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2021 ISVMA Virtual Convention Proceedings


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Friday, Nov. 12, 2021


Track: Small Animal A

Annette Litster, BVSc, PhD, FANZCVS

Track: Small Animal B

Alycen Lundberg, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)


Track: Large Animal

James Lowe, DVM, MS, DABVP

  • The Short- and Long-Term Impact of Unpredictable Events of Livestock Production and Producers
  • How Saying “I Know” Gets us into Trouble Managing Disease
  • Technology on the Farm: From NGS to MI, How Technology is Changing the Way we Practice

Sarah Wagner, DVM, PhD, DACVCP


Track: Technician

Stephen Cital, RVT, SRA, RLAT, VCC, CVPP, VTS-LAM (Res Anesthesia)


Track: Special Interest A

Kelley Detweiler & Andy Eiseman

Todd Fach

Nate Leduc

  • Client Communication & Online Pharmacy as Keys to Your Relationships


Track: Practice Management

David Bennett, MBA

Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021

Proceedings have not been submitted for sessions that are not listed or that do not have links.

Small Animal A

Alberto Martin Cordero, DVM, DLACVD

  • Food Hypersensitivities: Myth and Realities

Sandra Gilmore,DVM

  • Veterinary Support to African Swine Fever Preparedness in Illinois

Catherine Ruggiero, DVM, MS, DACVN

  • Selecting the Best Urinary Food

Tiffany Barraza, CVT VTS (Nutrition)

  • Back to Basics: Nutrition Edition

John Lewis, VMD, FAVD, DAVDC

  • Common and Uncommon Oral Disease in Dogs and Cats

Michelle Gundlach, DVM


Small Animal B

Jay Tischendorf, DVM


Large Animal

Bridgette Peal, DVM DACVS

Frank Andrews, DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)



Courtney Waxman, MS, CVT, RVT, VTS (ECC)


Special Interest A

Annora Gaerig, DVM, MPH, DACVO

Tara Czepiel, DVM, DACVO

 Neal Wasserman, DVM, DACVO


Practice Management

Karlene Belyea, MBA

Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021

Proceedings have not been submitted for sessions not listed or without links.


Allen L. Cannedy, DVM



Small Animal A

Clara Moran, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA


Hadley Gleason, VMD, MS, DACVS-SA


Small Animal B

Greg Lisciandro, DVM, DABVP, DACVECC


Large Animal

Michael Schlagel, PhD, DACAS

Patrick Biggs, PhD

Margaret Masterson, DVM, MS, DACVPM



Adrienne Abel, CVT

  • Ticks: Nasty Little Blood Suckers

Garnetta Santiago, MA, LVT

Kerry Nixon, CVT, LAT

Adrienne Kruzer, BS, RVT, LVT, FFCP


Special Interest A

Steve Mehler, DVM, DACVS

Alicia Wade, MA, CAE

Maureen Mulhall,and Matt Mahoney

  • Legislation and Veterinary Professionals – You Can Make a Difference!


Practice Management

Caitlin DeWilde, DVM