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Minimally-Invasive Cranial Cruciate Ligament Surgery
Lecture and Laboratory

This program is now at capacity and registration is closed.

November 21, 2009 or November 22, 2009
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Ill.

Please note the program on Saturday, November 21, 2009 is at capacity and a second date has been added. Any accepted registrations are now for Sunday, November 22, 2009.

Wanda J. Gordon-Evans, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVS
Dr. Gordon-Evans completed her DVM at the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2000. She then completed her surgery residency and PhD in biomedical sciences with a research interest in joint resurfacing at Iowa State University. She is currently an assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. Her current research expands the focus of her PhD work and includes bringing cell-based therapies to patients with orthopedic and neurologic
problems.

Dominique J. Griffon, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ECVS & ACVS, Member RCVS
Dr. Griffon is an associate professor and head of the small animal surgery section at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. She is the director of the laboratory for orthopedic research on biomaterials, studying osteochondral tissue engineering and clinical applications of new biomaterials. Her clinical research deals with limb conformation and joint diseases, such as patella luxation, arthroscopic management of elbow dysplasia, and prevention of cranial cruciate ligament
disease.