Meet Our Team
|Dr. Steve Ensley graduated in 1981 with a DVM from Kansas State University. After 14 years in mixed practice in the Midwest he received a MS and PhD in veterinary toxicology at Iowa State University completing his PhD in 2000. Dr. Ensley has worked for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Bayer AG, Iowa State University and Kansas State University. His interests are in clinical veterinary toxicology and applied veterinary toxicology research. He has been published extensively on applied veterinary toxicology and gives numerous presentations on these topics. Food animal veterinary toxicology is his passion.|
Dr. Scott Fritz is a toxicology resident at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Dr. Fritz grew up in South Central Nebraska and earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Hastings College (NE) and his DVM from Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Fritz spent the last five years in private practice working nearly exclusively with beef cattle in rural South Dakota. He plans to earn a master’s degree in toxicology while completing his residency training. His interests are centered on food animal clinical toxicology. Dr. Fritz and his wife, Carly, have two little girls and their lives revolve around parenthood, although in his spare time he enjoys being outdoors.
Paige Hess is a research assistant in toxicology at the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. She grew up on a beef cattle ranch in Southeast Kansas which led to her degree in animal sciences and industry from Kansas State University. She has previous lab experience in cattle reproduction and is excited to be with toxicology!