Care Team

Faculty

Dr. Bimbo Welker, DVM, MS
Director, Associate Professor - Clinical

Dr. Bimbo Welker serves as the director of the clinic. He received his DVM in 1980 from Texas A&M, and received his MS degree from The Ohio State University in 1984. After serving as large animal surgery section chief at Virginia Tech he returned in 1991 to the Ohio State University to head the program in Marysville.  He has been a practicing veterinarian and has taught veterinary students for thirty years. "I enjoy working with the clients and the students," says Dr. Welker. "I like animals, that's why I became a vet, but it's the people that make the difference." 

Dr. Martey Masterson, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVPM
Associate Professor - Clinical

Dr. Martey Masterson received her DVM in 1984 from The Ohio State University and her MS degree in 1989, also from The Ohio State University. She has been practicing veterinary medicine for 26 years, and teaching for 24 years. "I like the variety of the work and seeing all the different species," Dr. Masterson says. "I also enjoy the relationships I have with the clients."

Dr. Eric Gordon, DVM, Diplomate ACVPM
Associate Professor - Clinical

Dr. Eric Gordon received his DVM from The Ohio State University in 1997. In 2006 he joined the faculty at OSU Large Animal Services after nine years in private practice in Northeast Ohio. In 2007 he completed the Ohio Dairy Management Certificate Program. "I really enjoy working with farmers to help them keep their animals health and profitable", says Dr. Gordon.

Dr. Randy Bond, DVM
Assistant Professor - Practice

Dr. Randy Bond received his DVM in 2013 from The Ohio State University and his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture degree in 2009 also from The Ohio State University. Coming from a family deeply rooted in all aspects of education, Randy has always seen the value of teaching. He is very excited about this opportunity to use his veterinary degree to treat animals, but also to educate.

Dr. Alissa Wilhelm, DVM, MS
Assistant Professor - Practice

Dr. Alissa Wilhelm received her DVM from The Ohio State University in 2015 and her Masters in Comparative Medicine also from The Ohio State University in 2015. After working in a mixed animal practice she returned to OSU Large Animal Services. Dr. Wilhelm especially enjoys large animal specialty and preventive medicine, and feels fortunate to combine this passion with educating veterinary students.

Staff

Julie Becker, MS
Associate Director

Julie has deep roots in the community and a love for the Ohio State buckeyes.  She graduated with a bachelor's degree from OSU in 1992 prior to moving to Montana where she completed her master's degree at Montana State University. She spent 14 years in Montana and worked as a practice manager at a  mixed animal hospital. She enjoys her job because of the people she interacts with on a daily basis as well as the opportunity to be involved in the agricultural industry.

Brandi Maxie, RVT
Receptionist

Brandi recieved her veterinary technology degree from Columbus State University and completed 4 internships at Ohio State. She started at the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002. After spending four years as an equine intensive care technician, she transferred to the Marysville office in 2006. "I love the atmosphere here," she said. An animal lover since kindergarten, Brandi currently has four horses, one of whom is a cancer survivor.

Danielle Ventola, RVT
Receptionist

Danielle graduated from Ohio State with a bachelor’s degree in animal sciences while pursuing an associate’s degree in veterinary technology from Columbus State Community College. Prior to graduation, Danielle completed an internship at OSU Large Animal Services which led to her hiring in June, 2011. “I have always wanted to work with animals, especially within the large animal field,” she said.

Paige Scheiderer
Receptionist

Paige is a 2016 graduate of Morehead State University with a bachelors degree in Animal Science. She is excited to be working for the community she grew up in and to be a part of the agriculture industry.