W. Brice Finney, BS, DVM
My Career objective is to fully utilize my knowledge, skills and abilities for the betterment of our communities through veterinary services by enhancement of the “Human – Animal Bond”. With a focus on Consultation on End of Life Processes, Hospice and Quality of Life Assessment and perspective
I was born in Indiana and grew up in Minnesota where I developed a lifelong passion for canoeing and kayaking rivers, lakes and oceans. I’m married with two children and two grandchildren.
Currently, I serve as Medical Director, practicing Common Sense Medicine at a high volume rural veterinary clinic located in the forested hills of south-central Indiana. Prior to heading for the hills, I served as Associate Professor / Attending Veterinarian for the Veterinary Technologist Program in the Department of Animal, Rangeland and Wildlife Science at Texas A&M University - Kingsville, TX. Prior to my appointment at TAMUK I served as the Campus President and National Dean for the School of Veterinary Technology at Harrison College's Indianapolis Northwest Campus. I also recently served as the Medical Director for a full-service veterinary hospital in SE Alaska. I am a Purdue University graduate with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree and Bachelor of Science degree. The former owner / operator of icevet Enterprises LLC, icevet II PC and icevet LLC with three veterinary practices in Indianapolis Indiana and Alaska. I am a retired US Army Medical Department Veterinary Corps Officer (Lieutenant Colonel), Commander, Green Beret and veteran of three major military conflicts and recipient of the Bronze Star medal. Upon returning to academia, I served as the National Dean and founder of the School of Veterinary Technology for Harrison College in Indianapolis Indiana as well as Program Director and Co-Founder for three post-secondary veterinary technology training and teaching programs. I am a former USDA-APHIS-Animal Care Veterinary Medical Officer for the State of Indiana. I am board eligible for the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine. In addition, I have or have held membership in the following professional associations: American Veterinary Medical Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association, International Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society, Special Operations Medical Association, Alaska State Veterinary Medical Association, Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (animal welfare committee), Association of Veterinary Technician Educators, International Sled Dog Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Hospital Association and served on the board of directors for the Indianapolis Humane Society.