Bites and Scratches May Be More Than Skin Deep....The Risk of Zoonotic Disease to Veterinarians and Veterinary Staff

Meeting Date (All Meetings start at 7:30 PM): 
Silene St. Bernard, DVM ACVPM

Please join SBVVMA and Elanco for a topic on Zoonotic diseases in the Veterinary Workplace.

Dr. Silene St. Bernard is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine (ACVPM). She received her B.S. in Zoology (1988) and DVM (1998) degrees from The Ohio State University and completed two years of Masters level studies in biomedical engineering and business at Case Western Reserve University focusing on implantable materials. She has 20 years of experience in companion animal veterinary medicine and has practiced in OH, WA, CA and MO. Dr. St. Bernard designed, built, operated and sold a companion animal veterinary practice in addition to practicing both general and referral emergency medicine. Dr. St. Bernard is currently a Regional Consulting Veterinarian with Elanco Animal Health and was previously in a similar position with Novartis Animal Health. Prior to her work with Novartis, Dr. St. Bernard spent six years with Bayer Animal Health working as a speaker/presenter, in pharmacovigilance, training internal and external staff, and in product research, development and marketing, and two years as the Director of Veterinary Marketing for Nationwide Pet Insurance.

Dr. St. Bernard is the Past-President of the American Association of Industry Veterinarians, is a member of the Platt College RVT Program IACUC Committee and is an Ambassador for the international World of Children Award charity. She also serves as a Commissioner on the Board of Health and Human Services for the city of Long Beach California. She has previously served as a Board member for the Wild West Veterinary Conference, the Kansas State Animal Response Team, the California Veterinary Medical Association Legislative Committee and the American Veterinary Medical Association Animal Welfare Committee.

This meeting will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at the Pierpont Inn in Ventura. Please sign up by Tuesday noon, March 12, 2019 to get the meal option of your choice. Signups after Tuesday will not be taken online. Any RSVPs after Tuesday or any questions or changes can be made by contacting Dr Georgina Sullos at gsullosdvm [at] hotmail [dot] com. Please RSVP and add your meal choice through the website as allows, as it links directly to your account and CE certificate, and it is one less step for your board to do manually. Thank you for your understanding.

If you are not a member, or not current on your dues, you will not be allowed to sign up. Please contact Dr. Saur for any membership or dues questions, as he is responsible for all accounting and membership information on this website.

Annual dues: $55 for the 2019 membership year.
You may pay on-line through PayPal, by bringing a check to the meeting, or mailing a check made out to SBVVMA and mailed to:
587 N Ventu Park Rd #E - PMB904
Newbury Park, CA 91320

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Attendance for meetings is veterinary members only. Don’t forget to pay your dues to S.B.V.V.M.A.

Meal Options:
Meal #1: (steak) - Slow Roast Tri Tip with Demi Sauce Served with Oven Roasted Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables
Meal #2: N/A
Meal #3: (fish) - Grilled Atlantic Salmon with Lemon Lavender Basil Cream Sauce Served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables
Meal #4: (veggie) - Vegetable Wellington Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Roasted Peppers, Mushrooms and Mozzarella Served in a Puff Pastry
Meal #5: (vegan) - Same as Meal #4

Meetings held at Tutti's Off Main