To Radically Improve Veterinary Patient Care
VetMeasure was founded to make veterinary professionals’ lives easier. With MeasureON!’s design, your patients’ health is top priority. We want to help increase the transparency between the veterinarian and the owner and increase the Vet-Client-Patient Relationship. At VetMeasure we understand the important role that pets play in our lives. Therefore, as the importance and value of pets continue to rise so does the value and care that these pets need.
Meet the Founder
Kevin founded VetMeasure, in September 2015 with the goal to create a technology that supports animal services within veterinary medicine. From VetMeasure the MeasureON! animal health monitoring harness was born. Kevin is located in VetMeasure’s primary office at Iowa State University Research Park. Kevin has 30+ years of experience in the animal health industry and bringing new technologies to the veterinary profession.
Meet the Team
Sydney joined the VetMeasure team in July of 2019 and is currently our Operations Manager. Furthermore, she graduated from Iowa State University in May of 2019 with her Animal Science Degree along with a minor in Business. Sydney is excited to be with VetMeasure because she has always been passionate about the animal health industry and has always had an interest in innovative technology. Importantly, she is a current member of the VetPartners Association and brings great connections to the team.
Product Development Intern
Katie joined the VetMeasure team in August 2018. She graduated from Iowa State University in May 2019 with a degree in Biology and a Leadership Studies Certificate. Katie began veterinary school at Iowa State College of Veterinary Medicine the following fall, with the goal of working with small animals in a private practice or through a shelter. She has a very active yellow lab named Bell.
Marketing & Communications Intern
Skie joined the VetMeasure team in May 2021. She is currently fourth year undergraduate student at Iowa State University and will graduate in May 2022 with degrees in Animal Science and Agriculture Education. Her role within VetMeasure is to promote brand awareness through marketing and media. Skie is very passionate about advocating for the agriculture industry and is excited to do that through VetMeasure!
Steven Garnett DVM DACVS-SA
Dr. Garnett grew up in northeast Ohio and attended The Ohio State University for his undergraduate degree. He then attended veterinary school at Ross University. After obtaining his veterinary degree, he completed a rotating internship at Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists in NYC and a surgical residency at Metropolitan Veterinary Hospital in Akron, Ohio. He then moved to the Washington DC area and worked as the primary surgeon at Dogs and Cats Veterinary Referral. In 2019 he made the move to Charleston to join the team at Charleston Veterinary Referral Center where he is currently practicing. Dr. Garnett joined the VetMeasure team in 2020 as a veterinary advisor to assist in the advancement of the MeasureON! Monitor.
Dr. Garnett enjoys all aspects of surgery, however, he has a particular interest in surgical oncology, trauma, and fracture management. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American College of Veterinary Surgeons, Society of Veterinary Soft Tissue Surgery, Veterinary Orthopedic Society, and Veterinary Society of Surgical Oncology.
Veterinary Student Representative
Cat Comis, our Veterinary Student Representative has recently joined the VetMeasure team and is a second-year vet student at the University of Georgia. Besides the obvious answer, that she loves animals, Cat says, ” I also love people. I want to be a veterinarian to help animals and their people when they are at their most vulnerable. The ability to heal our patients allows us as veterinarians to alleviate some of that stress, and I think it’s really special to be a part of that.” As the Veterinary Student Representative, Cat is responsible for sharing information to her college campus and promoting the VetMeasure brand to others within the animal health industry.
Board of Directors
Dr. Lonnie King
Lonnie King, DVM, MS, MPA, ACVPM, is Dean Emeritus of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Academy Professor at The Ohio State University. He has served as dean for 3 colleges for over 17 years. Most recently (2016-17), he was the interim dean of the College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University and was also the VP for Agriculture. Furthermore, he was also dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University from 2009 – 2015. At Ohio State, Dr. King held the Ruth Stanton Endowed Chair and served as the Executive Dean for the 7 health science colleges at the university. Before becoming dean at OSU, he was the first Director of the National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Dr. King served as the dean for the College of Veterinary Medicine at Michigan State University for ten years and was also an administrator for the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), U.S. Department of Agriculture, in Washington, DC, and was the country’s chief veterinary officer for five years. In 2004 Dr. King was elected as a member of the National Academy of Medicine of The National Academies of Science. He was awarded the Global One Health Award presented in 2013 and currently is the Vice-Chair for the President’s Advisory Council Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria. Now Dr. King is serving on the boards or in advisory roles for 10 organizations and companies.
Brian is a self-employed technology consultant based in Marshalltown, Iowa. He is also a staff member of the ISU Research Foundation as Entrepreneur in Residence. He has 40 years of experience in technology development, working in the aerospace and telecommunications industries. Brian is currently active in both equally important technology development and business development, with a diverse cross-section of technologies. These technologies include satellite communications, software development, GIS, 5G wireless, precision agriculture, and renewable energy.
After graduating from Iowa State University, Brian started his career at Boeing Aerospace in Seattle, WA, working in antenna design. At Ball Aerospace in Boulder, CO he spent over 20 years in the development of antennas, RF systems, computer-aided-design, phased arrays, and mobile satellite systems for in-flight communications. He joined AirCell in 1999 and spent 5 years developing systems for air-to-ground communications. In fact, from a small company with 30 employees, AirCell has since become the largest provider of in-flight communication systems in the world. Brian has a BSEE degree from ISU and an MS degree in Telecommunications Engineering from the University of Colorado.