Founders and Co-Inventors
Kevin Keegan, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS
Dr. Keegan is the founder of Equinosis®. He is presently also a Professor of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and Director of the E. Paige Laurie Endowed Program in Equine Lameness. Dr. Keegan is a 1983 graduate of the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. He was in private equine practice in Delaware and Maryland from 1983-1986. He completed an equine surgery residency and masters degree in Veterinary Clinical Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 1986-1989. He returned to private equine practice in Michigan for one year before returning to the University of Missouri as a faculty member in 1990. Dr. Keegan became board-certified in the American College of Equine Veterinary Surgery in 1995. He is a member of the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Missouri Veterinary Medical Association. Currently, Dr. Keegan is serving as a consultant to Equinosis™ to manage ongoing research and development that is contracted to the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Missouri.
Frank Pai, PhD, PE
Dr. Pai is presently the C.W. LaPierre Endowed Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Missouri. Dr. Pai received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tamkang University in Taiwan in 1979, and M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 1984 and a PhD in Engineering Mechanics from Virginia Tech in 1990. Dr. Pai’s research interest and expertise in “structural damage detection” were instrumental in the development of the algorithms used in Lameness Locator®.
Yoshiharu Yanezawa, PhD
Dr. Yanezawa is presently a Professor and Dean of Health Science at the Hiroshima Institute of Technology. Dr. Yonezawa received his PhD in Electrical Engineering and Electronics from Aoyama Gakuin University in 1980. Dr. Yonezawa’s research interest and expertise in “Bio-instrumentation systems” were instrumental in the development of the hardware utilized in Lameness Locator®.