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Digital Branch of the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Program

Mark May

Dr. Mark May

Dr. Mark May grew up in Wisconsin and came to Alaska in 1974, following his father, Joe May, who was trapping and running dogs in Trapper Creek, Alaska. Joe May later ran the Iditarod Sled Dog Race, winning it in 1980. Mark May attended the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, earned his veterinary degree at the University of Colorado in 1989, and returned to Alaska to set up a private practice and continue his dog mushing career.

Mark May appears in the following new Jukebox projects: