Many Thanks, to all our presenters for donating their time and expertise!
Dr. Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT CEO and Founder of VETgirl, the #1 online veterinary continuing education service
Dr. Jane Quandt, DVM, DACVAA, DACVECC Tenured Professor at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Lisa Powell, DVM, DACVECC BluePearl Veterinarian, Former Intensive Care Unit Director, and Former Professor at the University of Minnesota Veterinary College of Medicine
Dr. David Brown, MS, PhD (Pharmacology) Professor and Department Chair, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota
Justine Lee, DVM, DACVECC, DABT, CEO and Founder of VETgirl Dr. Justine Lee is a board-certified veterinary specialist in both emergency critical care (DACVECC) and toxicology (DABT). Dr. Lee attended veterinary school at Cornell University and completed her internship at Angell (Boston, MA). She completed her fellowship and residency in emergency and critical care at University of Pennsylvania. Previously, she was on faculty at University of Minnesota (2003-2008) and the head of an animal poison control center (2008-2013). She is the founder and Director of Medicine of VETgirl, a subscription-based podcast and webinar service offering RACE- approved, online veterinary continuing education. More information can be found at www.drjustinelee.com and www.vetgirlontherun.com.
Jane Quandt, DVM, DACVAA, DACVECC Dr. Jane Quandt obtained her DVM from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. Following this, Dr. Quandt was in a small animal practice for one year then decided to pursue an anesthesia residency and board certification. She completed an anesthesia residency and Masters in anesthesia at the University of Minnesota and became board certified in anesthesia in 1993. In order to improve her ability to manage critical cases, Dr. Quandt then completed a second residency in small animal emergency and critical care and became boarded in small animal emergency and critical care in 2007. Dr. Quandt was on faculty at the College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Minnesota and is currently a tenured full professor in comparative anesthesia at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Quandt has had the privilege of being awarded the Cart Norden-Pfizer Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award and the Zoetis Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award.
Lisa Powell, DVM, Diplomate ACVECC Dr. Powell has worked as an ECC clinician at BluePearl since 2016 and recently became the Intern Director. Prior to this, Dr. Powell spent 15 years as an intensive care unit director and professor at the University of Minnesota. A consummate educator and prolific writer, she has held editorial positions with the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and Clinician’s Brief. She has worked with the St. Paul police and fire departments and in 2011 was awarded the Minnesota Public Safety Service Award of Merit for going above and beyond to help save the life of a police K-9 who was stabbed in a robbery attempt. Dr. Powell's clinical interests include treatment of trauma patients, toxicities, and cardiopulmonary disease, especially conditions requiring high flow oxygen therapy or mechanical ventilation.
David Brown, MS, PhD (Pharmacology), Professor and Department Chair, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, University of Minnesota David R. Brown earned MS and PhD degrees in Pharmacology from Emory University and was a NIH-sponsored research fellow at the University of Chicago and University of Michigan Medical Schools. He has been on the College of Veterinary Medicine faculty at the University of Minnesota for 38 years, and currently serves as Professor and Chair of the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences. He teaches core content in pharmacology and toxicology to veterinary and graduate students. His research program, funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, was one of the first to investigate cannabinoid receptors in the gastrointestinal tract.
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