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

Brian G. Forrester

MD, MPH, FACPM, FACOEM

Occupational Medicine Director,
Piedmont Athens Regional

Julie Gabel

DVM, MPH

State Public Health Veterinarian,
Georgia Department of Public Health

Sonia M. Hernandez

BA, DVM, PhD, DACZM

Associate Professor of Wildlife Disease,
University of Geogria

Deputy District Attorney,
Fulton County District Attorney’s Office

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

Welcome

Welcoming Remarks with the UGA Dean of Veterinary Medicine

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

Opioids

Initiatives to Combat the Opiate Problem

Keith Lamar
Fulton County District Attorney’s Office

Opioids

Environmental Contamination with Opiates

Speaker Name TBD
Company

Opioid Crisis & Veterinarians

Storage, Uses & Disposal of Opiates

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

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

Environmental Exposure

Salmonella in Reptiles & Avian Species

Sonia Hernandez, DVM, PhD, DACZM
University of Georgia

Environmental/ Occupational Health & Zoonoses

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

Brian Forrester, MD, MPH, FACPM, FACOEM
Piedmont Athens Regional

Environmental/ Occupational Health

Exotic Long-horned Tick & Baylisascaris

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

Environmental Health

Marine Species & Their Exposure to Environmental Contaminants

Erin K. Lipp, PhD
University of Georgia

Friday – Feb. 1, 2019

Food Borne Illness

Food Borne Outbreaks in Georgia

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

Occupational Health

Psittacosis Outbreak in Poultry Workers

Skylar Brennan
Georgia Department of Public Health

Antimicrobial Resistance

Antimicrobial Resistance in Poultry

Catherine Logue
University of Georgia

Antimicrobial Resistance

Antibiotic Practices in Companion Animal Medicine

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

Antimicrobial Resistance

One Health & Marine Life: Sentinel Animals

Greg Bossart, VMD, PhD
Georgia Aquarium

Antimicrobial Resistance & Closing Remarks

Types of Antimicrobial Resistant Bacteria in Veterinary Samples

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

Pricing & Discounts

Students receive a discounted rate! Contact our office for more info.

  • 2-Day Rate

  • $225/Person
    • Rate increases to $250 after January 17th

  • 1-Day Rate

  • $125/Person
    • Rate increases to $150 after January 17th

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