Fish Medicine Lecture & Laboratory
Saturday, October 24, and Sunday, October 25, 2009
University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine
About the Speaker
Mark A. Mitchell, DVM, MS, PhD
Dr. Mitchell received his DVM in 1992 and an MS in clinical epidemiology with an emphasis on wildlife medicine in 1997, both from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed his PhD in clinical epidemiology with an emphasis on Salmonella in reptiles at Louisiana State University in 2001.
From 1996 through 2007, Dr. Mitchell was a member of the zoological medicine faculty at Louisiana State University. In early 2007, joined his alma mater as an associate professor in zoological medicine and surgery.
His primary areas of research include clinical pathology, epidemiology of infectious diseases, clinical toxicology, and biotelemetrics.
Dr. Mitchell is a past-president of the Association of Reptilian and Amphibian Medicine. He serves as the co-editor of the Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine and is the scientific editor for the Journal of Herpetological Medicine and Surgery.
In 2008, Dr. Mitchell published the Manual of Exotic Pet Practice with his good friend and mentor, Dr. Tom Tully. Dr. Mitchell has published over 300 book chapters, peer-reviewed
manuscripts, and scientific abstracts.