Care Team

Faculty

Dr. Eric Gordon, DVM, Diplomate ACVPM
Director, Professor

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. Gordon serves as the Director of Ohio State Large Animal Services, responsible for all aspects of the program.

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

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. Shaw Perrin, DVM
Assistant Professor

Dr. Shaw Perrin received his DVM in 2010 from The Ohio State University-College of Veterinary Medicine. He was a full-time dairy production medicine veterinarian in 7-doctor practice with Dairy Veteinary and Meangament Services (DVMS) in Indiana before starting at the OSU Marysville Large Animal Ambulatory Care Clinic in 2018. His goal is to cultivate long-term relationships with dairy producers to maximize sustainability and welfare of client herds, using an outcomes and compassion based approach. 

Dr. Alissa Wilhelm, DVM, MS
Assistant Professor

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.

Dr. Kevin Jacque, DVM, PAS
Assistant Professor

Dr. Kevin Jacque is originally from New York state, growing up on a registered Holstein and Jersey dairy farm. When his family sold their farm in 2006, they moved to Ohio, where Dr. Jacque finished high school and matriculated to Ohio State to complete a BS in Agriculture from the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at Ohio State in 2012. Dr. Jacque then attended veterinary school at The Ohio State University with a career area of emphasis in food animal medicine. He graduated in 2016 first taking a job in Apple Creek, OH practicing mixed animal medicine in Ohio’s Amish Country. He then moved with his wife, Ashley, to Stanwood, WA to practice a majority large animal medicine, with most of that being in dairy production medicine. After practicing for three years in Washington, he and his wife decided to move home to Ohio with their daughter, Margaret, to be closer to family and to assume both a clinical and teaching role at OSU Large Animal Services in Marysville. Dr. Jacque enjoys all aspects of large animal or farm animal medicine. He is passionate about preventive medicine, nutrition, and herd management that provides producers with practical ways to be profitable and successful. Dr. Jacque is involved with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners, being involved with several committee activities. He is also a member of the NMC, ARPAS, AASRP, AVMA, and OVMA. When not practicing, Dr. Jacque enjoys his family time at their hobby farm in northern Union County and he delights in helping out at his church and at family functions.

Samantha Parkinson, DVM, DABVP (Equine)
Assistant Professor

Dr. Sam Parkinson grew up in central Indiana riding and showing horses in 4-H. She received her DVM from Ohio State University in 2017 before moving to Oscala, Florida for a rotating internship at the Equine Medical Center. During her year in private practice, Dr. Parkinson became certified in equine medical manipulation (commonly known as chiropractic) and enjoyed seeing the benefits this modality brings to her patients. Dr. Parkinson then moved to Fort Collins, Colorado and completed a residency in equine practice through the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners at Colorado State University. During her residency she focused on honing her skills in equine practice and providing gold standard care to her patients and clients. Dr. Parkinson enjoys all aspects of equine care and has a special interest in equine dentistry, internal medicine, preventative medicine and stance/gait lameness. In her free time, Dr. Parkinson enjoys training her young filly, hiking and traveling to national parks.

Staff

Kristin Smith
Clinic Manager

Kristin received her bachelor’s degree in Biology from Wilmington College in 2005 and an associate’s degree in Veterinary Technology in 2007 from Columbus State. She is excited to be a part of a great team and cultivate growing relationships with our clients.

Paige Scheiderer
Office Assistant

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.

Jessica Hisey
Office Assistant

Jessica attended The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute in Wooster as well as OSU main campus, where she studied Livestock and Animal Sciences. She has worked on the family farm and raised cattle for years and also has experience as a vet assistant. Jessica is excited to be serving the community that has supported her in her agricultural endeavors over the years.