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Kansas State University

Faculty

 

William D. Fortney

 

 

 

 

William D. Fortney
BA, 1970 University of Missouri
DVM, 1974 University of Missouri
Internship, 1975 Purdue University
Internal Medicine Residency, 1976-1978 Purdue University
Director for Small Animal Outreach, KSVDL
Assistant Professor
785.532-4605
wfortney@vet.k-state.edu










Service

Providing KSVDL small animal outreach, diagnostic consultation services, and engagement with the veterinary stakeholders in Kansas and surrounding states. These activities provide practical, scientifically-based information to through a variety of formal and informal connections while building KSVDL relationships within the veterinary community. Small animal areas of interest include: infectious diseases, geriatrics, pediatrics, dermatology, and population medicine.  

Research

My research interests involve immunologic and pathologic aspects of small animal infectious respiratory diseases.

Awards and Honors

Program Coordinator for the Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 2006 - present
President of the Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 2007
 Board of Directors, Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, NV. 2001-2008
President of the Kansas Veterinary Medical Association, Topeka, KS. 1997
Kansas “Veterinarian of the Year”, 1995
Kansas Veterinary Medical Association “Distinguished Service Award”, 1993

Books and Book chapters

W. Fortney. (guest editor) Geriatric Edition, the Veterinary Clinics of North America, W. B. Saunders, 2012

W. Fortney. (guest editor) Geriatric Edition, The Veterinary Clinics of North America, W. B. Saunders, 2005

W. Fortney. The Aging Process, In: Geriatrics and Gerontology of the Dog and Cat; 2nd Ed., R. Goldston, J. Hoskins, W. B. Saunders, 2003

W. Fortney. Establishing a Geriatric Health Care Program, In: Geriatrics and Gerontology of the Dog and Cat; 2nd Ed., R. Goldston, J. Hoskins, W. B. Saunders, 2003

Recent Presentations

Geriatrics and Pediatrics; CVC west, San Diego, CA.  Oct, 2011

Geriatrics; Colorado VMA, Keystone, CO. Sept, 2011

Geriatrics and Pediatrics; CVC Central, Kansas City, MO. Aug, 2011

Geriatrics and Pediatrics; AVAM Annual Convention, St Louis, MO. July, 2011

Geriatrics and Pediatrics; CVC East, Washington, DC. May, 2011

Geriatrics; Greater Baltimore VMA, Baltimore, MD. April, 2011

Geriatrics: Mississippi VMA, Starkville, MS. Mar, 2011

Geriatrics; Montana VMA, Bozeman, MT. Jan, 2011

Geriatrics; AVMA Annual Convention, Atlanta, GA. July, 2010

The Physiology of Aging; Purina Gerontology Summit, Clearwater, FL. June, 2010

Pediatrics; Western Veterinary Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Feb, 2010

Geriatrics and Pediatrics; Barbados Veterinary Winter Meeting, Barbados. Feb , 2011