Conference Contact Hours
7.0 Clock Hours
Date and Time
Saturday, November 13, 2004
8:00 am 4:15 pm
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.
The SCAAEP Annual Fall Conference will focus on medical and surgical issues associated with the neonatal and juvenile horses. The medical topics include recent advances in vaccination strategies from late gestation through the first year of life, with particular emphasis on influenza and West Nile virus. In addition, we will focus on advances in the evaluation of the neonate, foal diarrhea, medical colic in the juvenile horse, and gastric ulceration. The surgical topics include wound management, angular/flexural limb deformities, outpatient surgical services, and surgical colic in the juvenile horse. The speakers will be the newly appointed faculty to the Equine Section at Kansas State.
Welcome and Introductions
– Dr. Bonnie Rush
Professor, Equine Internal Medicine
Service Chief, Equine Medicine and Surgery
Associate Dean, Career Development
Foalhood vaccination: influenza - Dr. Craig Barnett
Gestational and foal vaccination: WNV - Dr. Kevin Hankins
Wound management – Dr. Warren Beard
Outpatient surgical procedures – Dr. Warren Beard
Questions and Answers
– Trotter Hall, Room 2
Evaluation of the neonatal foal – Dr. Shane
Differentials for the down neonate – Dr. Laurie Beard
Gastrointestinal diseases of foals – Dr. Laurie Beard
Orthopedic conditions of the growing foal – Dr.
Questions and Answers, Evaluations
KSU CVM Speakers
Carolyn Arnold, DVM
Assistant Professor, Equine Surgery
Dr. Arnold received her DVM from Michigan State University. She then completed an internship at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital and a residency at the University of Pennsylvania. Carolyn joined the KSU faculty in 2003 as an assistant professor in equine surgery. Before coming to KSU, Dr. Arnold was a clinical instructor at the University of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine. Her primary area of research is in equine osteoarthritis and upper airway disease.
DVM, MS, DACVIM
Associate Professor, Equine Internal Medicine
Dr. Laurie Beard received her DVM from Washington State University in 1991. She did an internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and then did a residency and completed her master’s degree at The Ohio State University. Prior to joining Kansas State University, Dr. Beard was an associate professor at The Ohio State University. Her primary interests include endocrinology and geriatric equine medicine.
Warren Beard, DVM, MS, DACVS
Professor, Equine Surgery
Dr. Beard received his BS and DVM degrees from Texas A & M University in 1981 and 1983 respectively. He entered private practice in Dickinson, TX for two years before beginning a residency at The Ohio State University. He completed his surgical residency and received a MS degree in Surgical Sciences in 1988. Following the residency he began a clinical instructorship as the emergency surgeon at The Ohio State University for one year. Dr. Beard remained on faculty as an equine surgeon for 14 more years as an assistant and in 1995 as an associate professor before joining the K-State faculty in 2004. Clinical interests include all equine surgery but with a special emphasis on upper respiratory surgery, head and sinus surgery, and gastrointestinal surgery. His research interests include investigation of surgical treatments for dorsal displacement of the soft palate, endotoxemia, and devising new surgical methods to deal with difficult surgical problems.
Assistant Professor, Equine Field Service
Dr. DeWitt graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College at the University of Prince Edward Island in Charlottetown, PEI, Canada in May of 2000. Upon graduation, he entered private practice in Pennsylvania, performing mainly equine service, but working with all large animal species. In July of 2001, he began an Internal Medicine residency at Tufts’ University in North Grafton, MA. The residency was completed in July of 2004. He has subsequently successfully completed the general and certifying examinations for the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and is completing requirements to achieve Diplomate status. Currently he is an Assistant Professor in Equine Field Service at Kansas State University. His clinical areas of interest include neonatology, critical care and respiratory disease.
If you have any questions please contact Linda Johnson by phone at 785-532-5696 or email at VMCE@vet.k-state.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.
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