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128th Annual Summer Conference

Sponsored by the Maryland Veterinary Medical Association

Schedule of Events

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The Maryland Veterinary Medical Association is headed to the beach for its 2014 Summer Conference.

The Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel will host the region’s premier event for education, developing business partnerships and networking. Here is the schedule:

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 29, 2014

7:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Registration
Terrace Lobby

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Small Animal Session – Sponsored by Nutramax
Joseph Taboada, DVM, Dip, ACVIM
Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs and Professor of Small Animal Animal Internal Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University

  • A Case-based Approach to the Vomiting Cat – Liver Disease

  • A Case-based Approach to the Vomiting Cat – Pancreatic Disease

Conference Room V & VI

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Executive Board Brunch with VMRCVM Dean
Horizons Restaurant

10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
MVMA Board of Directors Meeting
Conference Room I & II

12:00 PM – 5:00PM
Exhibitors Set-Up
Crystal Hall

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch
Crystal Hall

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Small Animal Session – Sponsored by Nutramax
Joseph Taboada, DVM, Dip, ACVIM
Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs and Professor of Small Animal Animal Internal Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University

  • Clinical Update: Nutraceuticals in the Management of Liver Diseases

Conference V & VI

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Welcome Reception
Open Bar (Beer, Wine, Soda) – Light Hors d’oeuvres
Sponsored by:
All Registrants Welcome
Crystal Hall – 2A-2B

MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2014

7:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Registration
Terrace Lobby

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM
Retired Veterinarian’s Breakfast with Past Presidents
Registered spouses and guests are welcome
Horizons Restaurant

7:30 AM -9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Crystal Hall

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Small Animal Session I
Kevin Lahmers, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Clinical Associate Professor
Anatomic Pathology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

  • Histopathology: How to submit and how to interpret what you get back.

  • Tumor Grading: Current grading Systems and their interpretation. The ever changing roles of diagnostic laboratories: Canine Circovirus as a case example.

Conference Room I & II

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Small Animal Session II– Sponsored by Nutramax
Joseph Taboada, DVM, Dip, ACVIM
Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs and Professor of Small Animal Animal Internal Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University

  • A Case-based Approach to the canine patient with  increased liver enzymes

Conference Room III

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Equine
Virginia Maxwell, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVIM
Professor of Clinical Services, medicine, and equine and production management medicine in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • Neonatal medicine - diagnosis and treatment of disease of newborn foal
    Stall side diagnostic testing

Conference Room IV

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
Morning Refreshments with Exhibitors
Crystal Hall

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Small Animal Session I
Kevin Lahmers, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Clinical Associate Professor
Anatomic Pathology
Department of Biomedical Sciences & Pathobiology
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

  • The ever changing roles of diagnostic laboratories:
    Canine Circovirus as a case example.

Michele Borgarelli, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECVIM-CA
Associate Professor of Cardiology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia- Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.

  • Treatment of patients with heart failure

Conference Room I & II

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Small Animal Session II– Sponsored by Nutramax
Joseph Taboada, DVM, Dip, ACVIM
Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs and Professor of Small Animal Animal Internal Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University

  • A Case-based Approach to the canine patient with chronic liver disease

Conference Room III

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Equine
Virginia Maxwell, DVM, MS, Diplomate, ACVIM
Professor of Clinical Services, medicine, and equine and production management medicine in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • What’s new in Equine internal medicine
    Immune mediated diseases in horses

  • Revisiting equine sarcoids and other dermal tumors
    Update on the treatment of R. equi infections in foals

Conference Room IV

12:30 PM – 2:15 PM
Awards Luncheon/ General Membership Meeting
Sponsored by Royal Canin

Crystal Hall 2A -2B

2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Small Animal Session I
Michele Borgerelli, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ECVIM-CA
Associate Professor of Cardiology in the Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences in the Virginia- Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Tech.

  • Treatment of patients with heart failure continued.

