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

Essentials
Meeting Date (All Meetings start at 7:30 PM): 
03/14/2019
Sponsor: 
Elanco
Speaker: 
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.

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