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Veterinary Vertex

Veterinary Vertex is a weekly podcast that takes you behind the scenes of the clinical and research discoveries published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® (JAVMA) and the American Journal of Veterinary Research® (AJVR). Tune in to learn about cutting-edge veterinary research and gain in-depth insights you won’t find anywhere else. Come away with knowledge you can put to use in your own practice – along with a healthy dose of inspiration to remind you what you love about veterinary medicine.


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Join us in celebrating the triumph of our AJVR Journal Award winner, Shirley Kot, as she takes the center stage in this episode of Veterinary Vertex. Shirley is blazing a trail in the research realm, all the way from Hong Kong. Hear her recount the electrifying moment of her win and express her heartfelt gratitude to her mentors and the selection committee. Get ready, because this episode is a peek into the journey that led to her incredible achievement. 

Turning the page to the next chapter, Shirley unravels the impact of the award on her career path. Her story is a testament to the power of recognition and its ability to build confidence and fuel passion. Balancing her role as a clinician in Hong Kong and a research affiliate of UC Davis, she highlights the significance of staying in stride with the latest research trends. Listen closely as she shares her words of wisdom for aspiring veterinary residents planning to publish manuscripts and underlines the paramount importance of understanding one's motivations for research involvement. This is an episode you don't want to miss! Read Shirley's bio here.

Full article: https://doi.org/10.2460/ajvr.22.03.0043

 

 

 

 

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Feeling burnt out? You're not alone. Mary Beth Spitznagel and Jason Coe illuminate the often overlooked issue of burden transfer and its consequent burnout within veterinary teams. Their JAVMA article details the widespread nature of this concern, emphasizing the need to support each other's well-being in a profession where everyone, regardless of their role, is susceptible to the significant stress and burnout.

Hear Mary Beth's personal narrative on how her experiences as a pet owner motivated her to investigate this pressing issue further. We challenge you to comprehend and tackle the five domains of burden transfer - daily hassles, affect, nonadherent/inconsiderate behaviors, confrontations, and excess communications. These domains are more than just theoretical constructs; they have profound impacts that can disrupt the harmony within veterinary teams.

From burden transfer, we pivot towards resilience and determination, two must-have traits to thrive not just in veterinary practice but any professional field. Mary Beth and Jason recount their personal experiences with failure and disconnection, and how they've turned their adversities into vehicles for resilience and determination. Tune in to Veterinary Vertex to understand, manage, and overcome the challenges of burden transfer and burnout. This episode promises a meaningful conversation that's essential for anyone in the veterinary profession or anyone grappling with burnout in their careers. Don't miss it! Read Mary Beth's bio hereRead Jason's bio here.

Full article: https://doi.org/10.2460/javma.23.06.0354

 

 

 

 

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Hosts Drs. Lisa Fortier and Sarah Wright with guest Dr. Julia Sevy discuss how abdominal CT and exploratory laparotomy have high agreement in dogs with surgical disease. Julia's groundbreaking research illuminates the critical need to question the status quo. This episode is a must-listen for practitioners ready to harness the power of modern imaging technology for the benefits of their canine patients.

But the episode is not just about the technicalities! Be ready to enjoy the authentic story of Julia's journey to becoming a veterinary surgeon. Her path, marked by determination and fueled by her love for dance, is a testament to her resilience. Listen to her personal experiences as a vet student and how she learned to question different approaches to finding the best solutions. You'll be left inspired, informed, and eager to hear more. We also promise a fun, lighthearted ending, as Julia reveals the most interesting item in her desk drawer. We guarantee this episode will redefine your understanding of the ever-evolving field of veterinary surgery. Tune in and prepare to be enlightened! Read Julia's bio here.

Full article: https://doi.org/10.2460/javma.23.08.0458

 

 

 

 

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Strap in for a riveting discussion with Rachel Oman, the investigator behind an innovative approach to managing obstructive urolithiasis in small remnants. We will unravel the complexities of her modified tube cystostomy technique to manage obstructive urolithiasis in small ruminants. Rachel will share the lessons learned from her journey, highlighting the pivotal role of patient selection and the necessity of pre-planning for urethra patent restoration. She'll also provide an inside look into the financial aspects surrounding the treatment of obstructive urolithiasis, an often overlooked yet significant factor in veterinary care.

