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Equine Encore 2019

Hosted by: Office of Continuing Education

This course is designed to provide equine veterinarians with up-to-date information and techniques that can immediately be incorporated into their practices so they can better serve their clients. This course offers 15 hours of continuing education credit. 1 hour of LEAP will be included in this program.

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Event Information

Veterinarian Registration Fee :
Thursday and Friday - $325
Single Day - $165

Veterinary Technician Registration Fee :
Thursday and Friday - $145
Single Day - $75

Venue

Holiday Inn Athens-University Area
197 E. Broad Street
Athens, GA 30601
United States

Organizer

Office of Continuing Education
Phone Number: (706) 542-1451
Email: cheryls@uga.edu

Event Location

Event Agenda

10/24/2019

Start Time
End Time
Event
7:00 am 8:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:00 am 8:10 am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:10 am 9:00 am
Regenerative Medicine: A Primer on Stem Cells and Blood Based Biologics
Jennifer Barrett, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR
9:00 am 9:50 am
Using Regenerative Medicine in Clinical Practice
Jennifer Barrett, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR
10:00 am 10:15 am
Break

Visit with sponsors and vendors

10:15 am 10:45 am
Biological acellular preparations with promising clinical applicability
John Peroni, DVM, MS, Dip ACVS
10:45 am 11:45 am
Discussion Panel - Clinical Uses of Biologies
John Peroni, DVM, MS, Dip ACVS and Jennifer Barrett, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR
11:45 am 1:00 pm
Lunch with the UGA Clinical Faculty
1:00 pm 1:30 pm
Three-dimensional Culture of Mesenchymal Stem Cells Improves Anti- inflammatory Properties for Treating Osteoarthritis
Jennifer Barrett, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR
1:30 pm 2:00 pm
Equine MRI - What Am I Looking At?
Michael Perlini, DVM
2:00 pm 3:00 pm
Hindlimb Lameness and the Foot
Valerie Jean Moorman, DVM, PhD, DACVS-LA
3:00 pm 3:30 pm
Refreshment Break
3:30 pm 4:00 pm
Practical ophthalmic pharmacology
Katie Diehl, DVM ,MS, DACVO and Colleen Sheridan, DVM
4:00 pm 4:30 pm
Approach to corneal vascular changes
Katie Diehl, DVM ,MS, DACVO and Colleen Sheridan, DVM
4:30 pm 5:30 pm
Discussion Panel - Approach to the cloudy eye
Katie Diehl, DVM ,MS, DACVO and Colleen Sheridan, DVM
5:30 pm 6:15 pm
Social

10/25/2019

Start Time
End Time
Event
7:00 am 8:00 am
Continental Breakfast
8:00 am 8:50 am
Nutrition and pharmacotherapy for equine metabolic syndrome
Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
9:00 am 9:50 am
Equine Lipid Disorders
Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
10:00 am 10:15 am
Refreshment Break
10:15 am 10:45 am
Endocrine Testing for Equine Laminitis Cases
Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
10:45 am 11:45 am
LEAP lecture - Equine Cruelty - Examples of Cases and What to Do
Claudine Wilkins

LEAP approval code: GBVM-2216

11:45 am 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm 1:30 pm
Equine Asthma
Cindy Xue, DVM
1:30 pm 2:00 pm
Donkey Medicine
Cindy Xue, DVM
2:00 pm 2:30 pm
A Review of the Top 4 Medicine Articles of 2018
Michelle Barton, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
2:30 pm 3:30 pm
Discussion Panel - Challenging Medicine Cases
Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, DACVIM; Cindy Xue, DVM; Clare Ryan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM; and Michelle Barton, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
3:30 pm 3:45 pm
Break

Visit with sponsors and vendors

3:45 pm 4:15 pm
Zebras - The Overlooked causes of mare infertility
Maria Ferrer, DVM, MS, DACT
4:15 pm 4:45 pm
Updates on Managing High Risk Pregnancies
Robyn Ellerbrock, DVM, PhD, DACT
4:45 pm 5:15 pm
Discussion Panel - Challenging Reproduction Cases
Maria Ferrer, DVM, MS, DACT and Robyn Ellerbrock, DVM, PhD, DACT

Speakers

  • Jarred Williams, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS, ACVECC

    Dr. Williams received his Bachelor of Science (2000), Master of Science (2002), and DVM degree (2006) from the University of Georgia. He did his rotating internship at Alamo Pintado Equine Medical Center in California, and subsequently completed 2 residencies in Equine Surgery and Equine Emergency/Critical Care, and a PhD at Ohio State University. In 2013, he returned home to join the Department of Large Animal Medicine at the University of Georgia, where he is a Clinical Assistant Professor of both Surgery and Emergency and Critical Care. Dr. Williams is board certified as a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. His clinical and research interests are in the areas of hypoperfusion and colic.

