Speaking Engagements – First Half of 2016
All three of us are frequently asked to speak at continuing education conferences for other veterinarians, present our research at scientific meetings, and speak at events for pet owners. Here are some of our more recent speaking engagements.
Dr. Lisa Freeman
Dr. Freeman provided educational lectures to veterinarians at the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association’s conference in Toronto, Canada January 28-30th. Topics for her 6 hours of lecture included unconventional diets, raw meat diet, feeding the senior pet, and owners’ common questions about pet food.
On April 28th, Dr. Freeman gave a webinar for pet owners on optimal nutrition for senior pets.
At the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum in Denver, CO (June 8-11th), Dr. Freeman gave 4 lectures on topics including quality of life in dogs and cats, managing weight loss during chronic disease, and top 10 nutrition tips for cats with heart disease. In addition, results of 5 research projects were presented at the conference.
Dr. Cailin Heinze
Dr. Heinze recently returned from speaking at the CVC East, a national veterinary conference held in Virginia Beach, Virginia May 12-16th. Dr. Heinze gave 7 hours of lecture to technicians and veterinarians on topics including interpreting pet food labels, and feeding pets with kidney disease, diabetes, cancer, and gastrointestinal problems.
She also attended the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Forum in Denver, Colorado, June 8-11th, where she gave a presentation on a research project that she just completed looking at some biomarkers of carbohydrate metabolism in dogs with lymphoma, a common type of cancer.
Dr. Deborah Linder
Dr. Linder was recently an invited international speaker for the annual conference of the Australian Veterinary Association in Adelaide, South Australia, May 20-25th 2016. She spoke to Australian veterinarians about how they can best communicate helpful information to pet owners about nutrition.
Dr. Linder also attended the American College of Veterinary Medicine (ACVIM) Forum in Denver, Colorado, June 8-11th, where she presented her research on pet owner preferences for obesity treatment options at the affiliated meeting of the American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition (AAVN).
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