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2020 Speakers

Our educators are more than leading practitioners, researchers, and clinicians. They’re expert SPEAKERS! These award-winning lecturers are interactive and engaging, and we’re thrilled to welcome them to the great state of Texas! We’ll provide the notebooks, you provide the ears.

In 2020, we’re welcoming international experts in parasitology, clinical pathology, oncology, anesthesiology, emergency/critical care, and compassion fatigue to WOW us with their wisdom and practical, real-life lessons. Read their bio’s below, then visit each program page to register!

Roy Madigan, DVM

Roy Madigan, DVM Session: December 5-6, 2020 WEBINAR Topic: Don’t Break My Heart: What’s New, Different, and Important in Heartworm Disease and Chagas Disease? Dr. Madigan is a 2001 graduate of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. He’s been serving as director of the Animal Hospital of Smithson Valley in the Spring Branch/Bulverde…

Clarke Atkins, DVM, DACVIM

Clarke Atkins, DVM, DACVIM Session: December 4-5, 2020 Topic: Don’t Break My Heart: What’s New, Different, and Important in Heartworm Disease and Chagas Disease? Clarke Atkins, DVM, the Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professor of Companion Animal Medicine (Emeritus) at North Carolina State University and Norden Outstanding Teacher Award recipient, is board-certified by the ACVIM (Medicine &…

Kimberly Pope Robinson, DVM , CCFP

Kimberly Pope Robinson, DVM , CCFP Session: October 17-18, 2020 Webinar | Interactive Live Wellness Retreat Topic: Finding The Path To Honor Ourselves As We Live the Veterinary Oath Dr. Pope has been in veterinary medicine for over 20 years, practicing in both the large and small animal sectors. Her broad career experience has provided…

Jane Quandt, MS, DACVAA, DACVECC

Jane Quandt, MS, DACVAA, DACVECC Session: April 25-26, 2020 Topic: Emergency/Critical Care: Things potentially dangerous to your patients! A review of toxicology, anesthesia, and infectious disease Dr. Jane Quandt graduated from the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 1987. She then went on to complete an Anesthesia Residency and Master’s in anesthesia at...

Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT

Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT Session: April 25-26, 2020 Topic: Emergency/Critical Care: Things potentially dangerous to your patients! A review of toxicology, anesthesia, and infectious disease Dr. Justine Lee is a board-certified veterinary specialist in both emergency critical care (DACVECC) and toxicology (DABT). Dr. Lee attended veterinary school at Cornell University and completed her internship at Angell (Boston, MA). She completed…

2019 Speakers

Julie Squires, Certified Compassion Fatigue Specialist

Certified Life Coach Rekindle, LLC Session: November 16-17, 2019 Topic: Understanding the Power of Emotion   Julie Squires is a Compassion Fatigue Specialist who brings a unique perspective and approach to support the sustained energy and passion of caregivers – various types of professionals exposed to highly stressful and traumatic environments. She does this in…

Nan Boss, DVM

Session: October 5-6, 2019 Topic: Breed-Specific Medicine: Using Genetics to Elevate Quality of Care Dr. Boss received her DVM from the University of Illinois in 1985. She has served on many committees for veterinary organizations, including Partners for Healthy Pets, Fear Free and the AAHA Conference Development Committee, and has consulted for PetCare TV and…

David Twedt, DVM, DACVIM

Session: June 22-23, 2019 Topic: Yellow, Smelly, & Stubborn: A Clinical Approach to Liver, Pancreatic, and GI Disease of Dogs and Cats Dr. David C. Twedt graduated from Iowa State University and entered an internship and medicine residency in gastroenterology at The Animal Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Twedt then joined the staff of the…

William Bush, VMD DACVIM (Neurology)

Session: March 30-31, 2019 Topic: Master Clinical Neurology by Monday Dr. Bush was an English major at College of the Holy Cross and a naval officer prior to graduating near the top of his class at the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. He then completed a rotating internship in medicine and surgery at NC State…