  • Kathryn Diehl, DVM, MS, Dipl. AC

    Dr. Diehl is currently an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She graduated with her BA in biology from Cornell University, then MS and DVM from the Ohio State University. She then did a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at UGA, then a combined residency in comparative ophthalmology and fellowship in cellular biology at the University of Wisconsin. Since then she practiced as faculty at the University of Minnesota, Auburn University and the University of Wisconsin, as well as in private specialty practice, before returning to Georgia in 2014. Dr. Diehl also serves on the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists genetics and exam committees and tries to stay active and fit with just about any outdoor pursuit.

  • Maria Ferrer, DVM, PhD, DACT

    Dr. María Ferrer received her veterinary degree in 2000 from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. She earned her MS degree from Louisiana State University in 2005, and became a diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists in the same year. Dr. Ferrer started her career as a private practitioner. She then pursued formal training in Theriogenology in Louisiana State University (2002-2005). Dr. Ferrer worked as a Clinical Assistant Professor (2006-2013) and Clinical Associate Professor (2013-2014) at Kansas State University, before accepting her current position as an Associate Professor in Theriogenology at the University of Georgia in 2014. Dr. Ferrer’s research interest is in male infertility, andrology and spermatology. She also enjoys clinical work in mare infertility. She dedicated her career to teaching, research and clinical service in Theriogenology. She is a member of the Society for Theriogenology, American College of Theriogenologists and Argentine Association of Equine Practitioners.

  • Robyn Ellerbrock, DVM, DACT

    Dr. Ellerbrock is an assistant professor at the University of Georgia. She received her BS (2007) and DVM (2012) degrees from Cornell University, and then completed a internship in equine sports medicine in California, before completing a residency in Theriogenology at the University of Illinois.

  • Claudine Wilkins

    Claudine Wilkins began her career as a prosecutor after earning her Master of Environmental Law and Policy at Vermont Law School in 1997, and her Juris Doctor (J.D.) in 1996. In 1998, she created an annual Animal Law, Enforcement and Shelter Symposium which unites veterinarians, legal professional and all those involved in animal cases. This year will be 20th annual symposium at the GA state Bar Headquarters. After prosecuting, she opened her own personal injury law firm and in 2004, she gained national attention in one of the largest verdicts in the nation in a landmark liquor liability case. In 2009, she founded the Animal Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia, a mainstream section that offers resources to all Georgia attorneys. In 2014, she founded Animal Law Source, an organization that serves as a resource for animal law professionals across the state and animallawsource.org, a website dedicated to assisting those professionals. Her continuing efforts to draft legislation protecting children and animals resulted in the passage of many state and local laws Some of those include our states dog fighting law, dangerous dog law, the cost of animal care bond law, and the animal cruelty law. Having trained thousands of professionals, she continues teaching prosecutors, judges, attorneys, law enforcement, animal control officers, veterinarians, vet techs, animal shelter staff, rescue/foster, dog trainers, students and professionals involved with animals throughout Georgia on animal law, animal cruelty, neglect, fighting, abandonment, hoarding, large impound cases, equine cruelty, public safety, dangerous dog, civil dog bite cases and liability issues facing all professions involved.

  • Michelle Barton, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

    Dr. Barton is a Professor of Large Animal Medicine at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her DVM from the University of Illinois and her PhD from the University of Georgia. Her clinical interests include Large animal cardiology and neonatology

  • Jennifer Barrett, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR

    Dr. Barrett is the Theodora Ayer Randolph Professor of Equine Surgery at Virginia Tech’s Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center. She received her doctorate in molecular and cell biology from Yale University in 1999 and her doctor of veterinary medicine degree from Cornell University in 2002. Further training included an internship in equine medicine and surgery at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, residency in equine surgery at the University of Illinois in Urbana, and postdoctoral orthopedic fellowship at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.

