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Increasing sophistication of veterinary practitioners, combined with deeper human-animal bonds, means hyperadrenocorticism is being diagnosed earlier than ever before. As such, historical tenets of diagnosis and management are increasingly inapplicable. In this session, we will take a deep dive into newer literature to revamp diagnostic algorithms and generate rational strategies for treatment and therapeutic monitoring.
Webinar Series Registration: Once you have registered and upon payment, you will receive the link to access the on-demand recording for a period of 8 weeks. The registration fee includes extensive electronic course notes. 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. After having taken and passed a multiple-choice question quiz, an additional certificate can be provided which confirms that the quiz was successfully completed. This certificate may then be used to request accreditation points from your local governing body / Veterinary Medical Association.
American Specialist in Internal Medicine
Dr. Whittemore graduated from the University of California, Davis College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000. After two years in small animal general practice, she completed her residency in Internal Medicine and a PhD in Clinical Sciences at Colorado State University. Her dissertation focused on evaluation of laboratory markers of systemic disease in dogs and cats. She joined the faculty of the University of Tennessee in 2007 and enjoys balancing the demands of individual case management, teaching, and clinical research. Dr. Whittemore is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine, where she also serves as the Minimally-Invasive Procedures service chief and the Acree Research Chair of Medicine.
Dr. Whittemore’s major research focus is on identification and amelioration of adverse effects of exogenous therapies on the gastrointestinal tract. Current work in this area is focused on adverse effects of antiplatelet, immunosuppressive and antibiotic therapies on the gastrointestinal tract and pancreas of dogs and cats. Secondary active areas of research include development and validation of veterinary simulators to minimize live animal use for veterinary training, for which she holds a patent, and development and validation of minimally-invasive interventional techniques to decrease patient morbidity and improve patient outcome.
Dr. Whittemore spends her free time building houses as a team leader for Habitat for Humanity, backpacking in the Smokies, and swing dancing.Full details