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Fifth Annual RDVM Appreciation Event

Hosted by: UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital
From: 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

As a thank you to our referring veterinarians, the University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital will host its fifth annual appreciation event on Jan. 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The event will include 4 hours of free continuing education credits (including one hour of LEAP), lunch, and an optional tour of our facility.

Registration is now closed!


UGA Veterinary Education Center
2200 College Station Rd
Athens, GA 30602
United States


UGA Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Phone Number: 706-542-3221

Event Agenda


Start Time
End Time
8:30 am 9:00 am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 am 10:00 am
Presentation One
  • Small Animal Presentation – “Feline hypertension: New developments on a pressing topic” by Dr. Bianca Lourenco, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVIM, Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
  • Large Animal Presentation – “Utilizing Rehabilitation Exercises for More Than Just Post-Operative Cases” by Dr. Valerie Moorman, DVM, DACVS-LA, Clinical Associate Professor of Lameness and Surgery
    (Participants can choose between attending the small animal talk or the large animal talk)
10:00 am 10:15 am
10:15 am 11:15 am
Presentation Two
  • Small Animal Presentation – “Ophthalmology 911:  Diagnosing and treating ocular emergencies” by Dr. Sarah Czerwinski, DVM, DACVO, Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
  • Large Animal Presentation – “Achieving Reproductive Efficiency in Beef Herds” by Dr. Brent Credille, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-LA, Assistant Professor of Food Animal Medicine
    (Participants can choose between attending the small animal talk or the large animal talk)
11:15 am 12:15 pm
Presentation Three
  • Small Animal Presentation – “Vestibular dysfunction: A dizzying array of diseases” by Dr. Renee Barber, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Large Animal Presentation – “Limb wound evaluation and treatment:  Case studies” by Dr. Kira Epstein, DVM, DACVS-LA, DACVECC, Professor of Emergency and Critical Care
    (Participants can choose between attending the small animal talk or the large animal talk)
12:15 pm 1:30 pm
1:30 pm 2:30 pm
LEAP Presentation
  • “Partnering and the reward: A sustainable plan of care” by UGA VTH Clinical Counselor Noelle Browning, MSW, LCSW
    (Joint session for all attendees)
2:30 pm 3:30 pm
Optional Hospital Tour

Parking and Directions

The event will take place in the Veterinary Education Center, located next to the Hospital at 2200 College Station Road in Athens, Ga. Please park in our faculty/staff lot.