    Dr. Barrett joined the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center’s faculty in August 2007 and achieved Diplomate status through the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2008 and the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2013. She is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association, the American Association of Equine Practitioners, the Veterinary Orthopedic Society, the Orthopaedic Research Society, the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society, and the Phi Zeta Honor Society. She is a founding director of the North American Veterinary Regenerative Medicine Association and is the Chief Editor of the Veterinary Regenerative Medicine section of Frontiers in Veterinary Science. Her research interests include tendon, ligament, and cartilage healing, stem cell and platelet rich plasma therapies, and tissue regeneration. She established the Regenerative Medicine Service at the EMC, which offers stem cell treatment and platelet rich plasma therapy to patients

  • John F Peroni, DVM, MS, DACVS
  • Michael Perlini, DVM

    Dr. Perlini is currently a third year diagnostic imaging resident at the University of Georgia. He received his doctorate of veterinary medicine from Oklahoma State University in 2015. Further training has included a rotating equine internship at Louisiana State University in 2016 followed by a diagnostic imaging internship at the University of Georgia in 2017. He will be staying on as faculty at the University of Georgia following successful completion of his diagnostic imaging residency. Dr. Perlini has a special interest in equine imaging.

  • Colleen Sheridan, DVM

    Colleen Sheridan is an Ophthalmology Resident at the University of Georgia. She graduated vet school from Mississippi State in 2016, completed a Small Animal Rotating Internship at the University of Tennessee, followed by an Ophthalmology internship at Louisiana State University and an Equine Ophthalmology Fellowship with Equine Veterinary Vision in Virginia/Maryland.

  • Teresa Burns, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

    Dr. Burns received her B.S. and DVM degrees from Iowa State University (Colleges of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, respectively), and she completed her internship (Equine Field Service), residency (Equine Internal Medicine), and PhD training at The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She is an equine internal medicine specialist, board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal Specialty), and she is currently an assistant professor of Equine Internal Medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine. Her clinical and research interests are equine insulin dysregulation, endocrinopathic laminitis, and equine neonatology.

  • Clare Ryan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

    Born and raised in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Dr. Ryan grew up volunteering in vet clinics, working in research laboratories and spending time with horses any way she could. She attended UW- Madison with a major in biochemistry before beginning veterinary school at the UW- Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating from veterinary school in 2002, she completed a rotating internship in Large Animal Surgery and Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College. She pursued additional training in internal medicine by completing a three year residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She obtained board- certification and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2006. Dr. Ryan remained at UF to complete a PhD focused on equine immunology while overseeing care of more than 20 research broodmares and their foals. After completion of her studies, she returned to her native Wisconsin. While spending time in general practice, Dr. Ryan observed a need for the specialty service of Internal Medicine in a private practice and ambulatory setting. She founded EquIMed Consulting, LLC, providing advanced internal medicine diagnostics and consultation for equine practitioners and their clients. Dr. Ryan joined the faculty the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016.

  • Cindy Xue, DVM

    Dr. Cynthia Xue is a third-year Large Animal Internal Medicine Resident at the University of Georgia. Following graduation from Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, X (as she is affectionately known) completed a one-year rotating internship at Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists. Dr. Xue’s clinical and research interests include donkey endocrine pathophysiology, welfare, and improving the lives of working donkeys throughout the world.

  • Valerie Moorman, DVM, PhD, DACVS-LA

    Dr. Valerie Moorman is a 2004 graduate of NC State University. She completed her equine surgery residency at Oklahoma State University and then completed a PhD in equine gait analysis at the Equine Orthopaedic Research Center at Colorado State University. She was an Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery and Lameness from 2013 until 2019 when she began an Associate Professor of Large Animal Surgery and Lameness at University of Georgia. Her interests include developing techniques for early identification of lameness, use of objective horse mounted motion analysis systems, and the role of the equine foot in proximal limb lameness.

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Refund/Cancellation Policy:

  • Non-Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m. ET, 10 days prior to the beginning of your event.
  • Wet Lab Conference: Refunds are available for cancellations made by 5 p.m., 45 days prior to the beginning of your event.
  • If a course is cancelled for any reason, the CVM will not be responsible for any charges related to travel.
  • For courtesy and liability reasons, we prohibit children and domestic animals (except working animals, e.g., guide dogs) at our CE conferences.
  • Each conference participant may receive mail from companies or individuals who have obtained names and addresses from course registrations as permitted by the Georgia Open Records Act.

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