian but don’t assume you know everything. Learn everything you can in practice, spend time with senior veterinarians and listen to your technicians, they know a lot of practical information.
Current position: Part-time RVT and pharmacy business owner
Favorite Purdue memory: Taking a ride on the Continuum sculpture horse in front of Lynn Hall with fellow technicians.
Why do you participate in PVAA: To be involved in decisions that will help to move the College into the future.
Dr. Allen Lueking
Current position: Retired from Private Practice
Dr. Allen Lueking has been honored with the One Welfare Veterinary Service Award from the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association.
Lueking retired from this vet practice after 35 years, and four years ago, helped found the Humane Society of Sullivan County.
Since then, he's done over 3,000 spay/neuter surgeries on shelter animals, and helped save the lives of at least 7,000 animals.
Dr. Keith “Kit” Logue
DVM 1980, MBA
Current position: Part-time RVT and pharmacy business owner
Dr. Logue joined the Magrane Pet Medical Team in June of 2008. He is a native of South Bend. Prior to his position at Magrane, Dr. Logue served in research and development and sales and marketing roles in the pet industry.
Dr. Logue shares his life with his wife, Julie, son Charles and daughter, Eleanor and 2 pets; Boogie, a Springer Spaniel and Rita the cat.
Dr. Adrienne Noble-Clark
Current position: Veterinarian, South Side Animal Hospital
Dr. Adrienne Clark was born and raised in Atlanta, GA, but has also lived in St. Louis, MO and Charlotte, NC, where her parents currently reside.
Dr. Clark worked as an associate veterinarian in Madison, IN for one year prior to moving to Greenwood. While living in Madison, she and her husband adopted 2 cats, Neon and Henry. In her free time Dr. Clark enjoys doing activities with her church, spending time with her husband, talking to her family and friends, going to the gym, socializing on Facebook, shopping, and trying new foods.
Dr. Sandra (Sandi) Norman
Current position: Director, Companion Animal/Equine, Indiana Board of Animal Health
Most influential PVM Faculty Members: Dr. Ralph Richardson and Dr. Alan Rebar. They taught me to believe in myself and my abilities.
Dr. Mark Stanforth
Current position: Practitioner/owner, Kokomo Animal Hospital, Inc.
Favorite Purdue tradition: Football games – still buy season tickets and tailgate at every game. Loved sitting together as a Vet School class on Saturdays, back when we got our tickets in the student section as part of our tuition.
What advice would you give to a student who is about to graduate: Get involved in some aspect of organized veterinary medicine. Our profession is way too small to not be connected with others.
Current position: RVT at Broad Ripple Animal Clinic and Wellness Center
Most influential faculty member: Sarah Schroeder, RVT because she was great at teaching and relating to students. If you wanted to learn a skill or try something new, she was right there. I learned jugular catheter placement and that was an advanced skill.
Why do you participate in PVAA: To learn about what the College is doing and to give the technician's perspective. I want to help make sure that the technician alumni are not forgotten once they leave.