Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association


WVMA Summer Meeting
June 9 - 11, 2024
Cody, WY


REGISTER ONSITE:
Sunday, June 9 from 1:30 - 6 pm
or Monday, June 10 from 7 - 8 am

PROGRAM

WVMA CE offered: Earn up to 15 hours (including 3 credits of controlled substance CE)

View the full program HERE.

  • Registration is open to all veterinarians and veterinary technicians, including non-members! Member pricing is for Wyoming VMA members only.
    • On Sunday, June 9 from 2 - 5 pm, the Wyoming Board of Pharmacy and Drug Enforcement Administration will present 3 hours of controlled substance CE for licensure renewal. Must be registered for the meeting to attend. 

    • Additional CE will be available through the Wyoming Livestock Board's Trichomoniasis Certification (2 credits) on Monday, June 10 at 7:30 pm. 

    • NEW!!!! USDA APHIS will present 2 NVAP accreditation modules Sunday, June 9 at 6 pm. There are no additional fees or pre-registration for this session. 

    • The WVMA is an approved CE provider according to the Wyoming Board of Veterinary Medicine. Out-of-state attendees may want to confirm the WVMA CE is accepted by their licensing board.
    • This program is only available in-person.


      HIGHLIGHTED SPEAKERS -
      View the brochure to read full bios and lecture information.

      SMALL ANIMAL

      Robert L. Bergman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology) - Bridger Vet Specialists - Bozeman, MT

      Dr. Robert (Bob) Bergman will be visiting Montana periodically to see neurology cases and perform neurosurgery at BVS. He graduated from the University of Georgia and completed advanced training in neurology and neurosurgery at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed a Master's Degree at Virginia Tech focusing on neuroscience and cerebrospinal fluid. He is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine as a small animal neurologist.

       

      Lisa Parshley, DVM, PhD, DACVIM - Olympia Vet. Cancer Center - Olympia, WA - Dr Parshley currently works at and co-owns the Olympia Veterinary Cancer Center.  She earned a Ph.D in biochemistry, in 1994, from Oregon Health Sciences University. After finishing a University of Washington post-doctoral fellowship she worked for the Immunex Corporation. She was given the opportunity to work at an animal emergency hospital and developed a real love of veterinary medicine. In 2003 she received a DVM from Colorado State Univ. and a year later completed a small animal internship at Cornell University. After finishing a medical oncology residency at Michigan State University she became a diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (oncology). Dr. Parshley has lots of experience in biomedical research, emergency medicine (her other love), critical care, and palliative medicine.

       

      Jayce Lineberger, DVM, DACVS - Ace Mobile Veterinary Surgery - Windsor, CO

      Dr. Jayce Lineberger was born at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs.  He grew up in Oklahoma and graduated from Oklahoma State University for Veterinary Health Sciences in 1993.  He practiced for five years in a rural mixed-animal practice in Oklahoma before pursuing advanced training in small animal surgery.  Dr. Lineberger completed a rotating small animal internship in Kansas City and a surgical internship in Maryland before returning to Kansas City to complete a small animal surgery residency.  He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2009.  He currently performs a wide variety of orthopedic, and soft tissue surgeries with his mobile surgery practice serving veterinary clinics in northern Colorado & across Wyoming. He is a certified PennHIP provider.


      LARGE ANIMAL SPEAKERS

      Geof Smith, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM - Zoetis - Raleigh, NC

      Dr. Geof Smith received a BS in animal and dairy science from Clemson University in 1994 followed by a DVM from the University of Illinois in 1998.  Following graduation, Geof remained at the University of Illinois for another 4 years while he completed an internship and residency in ruminant internal medicine along with a PhD in physiology.  Dr. Smith joined the faculty at North Carolina State University in 2002 and was a Professor of Ruminant medicine.  In May of 2021, he joined Zoetis as a dairy technical services veterinarian.  He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and his primary clinical and research interests revolve around clinical medicine of cattle with a specific focus on calf health.  He has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts and has edited 2 books on calf health and fluid therapy.


        Ted P. Vlahos DVM, MS, DABVP (Equine) - Yellowstone Equine Hosp.- Cody, WY

        Dr. Ted Vlahos is a 1988 graduate of the Ohio State University and is the owner of Yellowstone Equine Hospital, PC in Cody, WY. Dr. Vlahos has served two terms as Equine Regent on the ABVP Council of Regents, was founder and Chair of the ABVP Ethics Committee, as well as a member of the AAEP Professional Conduct and Ethics Committee. Dr. Vlahos is Chief Medical Officer-Orthopedics of BrightHorse Equine Performance in San Marcos, CA. Dr Vlahos is widely published and is regarded as a pioneer in the development of amputation and prosthesis techniques in the horse. Dr. Vlahos lives in Cody, WY with his wife Cathy, and their very spoiled Labrador Retrievers.

         

        Scott Hancock, DVM - Boehringer-Ingelheim - Sautee Nacoochee, GA

        Dr. Scott Hancock received his DVM degree from Auburn University. He began practicing in rural Amish country in Ohio then moved south near Atlanta, GA where he developed a full service equine surgical/referral and ambulatory practice. Dr. Hancock was recruited by the CDC to serve as attending veterinarian and project officer for a hyperimmunization project to create antibodies against biological warfare threats, which resulted in the first FDA licensed product made from horse plasma for treating people against a deadly neurotoxin. After 23 years of active equine veterinary practice and completion of the CDC mission, Scott decided to pursue science-based medicine and is enjoying his new career at BI working with equine veterinarians and horse owners.


        HOTEL & CONFERENCE LOCATION

        Holiday Inn Cody - At Buffalo Bill Village
        1701 Sheridan Ave
        Cody, WY 82414
        (307) 587-5555

        The Holiday Inn Cody - At Buffalo Bill Village is offering a reduced lodging room rate for the “WVMA Summer Meeting” group of $159/night (plus tax).

        Rate good until May 1st. Rooms offered on a first come first serve basis after this date. Make your reservation early! 

        Call to make your reservation: (307) 587-5555.

        EXHIBITORS - All tables have been reserved! 

        You are invited to join the WVMA in Cody, WY June 9 - 11, 2024. Exhibitors can meet with 80+ veterinarians who attend the annual summer conference. 

         An opening reception and multiple built-in breaks and meals per day allow you to interact with the attendees as meals are served in the same room as the exhibits.

        Register early as space is limited. Registration will remain open until all booths are reserved.


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        EXHIBITORS

        Axiota - Elanco - Zoetis

        Weave - Nutramax Laboratories - Merck

        PSIvet - IDEXX - Universal Imaging Inc. - Diagnostic Imaging Systems

        E. I. Medical Imaging - Hill's Pet Nutrition - Boehringer-Ingelheim





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