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Canine Valley Fever Vaccine Project & Updates - TUCSON 6-27-18
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Canine Valley Fever Vaccine Project & Updates - TUCSON 6-27-18

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When: Wednesday, June 27, 2018
From 6:00 until 8:30 pm
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Radisson Suites Tucson
6555 E Speedway Blvd
Tucson, Arizona  85712
United States
Presenter: Lisa Shubitz, BS DVM
Contact: Carole Williams
602-242-7936


Online registration is available until: 6/27/2018
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Session Details

Discussion Topics:

  • Valley Fever: Causes, Transmission & Current Treatment Options
  • Valley Fever Signs & Symptoms
  • Current Research & Case Studies
  • Vaccine Information

Approved for 2 CE hours by the Arizona Academy of Veterinary Practice (for veterinarians and technicians).

 

 

Presenter

Lisa Shubitz, BS, DVM
Associate Research Professor / University of Arizona
School of Animal Biomedical Sciences

Dr. Lisa Shubitz graduated from Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1991. She practiced full time for 18 months in a general small animal practice in Prescott, Arizona, before returning to biomedical research at the University of Arizona. Dr. Shubitz continued to practice veterinary medicine part-time in Tucson. In 1996, she became involved with Valley Fever research, specifically vaccine development. Dr. Lisa Shubitz is an Associate Research Professor in the School of Animal Biomedical Sciences (formerly Veterinary Science and Microbiology) and with the Valley Fever Center for Excellence at the University of Arizona in Tucson. The research includes vaccines, new antifungal treatments for Valley Fever, and immunology of the disease, with a strong focus on research that will directly benefit people and animals. The research involves both laboratory studies using a murine model of infection and community-based clinical research involving dogs. Dr. Shubitz have been in her current position for 19 years and have been consulting on Valley Fever cases for more than 10 years. Dr. Shubitz has and continues to contribute articles on the Coccidiosis. topic published in veterinary publication and journals. 

 

 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations before 6-13-18 will receive refunds in full. No-shows or cancellations received after 6-13-18 will be charged the full amount.

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