Board of Health Member --
Douglas G. Aspros, DVM
Date Reappointed: February 8, 2016
Term Expires: December 31, 2020
Represents: White Plains
Dr. Douglas G. Aspros joined the Board of Health in 1985 as a representative of the City of White Plains. He is a veterinarian and the senior partner in companion animal practices at the Bond Animal Hospital in White Plains and the Pound Ridge Veterinary Center.
As a veterinarian, he has brought his broad knowledge of animal health, food safety, zoonotic disease, epidemiology, public policy and environmental health to the Board, helping to address the diverse public health needs of the county.
Dr. Aspros has been a recipient of the Tobacco Control Award from the American Cancer Society and recognition from the American Lung Association for his work to reduce smoking in Westchester. He was presented with the Great Lakes Region Award by the National Association of Local Boards of Health in 2004.
Active in his profession, he was elected to serve as President of the American Veterinary Medical Association in 2012-13. Dr. Aspros is a past president of the Westchester-Rockland Veterinary Medical Association and of the New York State Veterinary Medical Society, and is a former member of the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. In 1999 he was honored as the American Animal Hospital Association Northeast Practitioner of the Year and in 2000, the New York State Veterinarian of the Year.
Aspros earned his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree at Cornell University.
Dr. Aspros and his wife Dee have lived in Pound Ridge since 1985, along with their Norfolk terrier, two birds and one awesome cat.