J.T. VAUGHAN EQUINE CONFERENCE


By Mike Jernigan

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* If you have questions or need registration assistance, contact Meredith Smildsin at annualconference@vetmed.auburn.edu or (334) 844-2497.

  • Due to changes in university and state guidelines related to COVID-19, the 2020 Annual Conference will be held virtually.
  • 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 will be postponed. Additional details will be shared soon.
  • For up-to-date information about the 2020 Annual Conference, including schedule, speakers, exhibitors and continuing education offerings, visit us online at aub.ie/vetconference or email annualconference@vetmed.auburn.edu.

2020 ANNUAL CONFERENCE SPONSORS

PLATINUM LEVEL

  • Southern Veterinary Partners

GOLD LEVEL

  • Boehringer-Ingelheim
  • Merck Animal Health

SILVER LEVEL

  • Nestle Purina
  • Seminole Feed

BRONZE LEVEL

  • Credit Bench Powered by First Home Bank

Featured Speakers

Erin Anderson, DVM, DACVIM

Associate Cardiologist, Pittsburgh Veterinary Cardiology
Dr. Anderson received a B.S. in Health Management Systems from Duquesne University and VMD from the University of Pennsylvania. She achieved board certification with the ACVIM (cardiology) in 2013. Professional interests include diagnosis and management of congestive heart failure, anti-arrhythmic interventions including pacemakers and interventional procedures for congenital heart disease.

Jan Bellows, DVM, DAVDC, DABVP

All Pets Dental
Dr. Bellows received a B.S. from the University of Florida and DVM from Auburn University in 1975. He has been certified by the Board of Veterinary Practitioners (canine and feline) since 1986 and the American Veterinary Dental College since 1990. He was chosen as a dental expert to formulate AAHA’s Small Animal Dental Guidelines, served as president of the AVDC from 2012-2014 and is president of the Foundation for Veterinary Dentistry.

Cathy E. Langston, DVM, DACVIM

Associate Professor, The Ohio State University
Dr. Langston received her DVM from Louisiana State University and is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Dr. Langston was a staff internist at AMC for 20 years before accepting a position as associate professor at The Ohio State University in 2014. Professional interests include extracorporeal therapies, complications of hemodialysis, treatment of chronic kidney disease and treatment of anemia of chronic kidney disease.

Fairfield Bain, DVM, MBA, DACVIM (LAIM), DACVP, DACVECC

Equine Innovation, Discovery and Development Team Associate Director, Merck Animal Health
Dr. Bain received his B.S. in Animal Science at North Carolina State University, MBA from the New York Institute of Technology and DVM from Auburn University. He is board-certified by the ACVIM, the ACVP and the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Professional interests include diagnostic ultrasound, perinatology, neonatal intensive care, hyperbaric oxygen therapy and equine pathology and cytology.

David S. Biller, DVM, DACVR

Head of Radiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University
Dr. Biller received his DVM from Auburn University in 1980. Biller was named the 2011 Western Veterinary Conference Small Animal Continuing Educator of the Year and received the 2013 Wilford S. Bailey Distinguished Alumni Award from the Auburn CVM. Professional interests include diagnostic ultrasound of small and large animals, the use of diagnostic ultrasound in the diagnosis and evaluation of spontaneous animal diseases and the study of polycystic kidney disease in cats.

Kevin Washburn, DVM, DACVIM-LA, DABVP

Professor of Food Animal Medicine, Texas A&M University
Dr. Washburn received his DVM from Oklahoma State University in 1993. He received board certification in Food Animal Practice by the ABVP in 1999 and certification in Large Animal Internal Medicine by the ACVIM in 2002. Professional interests include clinical pharmacology, small ruminant infectious disease (primarily caseous lymphadenitis), cattle lameness, early detection of bovine respiratory disease and porcine medicine.

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