Dr. Olivia Schroeder Speaks About Metabolic Disease in Horses
Wednesday, January 02, 2013
The free lecture is part of Penn Vet’s First Tuesday Lecture Series Tuesday, January 8, 6:30-7:30 PM
[December 13, 2012; Kennett Square, PA] –On Tuesday, January 8, New Bolton Center will present Easy Keepers: Metabolic Disease in Horses. The lecture is part of the First Tuesdays Lecture Series at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, PA. The series offers the public open lectures on equine topics, at no charge, the first Tuesday of each month.
The January 8 lecture will be a presented in New Bolton Center’s Alumni Hall by Olivia Schroeder, VMD, DAVBP and a member of the Boucher Field Service at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center. Dr. Schroeder will address common metabolic diseases in horses including Equine Metabolic Syndrome and Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (PPID or Equine Cushing’s Disease). The talk will focus on diagnosis and management of these diseases.
The First Tuesday Lecture Series offers faculty and clinicians at New Bolton Center an opportunity to share current information on topics of interest and relevance to horse owners and caregivers throughout the region. Upcoming lecture topics include eye cancer in horses (February), neurologic horses (March) and drug research and testing (April).
For a complete list of scheduled lectures visit http://www.vet.upenn.edu/FirstTuesdays.
Though the lectures are free, seating is limited. Please RSVP to email@example.com.
Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world's premier veterinary schools. Founded in 1884, the School was built on the concept of Many Species, One Medicine. The birthplace of veterinary specialties, the School serves a distinctly diverse array of animal patients, from pets to horses to farm animals at our two campuses. In Philadelphia, on Penn's campus, are the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital for companion animals, as well as classrooms, laboratories and the School's administrative offices. The large-animal facility, New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, Pa., encompasses hospital facilities for the care of horses and food animals as well as diagnostic laboratories serving the agriculture industry. The School has successfully integrated scholarship and scientific discovery with all aspects of veterinary medical education.
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