Partnering for Large Animal Health Education Series

Date: 08/02/2014 (Runs through 08/02/2014)
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location:LSU School of Veterinary Medicine
Type: Seminar

Please join us on August 2, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., when the LSU SVM Veterinary Teaching Hospital equine and farm animal faculty will host a seminar series (providing 4 hours of continuing education) for veterinarians interested in learning about the latest technology and treatments in large animal medicine. 



Thanks to a generous donation from Boehringer-Ingelheim, there is no registration fee to attend these seminars and proceedings, refreshments and lunch will be provided. However, registration is required. If you register but later find you are unable to attend, please contact Paula Jones at or 225-578-9525.






Dr. Tami Gillon

Surgical Management of Lower Tarsal Joint Arthritis

Dr. Charles McCauley  - Clinical Assistant Professor – Equine Surgery – DACVS


Dr. Daria Digiovanni

The Use of Tildren in Horses

Dr. Colin Mitchell –  Clinical Associate Professor – Equine Surgery – DACVS


Dr. Daria Digiovanni

Review of State/Federal Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE) surveillance program

Dr. Jonathan Roberts – State VMO


Dr. Tami Gillon

Current Thoughts in Bovine Estrus Synchronization

Dr. Jacques Fuselier – Clinical Associate Professor Farm Animal Medicine – DACVT, DABVP (Food Animal)


Dr. Frank Andrews

What’s New in Equine Flu?

Dr. Rob Keene - Field Equine Technical Manager,

Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica


Dr. Katja Shell

Acupuncture and Complementary Medicine

Dr. Rebecca McConnico – Professor of Equine Medicine, DACVIM



Break – Refreshments  (in 3rd yr. classroom)


Dr. Katja Shell

What's New In Treating the Itchy Horse?

Dr. Susan Eades – Professor Equine Medicine, DACVIM


Dr. Katja Shell

What’s new in Equine Endocrinology?

Dr. Ann Chapman – Clinical Assistant Professor – DACVIM



Dr. Katja Shell

Keeping Current in Equine Theriogenology

Dr. Carlos Pinto  – Associate Professor – DACT

Dr. Dave Beehan – Clinical Instructor - DACT





Drs. Frank Andrews (MC)

Lunch Provided by Boehringer-Ingelheim – Room 1212C

Speakers- (~40 min. program)

1) Dean Peter Haynes – Welcome (2 min)

2) Dr. Paccamonti – Welcome (2 min)

3) Dr. Frank Andrews (MC) – (10 min – update on gastric ulcer research)

4) Greetings/acknowledgements BIVI - Dr. Rob Keene (2 min)

5) LADDL Services - Dr. Dan Paulsen, Dr. Alma Roy, Dr. F. Del Piero (15 min total)

6) Introductions – House officers, VTH Technicians, new faculty (Pinto) – (10 min)


Dr. Paulsen/Roy


Dr. Mirza and Faculty

Tours of LADDL and/or VTH beginning at the radiology/bone scan north side breezeway

Tour guides - Dr. Mustajab Mirza, Dr. Paulsen, Dr. Roy and additional faculty or techs as needed.  (include hospital and LADDL building)





You can download the brochure and mail your registration form to


Continuing Education

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine

Baton Rouge, LA 70803


or fax it to 225-578-9916.



Or you can click here and register online.


Please contact Paula Jones at or 225-578-9825 if you have questions about registration.



Continuing Education Credit


Four hours of continuing education credit or 0.4 CEU credits (one hour equals 0.1 CE unit) will be earned for this course. Forms will be provided for participants to certify the credit hours earned.





Room rate of $99 available at the Hotel Indigo in downtown Baton Rouge. Code is EHSP.