|Venue:||On-Demand Panel Discussion|
|Contact Hours:||3 Hours|
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PANEL DISCUSSION DESCRIPTION
Panelists:Hans Castelijns DVM – Farrier Consultant, Italy
Andrew Parks MA, VetMB, DACVS, MRCVS – University of Georgia, USA
Andrew Van Eps BVSc, PhD, MACVSc, DACVIM – University of Pennsylvania, USA
Moderator:Edd Knowles MA, VetMB, MvetMed, DECEIM, MRCVS – Bell Equine Hospital, UK
Laminitis is an age-old problem. Despite great recent advances, even the most experienced clinicians, researchers and horse owners still struggle to get to grips with this brutal condition. This international, multi-disciplinary panel brings together experts in farriery/podiatry, equine internal medicine and surgery and laminitis research. The interactive discussion will focus on practical approaches to prevention of laminitis and the management of acute and chronic cases with plenty of opportunities for the audience to ask questions and share their thoughts. The discussion will integrate physical management of the foot with the medical management of the patient and will include but not be limited to:
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 to you electronically.
American Specialist in Equine Surgery
Dr. Parks received his Vet MB from the University of Cambridge in 1981. Dr. Parks is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and received his certificate in Veterinary Radiology from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1982. He currently serves as Professor of large animal surgery at the University of Georgia. Dr. Parks has made over 160 professional presentations and has peer reviewed and authored articles and book chapters. His clinical interests are large animal surgery lameness and diseases of the foot.Full details
RCVS & European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine
Edd graduated from Cambridge University in 2005. He worked in small animal practice at the PDSA for 18 months before joining BEVC as an intern in January 2007. After completing his internship he stayed at Bell Equine as an ambulatory vet primarily covering the North West area of the practice for a further 2-3 years. In 2010 Edd undertook a 3 year specialist training program in Equine Internal Medicine in collaboration with the Royal Veterinary College and became a European Specialist in Equine Internal Medicine. Edd has strong interests in clinical research. He is currently undertaking a part time PhD in equine laminitis whilst continuing to work both in the hospital and as an ambulatory vet at Bell Equine.Full details
American Specialist in Veterinary Internal Medicine
Andrew graduated from the University of Queensland School of Veterinary Science in Australia, His PhD studies focused on the effects of therapeutic hypothermia on the development of laminitis. After completing a large animal medicine residency at New Bolton Center, and seven years at the University of Queensland as a faculty member and clinician, Andrew again returned to New Bolton Center in 2017 to focus on laminitis research as the Dean W. Richardson Endowed Chair of Equine Disease Research. Andrew's research goal is to identify the key mechanisms that lead to different forms of laminitis in order to develop clinically applicable strategies for prevention.Full details
Hans Castelijns lives in Tuscany - Italy and works as a farrier and veterinarian in different fields of equine podiatry which includes thoroughbreds, standardbreds, Arabians, foals and yearlings at breeding farms, showjumpers, reining horses, and trotters.
His fields of major interest are: