List created by Vet Tech Colleges.com
MOREHEAD, Ky. (March 23, 2016) — Morehead State University’s Dr. Amy Staton, veterinary technology instructor, has been named as one of the top 40 veterinary technology professors in the U.S. by the educational blog Vet Tech Colleges.com.
Those chosen for the list were selected due to a number of criteria:
- Must teach courses in veterinary technology.
- Serve outside the school.
- Are affiliated with a number of professional veterinary organizations and associations.
- Have authored or co-authored publications in peer-reviewed journals and/or textbooks.
“It is a wonderful feeling to know that I am making a difference in the profession,” Staton said. “Although I believe that there is always room for self-improvement, it is recognitions such as this that reassure me that I have found my calling. I truly love what I do. When you love what you do it isn’t a job anymore, it’s a passion and that is evident in my work. I am proud to be part of the MSU Vet Tech Program and honored to work with my fellow colleagues and students.”
In addition to being a licensed veterinary technologist, she also holds a doctorate of education, and her research interests include applying interactive virtual simulation to the classroom, as well as the human-animal bond. She teaches on courses related to animal husbandry, radiology and surgical nursing.
Staton has been an instructor at MSU since 2008.