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Fall Conference for Veterinarians

Conference Speakers

Brian M. Aldridge
BVSc, MS, PhD
Diplomate, ACVIM (Large Animal)
Clinical Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Karanvir Aulakh
DVM, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Connie Austin
DVM, MPH, PhD
State Public Health Veterinarian
Illinois Department of Public Health
Division of Infectious Disease
Springfield, Ill.

Scott M. Austin '90 MS
DVM, MS
Diplomate, ACVIM (Large Animal)
Clinical Assistant Professor
Equine Medicine and Surgery Section Head
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Karen L. Campbell
DVM, MS
Diplomate, ACVIM (Small Animal) and ACVD
Interim Dept. Head
Section Head, Small Animal Specialty Medicine
Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Sean P. Collins
DVM, MS
Resident
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Joseph Connor
DVM, MS
President
Professional Swine Management, LLC
Carthage, Ill.

Amanda L. Donnelly
DVM, MBA
President
ALD Veterinary Consulting
Valrico, Fla.

Daniel Dorbant
DVM
Resident
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Mark J. Ernst '84
DVM
State Veterinarian
Bureau Chief
Bureau of Animal Health and Welfare
Illinois Dept. of Agriculture
Springfield, Ill.

Berit L. Fischer
Clinical Associate Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Richard B. Ford
DVM
Diplomate, ACVIM and ACVPM (Hon)
Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, North Carolina State University
Raleigh, N.C.

Dennis D. French
DVM
Diplomate, ABVP (Equine)
Professor
Rural Animal Health Medicine Section Head
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Santiago D. Gutierrez-Nibeyro
DVM, MS
Diplomate, ACVS (Large Animal)
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Ralph E. Hamor
DVM, MS
Diplomate, ACVO
Clinical Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Tisha A.M. Harper
DVM
Diplomate, ACVS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

John Herrmann
DVM, MPH
Diplomate, ACT
Director
DVM/MPH Program and Center for One Health Illinois
Clinical Associate Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Suzett K. Hexum
DVM
Illinois Field Veterinary Medical Officer
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
United States Department of Agriculture
Springfield, Ill.

Anisha Jambhekar
DVM
Resident
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Yvette Johnson-Walker
DVM, PhD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Stephen Joslyn
DVM
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Amber Labelle
DVM, MS
Diplomate, ACVO
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Kara M. Lascola
DVM, MS
Diplomate, ACVIM (Large Animal)
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Sidonie N. Lavergne
DVM, IPSAV, PhD
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Comparative Biosciences
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Kevin Le Boedec
DVM, MS
Resident
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

James F. Lowe '94, '04 MS
DVM, MS
Diplomate, ABVP (Food Animal)
Visiting Clinical Instructor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Chelsey Ramirez
DVM
Visiting Clinical Instructor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Marcella D. Ridgway '97 MS
VMD, MS
Diplomate, ACVIM (Small Animal)
Clinical Associate Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Stanley I. Rubin '84 MS
DVM, MS
Diplomate, ACVIM (Small Animal)
Clinical Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Laura Selmic
BVM, MPH
Diplomate, ACVS
Founding Fellow of Surgical Oncology, ACVS
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Robert Weedon
DVM, MPH
Visiting Clinical Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Pamela A. Wilkins
DVM, MS, PhD
Diplomate, ACVIM (Large Animal) and ACVECC
Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.

Jacqueline Wypij
DVM, MS
Diplomate, ACVIM (Oncology)
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
CVM, University of Illinois
Urbana, Ill.


Definition of Acronyms

ABVP American Board of Veterinary Practitioners
ACVAA Amereican College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia
ACVD American College of Veterinary Dermatology
ACVECC American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care
ACVIM American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine
ACVO American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists
ACVP American College of Veterinary Pathologists
ACVR American College of Veterinary Radiology
ACVS American College of Veterinary Surgeons
Aus.CVS Australian College of Veterinary Scientists
CPA Certified Public Accountant
CVM College of Veterinary Medicine