|Venue:||On-Demand Panel Discussion|
|Contact Hours:||3 Hours|
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PANEL DISCUSSION DESCRIPTION
Panelists:Brian Gilger DVM, MS, DACVO, DABT, FARVO – North Carolina State University, USA
Dennis Brooks DVM, PhD, DACVO – Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology, USA
Brian Patterson BVM&S, CertVOphthal, MRCVS – Consultant, UK
Moderator:Andy Matthews BVM&S, PhD, DECEIM, HonMemberACVO, FRCVS – Consultant, UK
The panel will be opened by a brief introduction to clinically important aspects of corneal immunopathology relating to ulcerative and non ulcerative corneal disease.
This will be followed by a structured panel discussion on the practical challenges arising with diagnosis and clinical management of corneal disease in the horse. This will include consideration of some of the more controversial topics currently under debate, and discussion of individual cases submitted by participating veterinarians.
Panel Discussion Registration Process: Once you have registered and upon payment, you will receive the link to access the on-demand recording for a period of 8 weeks. If you wish to receive a Certificate of Attendance after having viewed the webinar, please get in touch with us and we will send it you electronically.
European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
Andy graduated with Distinction from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies at the University of Edinburgh in 1976. Following completion of a Research Studentship and a subsequent two year period as a Lecture in Veterinary Surgery at the University of Edinburgh he was awarded a PhD in equine immunology and protein genetics. After a period spent in Equine Practice in Warwickshire he returned to Scotland to take up a Partnership with the McKenzie, Bryson and Marshall in Ayrshire. Now retired from practice Andy is based in Angus, Scotland and is focusing on referral eye cases and teaching. His primary and long term clinical interest is in Equine Ophthalmology, in particular ocular immunobiology. Andy has co-authored several textbooks on the subject in addition to having been sole or senior author of over 30 peer reviewed papers, and in 1991 was awarded the BEVA Richard Hartley Clinical Prize for published work. He was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1994, and in 2004 became a Diplomate of the European College of Equine Internal Medicine. In 2011 he became one of only two individuals to be awarded honorary Membership of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. In 2012-2014 he was President of the International Equine Ophthalmology Consortium (IEOC). Andy is an honorary faculty member of both the University of Edinburgh and University of Glasgow Veterinary Schools, and has lectured regularly both in the UK and internationally.Full details
American Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Brian is a native of Akron, Ohio, USA and received his veterinary degree from The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. After a 1-year internship at The Animal Medical Center in New York City and a 3-year ophthalmology residency at Auburn University in Alabama, he returned to The Ohio State University as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology in 1992. In October of 1995, Brian joined the faculty at North Carolina State University as an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and is now a Professor of Ophthalmology and head of clinical ophthalmology at NC State University. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists and a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology. Brian is the immediate past president of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists. His clinical interests include treatment of equine recurrent uveitis, corneal disease, and intraocular surgery. Brian's main research interest is ocular immunology, imaging, and drug delivery. He is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed publications, 30 book chapters, and 3 books, including two editions of 'Equine Ophthalmology'. He is also the co-founder of the International Equine Ophthalmology Consortium and serves as a member of its governing board.Full details
American Specialist in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Dennis E. Brooks passed the certifying examination of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 1984. Dr Brooks received a PhD in 1987 from the University Of Florida College Of Medicine. Dr Brooks has been a scientist and clinician in academia and is a Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmology. He was the President of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists from 1997-1998. Dr Brooks has written over 170 academic scientific publications, 76 book chapters, received $2.3 million in research grants, and has given over 300 lectures both nationally and internationally in comparative ophthalmology. His book, Equine Ophthalmology, was published in 2002 and again in 2008. A book Small Animal Ophthalmology was published in 2011. He received the British Equine Veterinary Association’s Sir Frederick Smith Memorial Lecture and Medal Recipient in 2007, and received the Frank J. Milne State of the Art Award of the American Association of Equine Practitioners in 2010. Dr Brooks has extensive experience in amnion grafting, corneal transplantation and cataract surgeries of the horse.Full details
Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Brians undergraduate training took place at the Royal Dick School of Veterinary Studies. Following a short period in general practice Brian undertook a two year internship at Liphook Equine Hospital followed by two years as an ambulatory equine clinician at the Arundel Equine Hospital. Brian returned to Glasgow University to undertake a three year residency in equine medicine and surgery with particular reference to ophthalmology. During this period Brian attained the RCVS certificate in ophthalmology. Brian is one of only a handful of clinicians in the UK who practices as a full time veterinary ophthalmologist.
RCVS Advanced Practitioner in Veterinary Ophthalmology
Brian graduated from Edinburgh University in 1996. After completing a two year hospital internship at the Liphook equine hospital, he took up a 3 year residency at the Weipers Centre, University of Glasgow, and whilst there was awarded the RCVS certificate in ophthalmology in 2002.
For the last eight years he has worked as a veterinary ophthalmologist in the south west of England.
As a full time veterinary ophthalmologist, Brian has been involved in teaching ophthalmology at the University of Bristol (2010-2012) and has lectured both nationally and internationally.Full details