Avian and Exotic Medicine Club

Speaker Bios

2018 Symposium

Alison Daugherty, DVM, ABVP-Avian

Symposium Topics:

Wildlife Rehabilitation - A Series of Case Studies

Careers in Wildlife Panel

Brenna Fitzgerald, DVM

Symposium Topics:

Chicken Parasites - The Ins and Outs

Jackie Gai, DVM

Symposium Topics:

Special Needs of Geriatric Captive Wild Animals

Careers in Animal Wildlife Panel

Jenessa Gjeltema, DVM, DACZM

Symposium Topics:

Careers in Wildlife Panel

See Dr. Gjeltema's Bio

Molly Gleeson, DVM

Symposium Topic:

Reproductive Diseases in the Female Rabbit - More than Uterine Adenocarcinoma

Michelle Hawkins, VMD, DABVP (Avian Practice)

Symposium Topic:

Wildlife for the Private Practitioner - A Wild into the Wild Side

Jill Heatley, MS, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice), DACZM

Symposium Topics: 

Tortoise and Turtle Radiography - What is Hiding inside the Shell

Avian Diagnostic Testing - Beyond the CBC and Chemistry Panel

Avian Bornavirus and Proventricular Dilation Disease: More Than You Think

Shawn Johnson, BS, DVM, MPVM

Symposium Topic: 

Domoic Acid in Marine Mammals along the California Coast

Christoph Mans, DrMedVet, DACZM, DECZM

Symposium Topic:

Sedation in Birds, Reptiles, and Small Mammals - So Easy to Handle

Anesthesia and Pain Management in Chinchillas - The Old and the New

Reptile Drug Therapy - More than Ceftazidime

Dental Disease in Chinchillas - from Diagnostic to Treatment

Brandon Munk, DVM

Symposium Topics: 

Chronic Wasting Disease

Mike Murray, DVM

Symposium Topic:

Aquarium Animal Welfare

See Dr. Murray's Bio

Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS

Symposium Topic:

Fun with Pharmacology - Anesthetic and Analgesic Drugs

Anesthesia - Moving beyond the Induction Chamber

Avian and Reptile Anesthetic Techniques

See Jody Nugent-Deal's Bio

Kristina Palmer, RVT

Symposium Topic: 

The "Tooth" about Dental Disease in Rabbits and Rodents

Nutrition for Exotics

See Kristina Palmer's Bio

Kathryn Phillips, DVM, DACVR

Symposium Topics: 

Koi Radiographs and Ultrasound - Getting Soaking Wet with Fish

Drury Reavill, DVM, DABVP, Certified in Avian Practice, DACVP

Symposium Topic: 

Recognition of Gross Lesions in Birds - What You Don't want to Miss

Nikki Rochin, RVT

Symposium Topic: 

Avian Radiology

Reptile Radiology

Claire Simeone, DVM

Syposium Topic:  

Marine Mammal Medicine/Pinniped Medicine - Therapies to improve Treatment of Corneal Ulcers and Pneumonia in California Sea Lions

Brian Stacy, DVM, DACVP, PhD

Symposium Topic: 

Veterinary Medicine and Sea Turtle Conservation: A Resource Agency Perspective

Careers in Wildlife Panel

Nicole Stacy, DVM, DrMedVet, DACVP

Symposium Topics: 

Clinical Pathology Comparative

Clinical Pathology and Necropsy

Winston Vickers, DVM, MPVM

Symposium Topic: 

Anthropogenic Threats to Mountain Lions in CA

Louden Wright, DVM

Symposium Topic: 

Reptile Analgesia

Ashley Zehnder, DVM, DABVP (Avian Practice)

Symposium Topic: 

Cancer in Wildlife and Exotic Animals: A Comparative Point of View