An invitation to
Veterinary Medical Practitioners, Technicians and Students
to attend the . . .
Bovine Conference On Health And Production
Friday and Saturday
April 20 and 21, 2007
College of Veterinary Medicine Kansas State University and the Student Chapter of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners.
Date and Time
Friday, April 20, 2007
Saturday, April 21, 2007
6:00 – 8:30 pm
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
1.5 Clock Hours – Friday
8 Clock Hours – Saturday
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.
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.
The Student Chapter of the American
Association of Bovine Practitioners at Kansas State University
invites practitioners and students to attend their conference on
bovine medicine. This year we will be working on BVD and
Anaplasmosis, along with a Bovine Lameness and Hoof Care Wetlab.
The student research paper presentations will include cutting
edge information on Agricultural Practice topics.
Friday, April 20
Being a Cow Doctor: Then, Now and Tomorrow - Mark Spire
Summertime Calf- Management -
Saturday April 21
Dr. Ralph Richardson, Dean, K-State
Bovine Lameness and Hoof Care Wet Lab
Identification, diagnosis and
surgical approaches for various digital diseases
and lesions along with the most currently
approved hoof trimming techniques. –
Matt Miesner, David
Anderson and Meredyth Jones
Diagnosis and Treatment of Bovine Anaplasmosis
in Beef Herds –
Diagnosis and Control Options –
Student Research/Case Presentations
– Student Chapter AABP
Questions & Answers,
NOTE: The K-State Wildcats Football Spring
Game is scheduled for Saturday, April 21, 2007 at 6:00 pm.
K-State Conference Speakers
DVM, MS, DACVS
Professor and Section Head, Agricultural Practices
Dr. Anderson received his DVM from North Carolina State
University. He then completed a 1-year internship in medicine
and surgery at the University of Georgia and a 3-year residency
at Kansas State University. Dr. Anderson became a board
certified specialist in surgery (DACVS) in 1995. While at Kansas
State University, he earned a MS degree in Clinical Sciences.
After 11 years at The Ohio State University as Head of Food
Animal Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Anderson returned to K-State in
2006 as Professor and Section Head of Agricultural Practices.
Johann (Hans) Coetzee,
BVSc, Cert CHP, PhD, MRCVS, DACVCP
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences
Dr. Hans Coetzee obtained his BVSc degree from the University of
Pretoria (Onderstepoort), South Africa in 1996 and was admitted
to membership of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (RCVS).
He then spent four years in mixed veterinary practice in
Northern Ireland where he was awarded the Northern Ireland
Veterinarian of the Year Award in 2000. In September 2000, he
obtained a Certificate in Cattle Health and Production from the
RCVS. Dr. Coetzee then joined the Research and Development
department at Norbrook Laboratories Ltd. where he conducted
pharmaceutical trials. In 2002, Dr. Coetzee relocated to the
United States where he was appointed as an adjunct instructor
and later as a veterinarian at Iowa State University. He
obtained his PhD in Veterinary Microbiology from Iowa State
University in August 2005. Dr Coetzee joined the K-State faculty
in September 2005.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Agricultural Practices
Dr. Jones received her DVM from Oklahoma State University in
2002. She entered private practice at the Midway Veterinary
Clinic in Brandenburg, Kentucky for one year. She then completed
a residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine-Emphasis Food
Animal and received an MS degree in Veterinary Biomedical
Sciences at Oklahoma State University in 2006. Dr. Jones joined
the K-State faculty in July of 2006.
DVM, PhD, DACT, DACAN, DACVPM
Professor, Coleman Chair
Dr. Larson received his DVM in 1987 from Kansas State
University. After one year in mixed practice, he returned to
K-State and received his PhD in 1992. He then returned to
private practice for four years. In 1996, Dr. Larson joined the
faculty at the University of Missouri as a veterinary beef
production specialist for University Extension in the College of
Veterinary Medicine. In 2003, Dr. Larson became director of
Veterinary Extension and Continuing Education at the University
of Missouri. Dr. Larson recently joined the K-State faculty in
the spring of 2006 as the Edgar E. and M. Elizabeth Coleman
Chair in Food Animal Production Medicine.
DVM, MS, DACVIM
Clinical Assistant Professor, Agricultural Practices
Dr. Miesner received his DVM from Washington State University in
1999. He then practiced as an associate veterinarian in general
private practice in Pasco, Washington before beginning a
residency in Food Animal Medicine and Surgery at The Ohio State
University. After his residency Dr. Miesner remained there as a
clinical instructor and a year later was appointed as an
assistant professor. While at The Ohio State University, Matt
also received his MS degree. Dr. Miesner joined the K-State
faculty in August of 2006.
Thank you to Schering-Plough and SCAVMA for their
contributions to this conference.
If you have any questions please contact Linda Johnson by phone
at 785-532-5696 or e-mail 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.
A block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn at
the Campus (formerly Ramada Inn) and the Super 8 Motel. The
block rates and cutoff dates are listed below. Please refer to
the “Bovine Conference on Health and Production” when reserving
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.
Holiday Inn at the Campus (formerly Ramada Inn)
17th and Anderson, 785-539-7531
Rooms: $79 + tax • Cutoff date: March 21, 2007
Super 8 Motel, 200 Tuttle Creek
Rooms: $68.99 + tax • Cutoff date: March 20
Other motels in Manhattan are listed below.
Holiday Inn), 530 Richards Drive
Comfort Inn, 150 E.
Poyntz Ave., 785-770-8000
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
Regency Inn, 419 Holiday Drive, 785-537-0630
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