An invitation to Veterinary Medical Practitioners, Technicians and Students to attend the . . .
Sunday, February 22, 2009
Date and Time
Sunday, February 22, 2009
8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Conference Contact Hours
6 clock hours
This conference will provide information on current controversies and the most recent developments in thyroid and adrenal diseases and diabetes. Clinical cases will be presented to illustrate the approach to complex endocrine problems.
Frick Auditorium, Mosier Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine,
1800 Denison, Manhattan, KS
Frick Auditorium is located on the second floor of Mosier Hall.
Enter at the Emergency Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
|8:00 am||Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Ralph Richardson, Dean, K-State CVM
Dr. Ken Harkin, Associate Professor/Section Head,
Small Animal Internal Medicine, and
Hypothyroidism Reality Check
Feline Insulin Therapy
|11:45 am||Lunch (included with registration)|
Feline Hyperthyroidism 2009
Endocrine Nightmare Case Number 1
Endocrine Nightmare Case Number 2
Questions and Answers
Evaluation and Adjourn
Thomas K. Graves, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Associate Professor, Section Head of Small Animal Medicine, and Assistant Department Head for Curriculum and Instruction University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr.Graves received the DVM degree from Cornell University in 1991, and completed an internship at The Ohio State University followed by a small animal internal medicine residency at Michigan State University. A diplomate of ACVIM (small animal internal medicine), he also holds MS and PhD degrees in pharmacology from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Dr. Graves has worked as a feline practitioner in Rochester, New York, and is now Associate Professor and Section Head of Small Animal Medicine at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. He also serves as Assistant Department Head for Curriculum and Instruction. He is the recipient of the Carl J. Norden- Pfizer Distinguished Teacher Award, and the Kruger Award for Teaching Excellence at the University of Illinois. He has published extensively in the area of small animal endocrinology, and has lectured extensively throughout North America, South America, Asia, and Europe. His research focuses on geriatric medicine and diabetes.
Student Chapter of the American Animal Hospital Association (SCAAHA) is dedicated to providing students with current information on small animal medicine and surgery and practice management topics. In addition to monthly meetings and lectures, multiple wet labs are scheduled during the year to provide handson activities aimed at improving clinical skills. Weekly rounds on internal medicine topics are held in a problem-based learning format, which helps integrate theoretical knowledge from class with practical applications from real hospital cases.
2008/2009 K-State SCAAHA Officers
President: Lindsey Smith
Vice President: Amy Auch
Secretary: Chelsie Burden
Treasurer: Charles Coats
Pets and People: Julia Paul
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ken Harkin
Thank you to the following for their support of this conference.
If you have any questions please contact Marci
Ritter by phone at 785-532-5696 or e-mail at VMCE@vet.kstate.edu, Veterinary Medical Continuing Education at the College
of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University.
If you have questions regarding registration information, call Rebecca at 785-532-5569.
Parking is available on the west side (off Denison Avenue) and on the east side (off Jardine Drive) of the Veterinary Medical Complex. A parking permit is not required for weekend parking. Do not park in the client parking or reserved stalls as you may get ticketed.
A block of rooms has been reserved at both the Clarion Hotel and
the Holiday Inn at the Campus. The block rates and cutoff dates
are listed below. Please refer to the “Vet Med Small Animal
Conference on Endocrinology” when reserving your room.
We advise you to make your room reservations as soon as
possible as rooms are limited in Manhattan and blocks are
reserved on room availability, first-come first-served basis.
Clarion, 530 Richards Drive, 785-539-5311
Rooms: $90 + tax • Cutoff date: February 4, 2009
Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave, 785-539-7531
Rooms: $109.95 + tax • Cutoff date: January 22, 2009
Other motels in Manhattan are listed below.
Best Western, 601 E Poyntz Ave., 785-537-8300
Econo Lodge, 1501 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-539-5391
Fairfield Inn, 300 Colorado St., 785-539-2400
Hampton Inn, 501 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-539-5000
Motel 6, 510 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-1022
Quality Inn, 150 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-770-8000
Super 8 Motel, 200 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-8468
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