Wednesday, 15th March, 2017 at 6 PM: Dr. Michael D. Willard – Protein Losing Enteropathies and Chronic Small Bowel Diarrhea

Topic: “Protein‐Losing Enteropathies: Hypoalbuminemia does not have to be a death sentence”
“Chronic Small Bowel Diarrheas: IBD is NOT the most common cause”

Speaker:

Mike D. Willard B.Sc., M.Sc., DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences,
Texas A&M University

Veterinary career of Dr. Willard consisted of being a clinician, a clinical researcher and a clinical teacher (both on the clinic floor and the classroom). The scholarship of discovery that he is involved with has primarily focused on clinical gastroenterology including pathology of the gastrointestinal tract. Dr. Willard has so far provided over 3,200 hours of invited post-graduate education (i.e., CE) not including lectures at other universities (including universities outside the US), which has involved substantial travel. His post-graduate teaching has included contributions to veterinary textbooks, of which currently over 140 have been published. Additionally, Dr. Willard has been an Associate editor of the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine for the past 10 years. Dr. Willard is a small animal internist at Texas A&M University with a special emphasis on gastroenterology, endoscopy, pancreatology, and hepatology. Dr. Willard has received several awards for teaching excellence since 1987, among them the 1994 National Norden Award. Dr. Willard is a past Secretary of the specialty of Internal Medicine and a past President of the Comparative Gastroenterology Society. He serves as a reviewer for several veterinary journals.

Thanks to the generosity of Royal Canin this dinner talk will be free to QDVA members and staff. The cost for non-member DVMs and staff is $65 per person.

Attendance is limited to about 70 people. To ensure all members can be accommodated, some registration restrictions apply. Each attending veterinarian can bring two lay staff. Please register by 5 p.m., Friday, 10th March, 2017 . If we still have room after the deadline, an email will be sent out inviting more staff members to attend.

The session will be held as usual at the Belleville Club, starting at 6 p.m. sharp. Doors open at 5:30. p.m.

Registration Closed

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