Our conversation also takes a realistic look at the potential drawbacks of Rachel's technique, particularly in a field setting - the risk of re-obstruction and the need for both veterinarians and clients to be prepared for it. We'll explore the peculiarities of goat diets, and the crucial role of comprehensive home management in securing successful treatment outcomes. You'll hear from co-hosts Sarah Wright and Lisa Fortier as we delve into the significant impact Rachel's work has had on the field of veterinary medicine. Lastly, we'll touch on the indispensable role that research plays in veterinary care, and take a moment to appreciate journals like JAVMA, which facilitate such essential care. Be sure to tune in, absorb Rachel's valuable insights, and let us know your thoughts by leaving a rating and review on your preferred podcast platform. Read Rachel's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Are you ready to have your minds blown with some intriguing insights on the use of a lidocaine CRI in rabbits? Dr. Gail Huckins is here to share breakthrough findings, which suggest that this treatment option not only bolsters survival rates for rabbits with gastrointestinal obstruction but also has the potential to lessen owner costs and nursing burdens. You'll be hooked as Gail takes us on a journey through her research process and the fascinating discoveries she's made along the way. 

We'll delve into the implications of Gail's findings and exploring the benefits of a lidocaine CRI. If you're wondering where you can get your hands on Gail’s paper, we've got you covered. It's published in JAVMA or you can also check it out online. Plus, don’t forget to drop your ratings and reviews on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast platform. Prepare to be enlightened on this life-saving treatment for rabbits! Read Gail's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Uncover the heroic world of search and rescue dogs as we welcome Cindy Otto and Abby Seeley to the Veterinary Vertex podcast. This episode promises to dig into a 15-year longitudinal study that unveils the occupational hazards, longevity, and overall health of these unsung heroes, shedding light on how veterinary care and mental engagement impact these canines' lives. In our conversation with Cindy, you'll also learn about the PennVet Working Dog Center.

As we move further, the focus shifts to the valuable insights this groundbreaking study provides for the veterinary field. Abby, a fourth-year veterinary student, shares her experiences and how this research is revolutionizing her perception of veterinary medicine. Get ready to be inspired as our guests detail their preparation for the podcast and the opportunity to share their work with our listeners. So, brace yourselves for an insightful and inspirational episode, as we dive into the extraordinary lives of search and rescue dogs. Read Cindy's bio hereRead Abby's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Imagine the heartbreak of losing a newborn puppy due to a malfunctioning incubator. It's a tragic reality that our guest, Bruce Christensen, a theriogenologist and a veterinarian, has faced and is now dedicated to preventing. We delve into a critical issue - the alarming discrepancy in temperatures between what's set and achieved in neonatal incubators. Bruce shares the findings of his comprehensive research that uncovers how certain incubator models can heat up to fatal temperatures far surpassing the set limit, leading to heartbreaking loss of neonatal animals.

Bruce's expertise doesn't stop at just identifying the problem; he provides a solution by emphasizing the absolute necessity of double-checking incubator temperatures. He takes us through his remarkable journey of overcoming challenges to step into the world of theriogenology. As we navigate the passion-filled pathway he has trodden, you would also discover a personal keepsake that fuels his drive. Make sure not to miss this enlightening episode that can potentially save lives and bring about meaningful change in neonatal care. Read Bruce's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Get ready to uncover the remarkably transformative world of veterinary anesthesia and analgesia, as we navigate through a ground-breaking clinical trial that has the potential to change the lives of anxious and aggressive dogs. Our special guest, Renata Costa from Murdoch University, Australia, sheds light on her innovative research involving gabapentin, melatonin and acepromazine. This study has opened up new doors in the realm of veterinary medicine, demonstrating remarkable success in reducing stress in over 90% of dogs during hospital visits. As we journey through this fascinating exploration, we also touch upon the vital role of clear communication and client compliance in administering these life-altering medications.

Moving forward, we venture into the intricacies of the GMA protocol, an essential discussion for veterinarians and pet owners with anxious dogs. The conversation spotlights the importance of patient-specific sedation and the various implications of the prescribed drugs. We discuss not only the benefits of these protocols but also their limitations and side effects, offering a comprehensive understanding of this complex subject. The conversation evolves to focus on the hospital visit experience, managing expectations and the pivotal role of mentors and parents in nurturing motivation and resilience. An episode guaranteed to enrich your knowledge in the realm of veterinary medicine, make sure you tune in. Read Renata's bio here.

