ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND
J.T. VAUGHAN EQUINE CONFERENCE
MAKE PLANS TO JOIN US IN PERSON FOR THE 2021 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
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- Nationally recognized speakers from a wide array of specialties.
- Up to 20 hours of Continuing Education credit for both DVMs and Technicians.
- Florida Pharmacy Continuing Education
- In-person class reunions for years 1970, 1971, 1975, 1976,1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1990, 1991, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2005, 2006, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016.
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2021 ANNUAL CONFERENCE SPONSORS
- Southern Veterinary Partners
- Merck Animal Health
- Royal Canin
- American Regent Animal Health & Adequan
Josep Aisa, DVM, DECVS
Dr. Aisa is a registered European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Surgery and assistant professor in Small Animal Surgery (soft tissue) at the University of Tennessee. His special interests include surgical oncology and surgical education.
Colleen Best, DVM, Ph.D.
Dr. Best earned a DVM from the Ontario Veterinary College and Ph.D. in interpersonal relationships in equine practice. She is currently a consultant and educator focused on nontechnical competencies. Best is a certified compassion fatigue professional, trained in both mental health first aid and suicide intervention.
Richard Ford, DVM, MS
Dr. Ford is a professor emeritus in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. He is lead editor of the AAHA Canine Vaccine Guidelines, co-author of the AAFP Feline Vaccine Guidelines, board certified by the ACVIM and an honorary diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.
Lore Haug, DVM
Dr. Haug earned the DVM from Texas A&M and later completed a residency and master’s in Behavioral Medicine. She currently sees behavior cases at Texas Veterinary Behavior Services and has a special interest in neurobiology, learning principles and pharmacology.
Dean Hendrickson, DVM, MS, DACVS
Dr. Hendrickson is a professor of surgery at Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He is an ACVS Founding Fellow, Minimally Invasive Surgery (large animal soft tissue), and his primary clinical interests are in equine wound care and minimally invasive surgery.
Liza Köster, BVSc, MMedVet, DECVIM-CA
Dr. Köster is a registered European Veterinary Specialist in Small Animal Internal Medicine and Cardiology. She is a clinical assistant professor of cardiology at the University of Tennessee. Her special interests include pulmonary hypertension and biomarkers in critical illness and cardiomyopathies.
Patty Lathan, VMD, MS, DACVIM
Dr. Lathan is an associate professor of small animal internal medicine at Mississippi State University. Her primary interest is endocrinology, specifically the management of adrenal disease and diabetes mellitus and she serves as president of the Society for Comparative Endocrinology.
Head Coach, Auburn Equestrian Team
With four Southeastern Conference (SEC) titles and six National Collegiate Equestrian Association (NCEA) overall national championships at Auburn, 26-year head equestrian coach Greg Williams is the dean of the Tiger coaching staff. He put the equestrian program on the map with its first title in 2006 and has secured five championships in the past 10 years. Twice named both the NCEA and SEC Coach of the Year, the 1986 Auburn Animal Sciences graduate orchestrated the building of the Auburn University Equestrian Center and helped the equestrian club become Auburn’s 21st varsity sport.