Meet the Doctors
Michael L. Whitehair is currently a veterinary clinician in general practice at Abilene Animal Hospital, PA. He specializes in beef, feedlot, and equine medicine. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from Kansas State University. His doctorate was also earned from Kansas State University. Dr. Whitehair is licensed in the state of Kansas. He is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), American Association of Bovine Practitioners, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, and the Academy of Veterinary Consultants.
In 2002, Dr. Whitehair was the recipient of the Kansas State University CVM Alumni Recognition Award. He is currently serving on the AVMA Executive Board.
Lisa M. Tokach is a veterinary clinician in general practice at Abilene Animal Hospital, PA. She specializes in swine population medicine. Dr. Tokach is also the personnel director for AAHPA and is also serving as the President of Kansas Swine Alliance, Inc.
She received her doctorate at the University of Minnesota. In 2001, she was appointed as a diplomate in swine health management to the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners which was renewed in 2011.
Dr. Tokach is licensed in the states of Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, and Nebraska. She is a member of the American Association of Swine Practitioners, American Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, Kansas Pork Producers Council, Association of Psychological Type, and the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners. In 2008, Dr. Tokach received the Swine Practitioner of the Year from the American Association of Swine Practitioners and in 2012 she was honored with the Leman Science in Practice Award.
In her spare time, Dr. Tokach enjoys backpacking, beekeeping, horseback riding and working on solutions to solve world hunger.
Roberta K. Grange is currently a veterinarian and partner at Abilene Animal Hospital. She received her Bachelor of Science from the University of New Hampshire and her DVM at the Ohio State University. She is certified as a rehabilitation therapist by the Canine Rehabilitation Institute and also certified as a veterinary acupuncturist by CuraCore. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association and a past president of the American Association of Feline Practioners.
In her spare time Dr. Grange is active in the community through her volunteer activities with LifeHouse Church as well as her children's sporting activities. She is married to her husband, Charlie, and has 3 children; Rachel, Olivia and Matthew. Their home also includes 2 boston terriers, Quincy and Milton, as well as 2 cats, Miracle and Sadie.
Dr. Jon Gose is a practicing veterinarian and part owner of Abilene Animal Hospital. His special interest is small animal dentistry and oral surgery for which he has received advanced training in from the Coloardo Pet Dental Training Center and the Animal Dental Training Center in Baltimore, MD. He is also a member of the Veterinary Dental Academy. In addition, Dr. Gose continues to pursue his interest in small animal general surgery, internal medicine and chiropractic services.
Dr. Gose received his bachelor's degree in Biology from Kansas State University after serving for four years in the United Stated Marine Corps. He then graduated from KSU with his doctorate in veterinary medicine in 2003. He and his wife, Mitzi, returned to their wonderful hometown of Abilene to be close to family and to raise their three children, Keegun, Mika and Aiden.
In his time away from work, Dr. Gose enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, and home brewing.
Megan L. Potter, DVM, PhD is currently a veterinary clinician in general practice at Abilene Animal Hospital, PA. She specializes in swine research and herd health management.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree as well as her doctorate of veterinary medicine from Purdue University. Dr. Potter earned her doctorate of philosophy degree from Kansas State University in the Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology. The focus of her doctoral research was on the effect of circovirus vaccination on the immune response, viral load, and growth performance of pigs under field conditions.
Dr. Potter is licensed in the states of Kansas, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and Nebraska. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, American Association of Swine Veterinarians, and American Society of Animal Science.
She enjoys her time away from the office with her furry friends at home and loves being outside and in the garden.
Becky J Rankin is a clinician in general practice at Abilene Animal Hospital. She received her Bachelor of Animal Science degree as well as her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. Becky has worked in rural mixed animal practice since graduating veterinary school in 2011. Dr. Rankin enjoys working with animals of all sizes and is happy to be back working in her hometown of Abilene, Kansas.
Dr. Rankin is licensed in the state of Kansas. She is currently a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Bovine Practitioners and leads the Veterinary Science 4-H Spin Club.
She enjoys running and spending time with her family.