Only two ‘60s Lancers became veterinarians.
Both were women.
Dr. Patricia (Patty) Dolbee Latham, DVM. Class of '65. Patty’s practice was in Napa Valley, CA. (Source: Class of ’65 Reunion website.)
Dr. Margaret Lake Helphrey, DVM. Class of ’62. Margaret practiced with her husband, also a veterinarian, in La Mesa, CA.
It’s more difficult to get into veterinary college than medical college.
There are over 49,434 veterinarians currently employed in the United States. 62.9% of all veterinarians are women, while 37.1% are men. The average age of an employed veterinarian is 43 years old.
Mary Bogart, ’67 is married to a Fullerton, CA veterinarian: Dr. Glassberg. His office is or was at northwest corner of Bastanchury and North Euclid. He has a small stable and corral.
As of May 2022, the total number of professionally active physicians in the United States amounted to 1,073,616 physicians. From a state perspective, California had the most active physicians with over 117 thousand physicians, followed by New York. June 8, 2022