Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals (EEDA) online course…

The Emerging and Exotic Diseases of Animals (EEDA) online course will be offered for continuing education (CE) beginning July 25, 2018. The course covers the causes and consequences of foreign animal diseases (FAD), how FAD’s are transmitted and introduced, the entities involved in a response to a FAD outbreak, what to do if a FAD is suspected, how veterinarians can be involved in a FAD response, and effective communication strategies.

For more details and to register, click here.

Call for Abstracts…

Have you recently worked on a project or developed resources related to animal or public health? Would you like to share it with an enthusiastic audience? Coordinators for the 14th Annual Applied Animal and Public Health Research and Extension Symposium are seeking presenters for the upcoming conference. The symposium is sponsored by the American Association of Extension Veterinarians (AAEV) and will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 3:00 – 6:00 pm in Kansas City, MO. This event coincides with the joint 122nd U.S. Animal Health Association (USAHA) Annual Meeting & 61st American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) Annual Meeting, which runs from October 18-24.

Abstracts are due by August 1, 2018.
For more details, click here.

ACZM Exam Prep & Study Course…

What: American College of Zoological Medicine Exam Preparation and Study Course

Where: Saint Augustine, Florida, USA

When: Saturday, August 4th, 2018

Basic Information:
The American College of Zoological Medicine’s Education Committee is proud to sponsor an exam preparation and study course in conjunction with the Wildlife Disease Association and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians Conference.

Registration:
The registration fee for this course if $250 per person for early registration (through July 4th) or $300 per person for registration July 5th through August 4th. If there are not enough registrants by July 16th, the course may be cancelled and payments returned. Course registration and payment should be done separately from WDA/AAWV registration.

Register here.

Click here for credentials information for ACZM board eligibility. 

Interested in Pangolins?

The 2018 International Symposium on Pangolin Care and Conservation will convene experts in Asian and African Species of Pangolin to explore the value of integrative research to save Pangolin species. We welcome individuals who have directly cared for, studied, or are active in pangolin conservation programs. We also welcome experts who are directly involved in pangolin policy at a national, regional, or international level.

The symposium takes place at the Brookfield Zoo just outside of Chicago, IL, from August 22-25, 2018. For more details, visit https://www.czs.org/pangolins.

Two Master’s Degree Opportunities in Utah…

Utah State University is recruiting two master’s degree students to study movement and demographic issues surrounding bighorn sheep pneumonia in the Western United States. The positions are slated to begin in August 2018. Click here for more details…

 

Online Course Announcement: Animal Disease Emergencies…

The Center for Food Security and Public Health (CFSPH) at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine is now offering a web-based course, Animal Disease Emergencies: Understanding the Response. The cost for the course is $100. To find out more and to register, visit http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/ADE-Course/.

Amazing Veterinary Opportunity in Kenya!

The Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute Global Health Program (GHP) and Mpala Research Centre (MRC) are offering an opportunity for a Veterinary Fellow to conduct independent research and participate in ongoing field programs in Kenya, as well as to develop novel projects. This is a full-time, 2-year appointment. The fellow will be based at Mpala Research Centre (MRC) in Laikipia, Kenya. Preferred start date is May 2018. Click here for more details…