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Small Animal Continuing Education Series

Series Speakers

Anne M. Barger, DVM, MS, DACVP
Dr. Barger received her DVM from University of Illinois in 1996. She then went on to complete her residency in clinical pathology at North Carolina State. She is now a clinical pathologist at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

Karen L. Campbell, DVM, MS, DACVIM, DACVD
Dr. Campbell earned a BS degree in agriculture and a DVM degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She then taught and studied as an intern in small animal surgery and medicine at Auburn University and as a resident in internal medicine at the University of Georgia, where she earned an MS degree in clinical pathology. She was board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 1983 and the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 1989. She is an active member of the American College of Veterinary Dermatology and currently serves as the organization’s president. She joined the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in 1983 where she is now section head of specialty medicine and professor of veterinary clinical medicine.

Rosemary J. LoGiudice, DVM, CCRT candidate
Since graduating from the U of IL College of Veterinary Medicine in 1981, Dr. LoGiudice has been involved in veterinary sports medicine throughout her career with race and performance horses, and with her own dogs. Certified through the Canine Rehabilitation Institute as a Canine Rehabilitation Therapist, she is passionate about introducing the benefits of rehabilitation to veterinarians and clients for improved patient quality of life.

Laura D. Garrett, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Garrett received her DVM from the University of Illinois and then completed an internship at the University of Minnesota. She then worked in a private referral practice in the Twin Cities for two years. After completing a residency in comparative oncology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she spent a year and a half at a referral practice in New Zealand. She then helped to begin and build an oncology program at Kansas State University. In 2006, she joined the faculty at her alma mater where she serves as a clinical assistant professor.

Amy L. MacNeill, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Dr. MacNeill received her DVM in 1998 and her PhD in 2005, both from the University of Florida. Dr. MacNeill is a veterinary clinical pathologist at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.

Sandra Manfra Marretta, DVM, DACVS, DAVDC
Since 1990 Dr. Manfra Marretta has been expanding the dentistry program at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital. One of eight founders of the American Veterinary Dental College in 1988, she is passionate about the importance of addressing dental problems in small animal patients—and about educating veterinary health professionals in these issues.

Cheryl Weber, MSW, MBA, JD
Since 2004, Weber has been helping highly-attached clients of the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital cope with the emotional aspects of euthanasia and death. A licensed social worker, Weber teaches a course on clinical communication skills at the College of Veterinary Medicine and supervises the CARE Pet Loss Helpline.

Jacqueline M. Wypij, DVM, DACVIM
Dr. Wypij is a 2002 graduate of Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Kansas State University and spent a year in private practice as an emergency veterinarian in the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Wypij completed additional training in grief counseling and is a certified grief counsel. After completing a medical oncology residency at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, she joined the faculty as an assistant professor.