Barry Kipperman, DVM, DACVIM, MSc, DACAW
Board President - MightyVet
DVM, DACVIM, MSc, DACAW
Dr. Barry Kipperman grew up in New York and feels the TV show Seinfeld drew heavily from his own life experiences. Barry is board certified in internal medicine and was staff internist and founder of a 24 hour referral/emergency practice in the San Francisco Bay area.
After 33 years in practice, Barry decided to devote the remainder of his career to animal welfare and ethics. Dr. Kipperman received a masters degree in animal welfare, ethics and law from the University of Edinburgh, and is a board certified specialist in animal welfare. He teaches veterinary ethics at the University of California at Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, and animal welfare and ethics for the University of Missouri.
Dr. Kipperman serves on the Board of Directors of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association, and MightyVet. His research interests include the influence of economics on animal welfare and veterinarian well-being, and the ethical dilemmas and moral stress faced by veterinarians.