Speakers

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Mary Durando

DVM, PhD, Dipl.ACVIM (LAIM)


 United States   

American Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine


Mary received her DVM degree from the University of Georgia before completing a residency in large animal internal medicine at the University of Florida. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal) in 1996. Mary completed doctoral work in Physiology at the Medical University of South Carolina with work in endotoxemia and endotoxin tolerance. After this, she completed two years in a cardiology/ultrasound training program in the Sports Medicine section at the University of Pennsylvania New Bolton Center before taking a position as a Lecturer in Equine Medicine at the University of California, Davis for 3 years. Mary returned to New Bolton Center to work in their treadmill facility for 3 years, before working as an associate clinical professor in Large Animal Medicine at the University of Minnesota. Currently, she is a part owner of Equine Sports Medicine Consultants, an ambulatory consulting practice focusing on sports medicine and imaging, cardiology and internal medicine, in southeastern PA. Mary’s clinical interests include cardiology and respiratory disorders and how dysfunction in these systems affects performance, as well as neonatology and critical care. She has published several scientific manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals, as well as presented numerous abstracts at national and international meetings, and participated in many imaging wet labs at regional and national meetings.