Anne S Hale, DVM

Medical Director

A graduate of Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Hale interned at Michigan State University. She is classically trained in Small Animal Internal Medicine and received a NIH Fellowship in Comparative Transfusion Medicine. Dr. Hale is the founder and director of Midwest Animal Blood Services. As one of the first national animal blood banks, Midwest Animal Blood Services developed a strong donor program in both large and small animals, world-renowned immunohematology laboratory and extensive comparative transfusion research program. Dr. Hale holds the patent for a point of care crossmatch assay currently used in private practices across the US and UK. Dr. Hale served as CEO for Animal Blood Resources International for two years. As CSO for The Platelet Farm, LLC, Dr. Hale has worked to develop standard apheresis protocols for all species as well as novel platelet lysates for canine and equine species. Most recently, she has served as the chief technical officer for BodeVet, Inc. Bringing lyophilized platelet and plasma technologies through FDA review, commercialization and marketing.

For the past 28 years, Dr. Hale has served in various practice roles from clinician, team leader to medical director. Her special areas of interest in Internal medicine include immune mediated disease, hematologic abnormalities and infectious disease.

Dr. Hale is a published author in the subject of immunohematology and transfusion medicine with chapters in Schalm’s Veterinary Hematology, the BSAVA Manual for Transfusion and Feline Medicine. She is a frequent speaker at the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and IVECCS. Hale was a founding member and past president of the American Association of Veterinary Blood Banks. She has served an executive director of the Association of Veterinary Hematology and Transfusion Medicine and remains an active member.

Dr. Hale has served on the Committee for Veterinary Technician Education and Activities and the 20/20 Strategic Task Force for the Association of Veterinary Medicine. While in Michigan, she served as on the executive committee and as president. Currently, she is president of the New Mexico Veterinary Medical Association.

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