The Pulse Of Veterinary Medicine

Vet-To-Vet Conversation With IDEXX

Michael Q. Bailey, DVM, DACVR

Michael Q. Bailey, DVM, DACVR

Dr. Bailey is originally from New Jersey, where he completed his undergraduate degree at Rutgers University. He obtained his DVM from historic Tuskegee University in Alabama and then completed a small-animal rotating internship and radiology residency at Michigan State University. Before joining IDEXX Telemedicine Consultants, he served on the faculty at Tuskegee University, Michigan State University, and The Ohio State University. He spent 5 years supplying imaging services in a Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, referral and ER facility and was lead radiologist for a large (950+) hospital national practice. When not working he likes traveling with his wife, rebuilding cars and motorcycles, and photography. He is also an active member and officer of his state veterinary medical association. After the recent loss of his long-time Labrador retriever companion, he and his wife have recently adopted a new pet companion Blaze, a rescue shepherd-mix.

A new approach for safer imaging: Lower the Dose

Radiography is vital to the best practice of veterinary medicine because it enables the detection, understanding, and treatment of a variety of health issues. Accompanying these benefits, however, are risk factors associated with radiation exposure, which every veterinary professional should take to heart.

To help raise awareness of radiation safety best practices, IDEXX is collaborating with the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) and the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR) on an exciting new initiative: Lower the Dose.