Jan 31 – Feb 1   •   Athens, GA   •   13 HOURS OF CE OFFERED

Bringing together DVM’s and MD’s to find the importance of working together for the common good of animal, public and global health.

Explore the roles of health care and veterinary professionals to address public health challenges facing us today. Encourage holistic approaches to patient care and establish specific goals and objectives for zoonotic disease prevention. Promote interdisciplinary approaches and solutions to current public health challenges.

Location

University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 S. Lumpkin St
Athens, GA 30603-3603
(706) 548-1311

Speakers

Gregory Bossart

VMD, PhD

Senior Vice President & Chief Veterinary Officer, Georgia Aquarium

Skyler Brennan

BS, MPH

Zika Epidemiologist,
Georgia Department of Public Health

Laura Edison

DVM, MPH

Career Epidemiology Field Officer,
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brian G. Forrester

MD, MPH, FACOEM

Occupational Medicine Director,
Piedmont Athens Regional

Julie Gabel

DVM, MPH

State Public Health Veterinarian,
Georgia Department of Public Health

Sahand Golpayegany

PharmD Candidate

Student Assistant,
University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Sonia M. Hernandez

BA, DVM, PhD, DACZM

Associate Professor of Wildlife Disease,
University of Geogria

Heather Lindell Tally

PharmD, BSPH, RPh, FSVHP, DICVP

Assistant Pharmacy Manager,
University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Professor of Environmental Health Science,
University of Georgia

Adjunct Professor,
University of Georgia

Lisa K. Nolan

DVM, MS, PhD

Dean,
University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine

Susan Sanchez

MSC, PHD, CBIOL, FSB

Professor, Section Head of Microbiology and Molecular Biology,
University of Georgia

Georgia Department of Public Health

Jean Whichard

BA, DVM, PhD

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Michael John Yabsley

MS, PhD, FRES

Professor of Wildlife Diseases,
University of Georgia

Sessions

Thursday – Jan. 31, 2019

7:00 – 8:00 am

Grab & Go Breakfast

8:00 – 8:15 am

Welcome

Welcoming Remarks with the UGA Dean of Veterinary Medicine

Lisa K. Nolan, DVM, MS, PhD
University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine

8:15 – 9:05 am | 1 CE hr

Opioids (LEAP CE)

Opioid Overdose Surveillance

Laura Edison, DVM, MPH
Georgia Department of Public Health

9:05 – 9:55 am | 1 CE hr

Opioids (LEAP CE)

Opioid Manufacturing

Sahand Golpayegany, PharmD Candidate
University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital

9:55 – 10:40 am

Mid-morning Break & Poster Sessions

10:40 – 11:30 am | 1 CE hr

Opioid Crisis & Veterinarians

Storage, Uses & Disposal of Opiates

Heather Lindell Tally, PharmD, BSPH, RPh, FSVHP, DICVP
University of Georgia Veterinary Teaching Hospital

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Breakout Session

Opioid Crisis: Case Scenarios & Discussion

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Grab & Go Lunch

12:45 – 1:05 pm | .5 CE hr

Rabies Exposure

“Few Poisons More Deadly than a Mad Dog’s Tooth”: Rabies Prevention & Control in Georgia

Julie Gabel, DVM, MPH
Georgia Department of Public Health

1:05 – 1:35 pm | .5 CE hr

Environmental Exposure

Salmonella in Reptiles & Avian Species

Sonia Hernandez, DVM, PhD, DACZM
University of Georgia

1:35 – 2:25 pm | 1 CE hr

Environmental/ Occupational Health & Zoonoses

Clinical Practice Diagnoses (Brucellosis, Herpes B, Rabies, & More)

Brian Forrester, MD, MPH, FACOEM
Piedmont Athens Regional

2:25 – 2:35 pm

Afternoon Break

2:35 – 3:25 pm | 1 CE hr

Environmental/ Occupational Health

Exotic Long-horned Tick & Baylisascaris

Michael J. Yabsley, MS, PhD, FRES
University of Georgia

3:25 – 4:15 pm | 1 CE hr

Environmental Health

Marine Species & Their Exposure to Environmental Contaminants

Erin K. Lipp, PhD
University of Georgia

Friday – Feb. 1, 2019

7:00 – 8:00 am

Grab & Go Breakfast

8:00 – 8:50 am | 1 CE hr

Foodborne Illness

Foodborne Outbreaks in Georgia

Melissa Tobin-D’Angelo, MD
Georgia Department of Public Health

8:50 – 9:40 am | 1 CE hr

Occupational Health

Psittacosis Outbreak in Poultry Workers

Skylar Brennan, BS, MPH
Georgia Department of Public Health

9:40 – 10:40 am

Mid-morning Break & Poster Sessions

10:40 – 11:30 am

Breakout Session

Foodborne Illness/Zoonoses: Case Scenarios & Discussion

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Grab & Go Lunch

12:20 – 1:10 pm | 1 CE hr

Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance in Poultry

Catherine Logue, PhD
University of Georgia

1:10 – 2:00 pm | 1 CE hr

Antimicrobial Resistance

Antibiotic Practices in Companion Animal Medicine

Jean Whichard, BA, DVM, PhD
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

2:00 – 2:10 pm

Afternoon Break

2:10 – 3:00 pm | 1 CE hr

Antimicrobial Resistance

One Health & Marine Life: Sentinel Animals

Greg Bossart, VMD, PhD
Georgia Aquarium

3:00 – 3:50 pm | 1 CE hr

Antimicrobial Resistance & Closing Remarks

Types of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria in Veterinary Samples

Susan Sanchez, MSC, PHD, CBIOL, FSB
University of Georgia

Pricing & Discounts

UGA students enrolled in an undergraduate, veterinary, or DVM/PhD dual degree program receive a discounted rate! Contact our office for more info.

GVMA Members may attend LEAP CE portion at no cost, just click any of the registration buttons below.

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