Dr. Gingrich grew up in rural northwest Ohio and graduated from Ohio State CVM in 1995. He worked for veterinarians throughout high school and was active in 4-H and FFA raising calves and sheep. Dr. Gingrich also practiced in Visalia, California, for two years in a large dairy practice then returned to Ohio where he focuses primarily on dairy practice with cow-calf and beef and owns Country Roads Veterinary Services, Inc., in Ashland, Ohio where he has practiced for 19 years.
He has been actively involved in organized veterinary medicine and with AABP has been involved with the Committee on Pharmaceutical and Biologic Issues and the AABP Executive Committee. He has a special interest in judicious drug use on beef and dairy farms including upcoming Veterinary Feed Directive issues and has been involved with the AVMA Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee, the AVMA Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents and the National Milk Producers Federation residue avoidance manual.