Clinicians’ Courses: Free Webinar Series
Monday, April 12, 2021
Media Contact: Derinda Blakeney, APR | OSU College of Veterinary Medicine | 405-744-6740 | email@example.com
Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine announces a new, free online continuing education webinar series for veterinary professionals. Clinicians from the college’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital will provide education and guidance on managing cases from their respective specialty.
Preregistration is required. All three sessions will be a Zoom webinar offered at no charge. One credit of CE per session will be available for those who attend.
- Critical Care in Small Animal Medicine, April 29, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. CST with Andreza Conti-Patara, DVM, MS, MBA, PhD
- Equine Infectious Disease Updates, May 13, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. CST with Lyndi Gilliam, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM
- Backyard Poultry, May 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. CST with Joao Lemos Brandao, LMV, MS, DECZM (Avian)
If you have any questions, contact Christine Nichols, firstname.lastname@example.org or call 405-744-7672.
Andreza Conti-Patara, DVM, MSc, PhD, is an associate professor of small animal emergency and critical care in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She earned her DVM degree from Sao Paulo State University, Botucatu, SP, Brazil, and a master’s degree and Ph.D. from the University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil. In 2019, Conti-Patara completed a residency in small animal emergency and critical care at Washington State University. She has worked with critically ill patients since 2006 when she founded Vet Support, an emergency and critical care clinic in Brazil. Conti-Patara’s research interests include sepsis, trauma, electrolytes disorders and analgesia in critically ill patients.
Lyndi Gilliam, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, is an associate professor of equine internal medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She earned her BS and DVM degrees from OSU. Gilliam worked in a mixed animal practice in Dalhart, Texas, for two years before returning to OSU for her residency and Ph.D. She completed her residency and became board-certified in large animal internal medicine in 2006. In 2012, Gilliam completed a Ph.D. in Veterinary Biomedical Sciences studying the effects of rattlesnake venom on the horse’s heart. Her current research includes envenomation and methods to treat it, equine herpes virus, Corynebacterium pseudo tb/Pigeon Fever and analgesic protocols for chronic pain in the horse.
Joao Brandao, LMV, MS, DECZ (Avian), is an associate professor of zoological medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He earned his veterinary degree from the University of Tras-os-Montes e Alto Dourvo in Vila Real, Portugal. Brandao completed exotic animal medicine and zoological medicine internships at the Great Western Referrals (Swindon, UK), Tufts University (North Grafton, MA), and the University of Georgia (Athens, GA). He completed a three-year zoological medicine residency and MS degree in Veterinary Clinical Sciences at the Louisiana State University. Brandao became a diplomate of the European College of Zoological Medicine (Avian) in 2018.