An Update on Vector-Borne Diseases in the Western United States

Essentials
Meeting Date (All Meetings start at 7:30 PM): 
02/07/2019
Sponsor: 
BI Animal Health
Speaker: 
Dr Jane Sykes

Please join us for an update on Vector-Borne Diseases in the Western United States, with BI and Dr. Jane Sykes.

Jane Sykes is a Professor of Small Animal Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine with a special interest in small animal infectious diseases. She obtained her veterinary degree and PhD in veterinary microbiology at the University of Melbourne in Australia, and her residency in small animal internal medicine at the University of Minnesota. She is Board-Certified in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2001, and joined the faculty at UC Davis in 2002. She has coauthored more than 100 peer-reviewed publications, is the editor of the Elsevier textbook “Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases” and is currently also editing Greene’s Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat. She co-founded the International Society of Companion Animal Infectious Diseases (ISCAID), was the first President of that Society, and is currently Secretary-Treasurer of ISCAID. She was President of the ACVIM Specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine from 2012-2015, and is currently Associate Editor (Infectious Diseases) of the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her research interests currently include antimicrobial drug resistant bacterial infections, blood-borne infectious diseases and deep mycoses, especially cryptococcosis and coccidioidomycosis. She is currently Chief Veterinary Medical Officer of the UC Davis William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.

This meeting will be held on Thursday, February 7, 2019 at the Pierpont Inn in Ventura. Please sign up by Tuesday noon, February 5, 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:
SBVVMA
587 N Ventu Park Rd #E - PMB904
Newbury Park, CA 91320

If paying for more than 1 member, please include their name(s)

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