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KSVDL Outreach Activites

Previous Activities

  • Dr. Kelli Almes attended the Animal Health Research Symposium at the Central Veterinary Conference in Kansas City, MO, August 30 and 31.
  • Dr. Jamie Henningson completed the continuing education course titled: Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals Online Continuing Education Course. Completed Sept. 7, 2015 offered by the Center of Food Security and Public Health.
  • Dr. Kelli Almes hosted a Brown Mackie Veterinary Technician Intern at KSVDL, Sept. 1-11.
  • Dr. Kelli Almes participated in the Equine Health, Animal Science and Industry laboratory tours on Sept. 10 and 15.
  • Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek participated in Johne’s disease risk assessments on two Kansas cow-calf operations in September.

Upcoming Activities

  • Drs. Chanran Ganta, Gary Anderson, George Kennedy will be talking about Bovine Respiratory Disease at the K-State Stocker Field Day on Sept. 24 in Manhattan, KS.
  • Dr. Bill Fortney and Beth McQuade will be representing KSVDL at the Southwest Veterinary Symposium from Sept. 24-27 in Fort Worth, TX.
  • Jianfa Bai will present, at the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Annual Meeting in October in Providence, RI, a study summary titled:  “Application of ORF5 sequencing in PRRS management” Investigators were Drs. Jianfa Bai, Steven Henry, Elizabeth Poulsen, Lisa Tokach, Megan Potter, Dick Hesse, and Gary Anderson. 
  • Dr. Lalitha Peddireddi will be a scientific abstract reviewer and will also moderate a Bacteriology Scientific session at the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Annual Meeting in October in Providence, RI.
  • Dr. Gregg Hanzlicek will moderate an epidemiology session at the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Annual Meeting in October in Providence, RI.
  • Dr. Jamie Henningson will moderate a pathology session at the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Annual Meeting in October in Providence, RI.
  • Dr. Kelli Almes will be participating in the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians NAHLN Exercises and Drills Working Group, Laboratory Emergency Management Committee in October.
  • Dr. Brian Lubbers will present “Antibiotic Stewardship: From Metrics to Management” at the National Institute of Animal Agriculture Symposium in November in Atlanta, GA.

 

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