Our 2021 Speakers & Proceedings

Janine Baker, LVT
Rhinebeck Equine, LLP
“Atypical Neonatal Isoerythrolysis”

Molly Birt, LVT, VTS-EVN
Large Animal Surgery Technologist, The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
“Management of Dystocia in a Belgian Mare”

Megan Born, LVT
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
“A Case of Clostridium botulinum in a Warmblood Foal”

Emily Brooks, Veterinary Assistant
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital
“Vertebral Abscess Presentation in Foals”

Marcia Cantrell, LVT
Certification Coordinator, Big Sky Veterinary Technician Association
2021-22 AAEVT Regional Contact – US Central
“Will Never Happen, They Said: Montana Practice Act & LVT’s”

Michael A. Caruso III, VMD, DACVS-LA
Owner/Veterinarian, Reedsdale Equine Specialists
“Novel Approaches to Equine Joint Health”

Amanda Compton, EDT, LVT, RVT
Licensed Veterinary Technician, MSA Security
2021 AAEVT Vice President

App Product Manager, Equine Internal Medicine and Critical Care Specialist, Equitrace

Laurent Couetil, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (LAIM)
Professor of Large Animal Medicine at The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine
“What every technician should know to help diagnose and manage asthma in horses”

Bruce Dell, DPH MS OBG
Director of Research, Development & Innovation, Covetrus
“Important Considerations in Equine Compounding”

Liberty Getman, DVM, Dipl. ACVS
Surgeon, Tennessee Equine Hospital

William F. Gilsenan, VMD, Dipl. ACVIM (LAIM)
Internal Medicine Specialist, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital
“Field Assessment of the Foal”

Amy Grice, VMD, MBA
President, Amy Grice VMD MBA LLC
“Effective Communication and Difficult Conversations”

Kennedy Hoch, Veterinary Assistant
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
“Enterolith: An Arabian Stallion in Central Kentucky”

Charlotte Lacroix, DVM, JD
Founder and CEO, Veterinary Business Advisors
“Understanding your Brand and Net Worth”

Jane Manfredi, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS-LA, DACVSMR
Professor, Pathobiology and Diagnostic Investigation, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine
“EMS, IR, ID, PPID, OST, TRH Stim – sorting out the equine endocrine alphabet soup”

Richard Markell, DVM, MRCSV, MBA
Consultant, Butterfly iQ
“Technicians Guide to Moving the Needle with Ultrasound”

Natalie McTaggart, RVT
Rose Hill Veterinary Health Center
“Case Report: Strangles Outbreak”

Nicola Pusterla, Dr.Med.Vet., PhD, DipACVIM and AVDC-Equine
Chief Large Animal Medicine Services, UC Davis William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
“Corona Virus in Horses: Any Reason to Panic?”

Jennifer Quammen, DVM, MPH
Former LVT and Co-founder, Veterinarian Coaching
“Telemedicine: Connected Care and the Veterinary Technician”

Christopher Rizzo, LVT, VTS (EVN, LAIM)
Emergency and Critical Care Veterinary Nurse, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
“Large Animal Wound Management”

Craig Roberts, DVM
Veterinary Director, Noltrex®Vet

Nikki Scherrer DVM, DACVO
Assistant Professor of Clinical Large Animal Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
“The Technician Role in Ophthalmology Cases”

Greg Schmid, DVM
Equine Professional Services Veterinarian, Dechra Pharmaceuticals

Maria Schnobrich VMD, Dipl. ACT
Visiting Veterinarian, Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Wellington
“Advanced Reproductive Techniques and the Possibilities”

Lindsey Schoelen, LVMT
Anesthesia/Surgery Tech, Tennessee Equine Hospital
“Anesthesia and The Colic Patient”

Kurt Selberg, MS, DVM, MS DACVR
Partner, Inside Information Radiology

Nathan Slovis, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM, CHT
Director, Hagyard Equine Medical Institute
“Equine Hematology”

Claudia Sonder, DVM
Co-owner, Napa Valley Equine
“Managing the Evacuated Horse in a Wildland Fire Shelter”

Tracy A. Turner, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVS
Owner, Turner Equine Sports Medicine and Surgery
“Equitarian Not Just For Veterinarians”

Kelly Vinyard, MS, PhD
Senior Equine Nutritionist, Purina Animal Nutrition, LLC
“Feeding Senior Horses: The Best Years are Ahead”

Amanda West, LVMT, BS
Ambulatory/Laboratory Veterinary Technician, Tennessee Equine Hospital

Andrea Whittle, LVT
Internal Medicine Technician, Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital
2021 AAEVT President-Elect

Jarred Williams, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS-LA, DACVECC
Assistant Professor, Large Animal Emergency Medicine & Surgery, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
“ER and Critical Care: From the Field to the Hospital”

Olivia Holt Williams, RVT
Nursing Supervisor, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
“Veterinary Nursing: I Am Climbing the Ladder, But I Don’t Know Where it Goes”

Kelly Zeytoonian, DVM, MBA, CERP
Owner, Starwood Equine Veterinarian Services
“Advocating for Technician Utilization: Find Your Place at the Table”