Doug Aspros Board of Health Member --
Douglas G. Aspros, DVM
Date Reappointed: February 8, 2016
Term Expires: December 31, 2025
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 the Chief Veterinary Officer for Veterinary Practice Partners and a principal at 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 addressing the diverse public health needs of Westchester County. He served as President of the Board of Health from 1994 to 2013.

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. In 2004 he was recognized with the Great Lakes Region Award by the National Association of Local Boards of Health.

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. Since 2018, he has chaired the NYS Education Department's Board of Veterinary Medicine.

Aspros earned his DVM degree at Cornell University.

Dr. Aspros and his wife Dee have lived in Pound Ridge since 1985, along with their Norfolk terrier, African Grey parrot and one awesome cat.