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Patricia Baley

Honors Awards and Fellowships

  • Certified Veterinary Chinese Herbalist (CVCH), 2008
  • Fellow, American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (FAAVA), 2008
  • International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS) Certified Veterinary Acupuncture, 2001


  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM), Texas A&M University, 1999
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Basel, Switzerland, 1990
  • Bachelor of Science (BS), UC Irvine, 1984

Current Professional Activities

  • TCVM (Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine) exclusive private practice (2004-Present)
  • Research Committee AHVMA (American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association)
Past Professional Activities
  • General Practice, Small Animal Medicine (1999-2004)
  • Teaching Assistant IVAS basic course in Veterinary Acupuncture
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine/ VA Medical Center at Houston Texas (Prostate Cancer) (1991-1994)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Baylor College of Medicine (Gene Therapy) (1990-1991)
Marital Status
  • Married to Joseph Mezher 2006- No children- but married/adopted into a large Lebanese family with lots of nephews and nieces.
Four-legged Children
  • 2 dogs- both Rescued Rhodesian Ridgebacks. Malcolm born 2000, Nkosazana born 2006
  • Knitting, spinning, dyeing, playing with fiber
  • Aikido
  • Running
  • Swimming
  • Cooking real food
Favorite Quotes
  • "I saw the Berlin wall fall, I saw Mandela walk free, I saw a dream whose time has come, change my history" ~ Johnny Clegg
  • "Eat real food, not too much, mostly plants" ~ Michael Pollan
  • "She was one of the few women he knew who could hold two disparate concepts in her ... such as Hegel's dialectic and why if you stick your tongue in a man's ear while he is making a speech he will start to sound like Jerry Lewis." ~ Woody Allen
  • "I believe in everything, nothing is sacred. I believe in nothing, everything is sacred." ~ Tom Robbins
What I like Most About VIN
  • 24-7 access to fascinating people with useful advice, both veterinary and non-veterinary, supporting each other like family.
Patricia Baley

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