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Attention AAFV Members!

 

GRAND ROUNDS TOMORROW, MAY 7

The next Grand Rounds will be on May 7 at 4pm Eastern.
This is offered as a benefit to AAFV members.
For further information please email cindy@fishvets.org

 

Speaker: Dr. Katharine “Ono” Onofrynton

Title: The Chum Fry Mystery: Swirls and Sapros 

Ono is a recent grad of Oregon State University. She started her career as Program Veterinarian at the Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission based in Olympia, WA. Ono works mainly with a variety of Pacific salmon species.

 

Speaker: Dr. Ashley Emanuele

Title: Spinal Trauma Following Copper Treatment in a Reticulated Puffer Fish (Arothon reticularis)

Dr. Ashley Emanuele graduated from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015 and gained her CertAqV in 2017.  After five years in clinical exotics-exclusive practice, she is opening Oak City Aquatics Mobile Veterinary Service in June.  Dr. Emanuele loves mentoring students and fellow veterinarians in the weirdness of aquatic animal medicine.  Her areas of clinical interest within aquatic medicine are analgesia and welfare, ophthalmology, nutrition, and invertebrate medicine.

 

Speaker: Dr. Thomas Waltzek

Title: Description of an Iridophoroma in a Central American Cichlid 

Thomas B. Waltzek studied marine biology at Florida State University graduating with a BS in 1998. He then came to the University of California at Davis where he studied the functional anatomy and ecology of cichlid fishes receiving a MS in 2002. Thomas then studied veterinary medicine at UC Davis focusing on fish health and received a DVM. in 2009. Thomas finished his PhD dissertation on the evolution and ecology of viral diseases of aquatic vertebrates in 2010. In 2011, he joined the University of Florida as a Postdoctoral Research Associate to begin the surveillance and characterization of emerging aquatic animal pathogens. He accepted the position of Assistant Professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Florida in 2012. In 2018, he earned the rank of Associate Professor at UF. His lab is currently studying emerging pathogens impacting both aquatic wildlife and aquatic animal industries.

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UPCOMING VIN COURSE
Dr. Kebus is offering a 4-week VIN CE Fish Farm course, starting on May 13.
Cost is $92 for VIN members, $169 for non-VIN members
If you are an AAFV member, please email cindy@fishvets.org for discount information

Enrollment closes on May 13 or when the maximum registrants is reached.

Here is the link to the course information/enrollment page https://www.vin.com/ce/EXOT212-0521.htm 


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Applications for the 2021 AAFV Student Scholarship Program are now open!

For more information, please click on the Student Resource tab

 
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American Association of
Fish
Veterinarians 
  2021 Virtual Conference
 

The AAFV Board and Conference Committee will once more be offering a two-day online conference. Sessions will be live on October 21 & 22.  We are reaching out to both veterinarians and veterinary students to consider submitting abstracts for presentations.    

In an effort to increase the diversity of talks that range the breadth of fish medicine, we are soliciting speakers from all clinically relevant topics to the fish veterinarian including, but not limited to: Clinical Pathology; Radiology; Surgery, Anesthesia & Analgesia; Diagnostics & Therapeutics; Economics; Ornamental/Pet Fish; Aquaculture; Public Aquaria; Unique Cases; etc.

We welcome your submission for any of these focus areas, or any other topics you feel would be of great interest for fish veterinarians.

Call for Abstracts

Presentation Agreement

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Radiographs courtesy of Dr. Shane Boylan, South Carolina Aquarium

 

 

 

 


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