Dr James Carpenter
James W. Carpenter, MS, DVM, Dipl. ACZM, is a Professor of Zoological Medicine at Kansas State University. He is the Co-editor of Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery (2004; 2012; 2021) and Editor of the Exotic Animal Formulary (1996, 2001, 2005, 2013, 2018). Dr. Carpenter is the Past-President of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, the Association of Avian Veterinarians, and the American College of Zoological Medicine. He was awarded the Edwin J. Frick Professorship in Veterinary Medicine from the KSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002, and named the Exotic DVM of the Year for 2000, the T.J. Lafeber Avian Practitioner of the Year for 2012, and the Oxbow Exotic Mammal Health Award recipient for 2019. In 2013, the Veterinary Health Center (KSU College of Veterinary Medicine) named the new veterinary facility at Manhattan’s Sunset Zoo the “James W. Carpenter Clinic at Sunset Zoo”. Dr. Carpenter is also the former Editor-in-Chief of both the Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine and the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery (for 26 years).