  • Pre-clinical dilated cardiomyopathy and mitral valve disease

Conference Room I & II

2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Small Animal Session II– Sponsored by Nutramax
Joseph Taboada, DVM, Dip, ACVIM
Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs and Professor of Small Animal Animal Internal Medicine
School of Veterinary Medicine
Louisiana State University

  • Beastly Bug rounds – Infectious disease case presentation

Conference Room III

2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Equine
Sharon Witonsky,DVM, PhD, Diplomate, ACVIM
Associate Professor, Equine Field Service, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

  • EPM , Lyme, Anaplasma and More, Part I

Conference Room IV

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Barbeque & Beach Party Sponsored by Merial
Hibiscus Garden

TUESDAY, JULY 1, 2014

7:00 AM – 3:30 PM
Registration
Terrace Lobby

7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors
Crystal Hall

7:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Exhibits Open
Crystal Hall

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Small Animal Session I
Mark M. Smith, VMD, Diplomate ACVS, AVDC
Center for Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Editor of the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry

  • Tooth Resorption in Cats: X-Ray Vision Required. Case-based lecture showing the value of dental radiography in the management of feline tooth resorption.

  • Feline Tooth Extractions: If They’re There, They Must Go! Operative techniques for removing a single tooth, multiple teeth, and tooth roots.

Conference Room I & II

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Small Animal Session II – Sponsored by Zoetis
Andrew Hillier BVSc, MANZCVS, Dipl ACVD
Senior Veterinary Specialist
CAD Veterinary Operations
Zoetis | US Companion Animal Division

  • Pyoderma in dogs: standard of care in the diagnosis and Treatment

Conference Room III

8:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Equine
Sharon Witonsky, DVM, PhD, Diplomate, ACVIM
Associate Professor, Equine Field Service, Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine

  • EPM , Lyme, Anaplasma and More, Part II

Conference Room IV

10:00 AM- 10:30 AM
Morning Refreshments with Exhibitors
Crystal Hall

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Small Animal Session I
Mark M. Smith, VMD, Diplomate ACVS, AVDC
Center for Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Editor of the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry

  • Oral Tumors: Operating Cases You Thought Were Doomed!
    Case-based lecture to show how large oral tumors can be surgically managed with excellent outcomes.

  • Surgical Tooth Extraction: Canine and Carnassial Teeth.
    Step-by-step technique based lecture on extracting these challenging teeth.

Conference Room I & II

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Small Animal Session II
Andrew Hillier BVSc, MANZCVS, Dipl ACVD
Senior Veterinary Specialist
CAD Veterinary Operations
Zoetis | US Companion Animal Division

  • New insights into the pathophysiology and treatment of allergic and atopic dermatitis

Conference Room III

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Equine
Chris Byron, DVM
Assistant Editor for AVMA’s publications. Former Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery at the University of Illinois.

  • Nutraceuticals
    Severe/neurologic/mechanical lameness

Conference Room IV

12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch with Exhibitors
Crystal Hall

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Small Animal Session I
Mark M. Smith, VMD, Diplomate ACVS, AVDC
Center for Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery, Gaithersburg, Maryland
Editor of the Journal of Veterinary Dentistry

  • Extraction Complications: What To Do To Avoid Trouble.
    Case-based lecture on how to avoid extraction complications

  • The Board Of Examiners Would Be Unhappy: Cases
    From St. Elsewhere! Learn from other’s mistakes: embarrassing mistakes of omission and commission!

Conference Room I & II

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Small Animal Session II
Andrew Hillier BVSc, MANZCVS, Dipl ACVD
Senior Veterinary Specialist
CAD Veterinary Operations
Zoetis | US Companion Animal Division

  • Flea control: key principles in Parasiticide selection

  • Feline skin diseases: something old + something new

Conference Room III

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Equine
Chris Byron, DVM
Assistant Editor for AVMA’s publications. Former Assistant Professor of Equine Surgery at the University of Illinois.

  • Orthopedic emergencies/limb stabilization
    Shock wave therapy: what is the science?

Conference Room IV

3:30 p.m.
Meeting Adjourned
 

 

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