Paul E. Fisher has an extensive background in imaging based research including numerous peer reviewed publications, providing expertise in telemedicine, and electronic solutions. He earned a B.S in Physiology from UC Davis, and worked on his PhD while at North Carolina State University. Mr.
Fisher was Director of the Center for Imaging Science in the School of Veterinary Medicine at UC Davis for 17 years. In 1994 Mr. Fisher was recruited to NCSU School of Veterinary Medicine to be the Director of the Biomedical Imaging Resource Facility. In 1999 he left NCSU to launch DarkHorse Medical Ventures, Inc.. DarkHorse was purchased by VCA in August 2005. Mr. Fisher is currently a Vice President at Antech Diagnostics and is responsible for Antech Imaging Services.
Dr. Ziemer (Chief Medical Officer for AIS) obtained her bachelor’s degree with honors from Bryn Mawr College. She received her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1998. She then performed a one-year fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania, performing research in the field of noninvasive imaging of hypoxia.
She went on to complete a residency in radiology, becoming board certified in 2003. After her residency, Dr. Ziemer spent one year as a postdoctoral fellow in oncology at the University of Pennsylvania. After spending several years in private radiology practice, she joined Antech Imaging Services, where she is currently the Chief Medical Officer for AIS.
Dr. Wilson (Director of Resident Training) was awarded her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her residency in radiology at Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine. After her residency, Dr.
Wilson spent one year as a research fellow at the Scott-Ritchey Research Center working on ultrasound-guided intracranial injection of gene therapy for gangliosidosis cats leading toward human trials in therapy for Tay-Sachs disease. At the end of her fellowship, she returned to teach at Tuskegee. Dr. Wilson left academia in 2012 and joined the AIS team. She has served on the advisory committee for three years and is thrilled to work with residents again in her role as Director of Resident Training.
Mike Mays (AIS Technical Support Supervisor) is a California native, Mike grew up in Orange County CA and started working for VCA in 2005 as a veterinary technician, where he spent the next 7 years before making his move to ANTECH Imaging Services in 2012. Outside of work he enjoys riding his motorcycle, hiking, and traveling with his wife.
They currently live in Costa Mesa with their 2 cats (Duke and P-Bob) and even though he loves all animals Mike considerers himself a “cat person”. His favorite animal is a sloth and plans to one day travel the world photographing wildlife.