Kevin Keegan, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS – Chief Technology Officer
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.
Laurie Tyrrell-Schroeder, DVM – Technical Service Veterinarian
Dr. Laurie Tyrrell joined Equinosis at the end of 2009 to head business development and serve as a principal investigator for the company’s National Science Foundation STTR Phase II grant. Her current role focuses primarily on veterinary support and training and managing NSF grant activities. A 2004 graduate of Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, she completed a lameness and diagnostic imaging internship at Virginia Equine Imaging and remained as a senior associate veterinarian for several years.
Marco Lopes, MV, MS, PhD - Technical Service Veterinarian
Dr. Marco Lopes earned his veterinary degree in 1988 from the Universidade Federal de Viçosa in Brazil. He went on to complete a MS degree in Veterinary Medicine in 1988 from the Universidade Esadual Paulista in Brazil and a PhD in Veterinary Medical Science from Virginia Polytechnic Institute in 1995. Dr. Lopes gained additional veterinary experience working for the Brazilian army, in private practice in Brazil and as a research faculty member at the University of Georgia. He first started working with Lameness Locator in 2010 studying the Mangalarga Marchador gait. Dr. Lopes is currently a research associate in the E. Paige Laurie Endowed Program in Equine Lameness at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine and is a large contributor toward Equinosis’ NSF activities.