Doreen Houston, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate A.C.V.I.M. (Internal Medicine). Doreen graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in 1980, and after 4 years in private practice, returned to OVC to complete an Internship, Residency and DVSc in Internal Medicine. She became a board certified Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in 1991. Her career that followed included time in academia at both OVC and the Western College of Veterinary Medicine in Saskatoon, as well as time in industry with Medi-Cal and Royal Canin. Doreen officially retired from Royal Canin in 2011 and registered her own business, Doreen Houston Consulting. She continues to do be active in giving back to the profession she loves and currently Chairs OVC Pet Trust, is a member of the OVMA Small Animal Issues Committee, sits on a graduate student committee at OVC and peer reviews for a number of international journals. Throughout her career, Doreen has authored multiple published papers, several book chapters, and a textbook and held positions on numerous committees. She received of a number of academic teaching awards and was the proud recipient of the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association’s Outstanding Veterinarian of the Year award in 2011 and the OVC Alumni Association Volunteer Award in 2019.
“An Update on Select Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract …… Things are Forever Changing!”
6:00-6:15| Meet & Greet Reception
6:15 – 8:00 | Dinner and lecture: “An Update on Select Disorders of the Gastrointestinal Tract” by Dr. Doreen Houston
8:00- 8:30 | Ygia and the Microbiome with Heather Parsons
Thanks to the generosity of MicroSinntesis YGIA, this dinner talk will be free to QDVA members, non-members and staff. 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, January 10th, 2020. 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.
To register, fill out the form below or RSVP to Dr. Jinni Demine at firstname.lastname@example.org or Whitney Johnstone at: email@example.com.