Dr. Jim Naughton is a native of Indianapolis. He completed his undergraduate and veterinary studies at Purdue University. Following graduation from veterinary school, he completed a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Washington State University. Following a year in small animal practice in Greenfield, Indiana, he completed a residency and Master’s degree in diagnostic imaging at the University of Illinois and attained board certification in 2008.
Dr. Naughton remained on faculty at Illinois for one year after residency training, and returned to West Lafayette to join the faculty of Purdue University, College of Veterinary Medicine. He remained there for four years where he served as Clinical Assistant Professor of Diagnostic Imaging and was actively involved in student teaching and clinical imaging, as well as research projects investigating orthopedic disease of the stifle, non-invasive gastropexy, and cancer imaging and treatment methods. He has authored numerous peer-reviewed scientific publications and a cytology chapter in Ettinger’s Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine. He continues his affiliation with Purdue University, primarily involving cancer imaging and therapeutic research.