Full article: Gabapentin, melatonin, and acepromazine combination prior to hospital visits decreased stress scores in aggressive and anxious dogs in a prospective clinical trial in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org) 

 

 

 

 

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Get ready for a thrilling exploration of the intriguing world of feline reproduction with our special guests, Drs. Alan Conley and Aime Johnson. This fascinating conversation promises to unveil the importance of anti-Müllerian hormone and inhibin-B concentrations in determining the gonadal status of cats. We'll probe into how these hormones, produced by granulosa cells within the ovarian follicles, play a significant role in detecting ovarian tissue, and how establishing a population-based reference range for these hormones provides a solid foundation for interpreting results from cases seeking to determine gonadal status in cats.

Our conversation further delves into the potential of this pioneering research to help diagnose ovarian remnant syndrome in cats. Alan and Aime will impart their enlightening findings on the cyclicity of these hormones and their connection to a cat's follicular activity. Learn about their manuscript's journey from submission to publication in JAVMA. You won't want to miss this captivating discussion as we spotlight the impressive impact their work has had on the veterinary medical field. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Alan's bio hereRead Aime's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Drs. Andrea Oliver and Andrew van Eps authors of "Effect of ambulation following 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose injection on standing positron emission tomography of the healthy equine digit in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® Volume 84 Issue 9 (2023) (avma.org)" discuss 18F-FDG uptake values for healthy horses undergoing standing PET imaging. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Andrea's bio hereRead Andrew's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Lori Kogan author of "Differences in perceptions and satisfaction exist among veterinarians employed at corporate versus privately owned veterinary clinics in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discusses the positives and negatives of corporate-owned hospitals when compared to privately owned practices. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Lori's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Drs. Catherine Lorenz and Heather Fritz authors of "Antibiograms as one-health tools for antimicrobial stewardship: California’s experience with livestock antibiogram development in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 261 Issue 9 (2023) (avma.org)" discuss antibiogram creation, use, and development by US veterinary diagnostic laboratories. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Catherine's bio hereRead Heather's bio here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr.  Joshua Stern author of "Delayed-release rapamycin halts progression of left ventricular hypertrophy in subclinical feline hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: results of the RAPACAT trial in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discusses how delayed-release rapamycin may prevent or delay progressive left ventricular hypertrophy in cats with subclinical HCM. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Joshua's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Drs. Jolle Kirpensteijn, Ken Gorczyca, and John Plishka discuss the JAVMArt Jubileecelebrating 50 years of the JAVMA cover art you love! Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Jolle's bio hereRead Ken's bio hereRead John's bio here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Maureen Griffin, Dr. Bernard Seguin, and Dr. Brandan Wustefeld-Janssens, authors of "Grade shifts in recurrent canine soft tissue sarcomas and mast cell tumors in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discuss grade shift for recurrent canine STS and MCT. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Maureen's bio hereRead Bernard's bio hereRead Brandan's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Maureen Griffin author of "Short- and long-term outcomes associated with anal sacculectomy in dogs with massive apocrine gland anal sac adenocarcinoma in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discusses how dogs with massive AGASACA experienced prolonged survival following anal sacculectomy despite a high incidence of local recurrence and metastasis. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Maureen's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Natalie Rosenstein, author of "Ropinirole has similar efficacy to apomorphine for induction of emesis and removal of foreign and toxic gastric material in dogs in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discusses the use of ophthalmic solution ropinirole for the induction of emesis in dogs. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Natalie's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Christiana Fischer author of "Emesis induction is successful for recovery of gastric foreign objects in cats in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discusses how to successfully induce emesis in cats. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Christiana's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Drs. Jenna Menard, Skylar Sylvester, and Daniel Lopez authors of "Assessing major influences on decision-making and outcome for dogs presenting emergently with nontraumatic hemoabdomen in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discuss factors contributing to owner decision-making, satisfaction, and perception of quality of life with treatment of dogs with nontraumatic hemoabdomen. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Jenna's bio hereRead Skyler's bio hereRead Daniel's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Rosanna Marsella, Guest Editor of the June 2023 JAVMA dermatology supplemental issue, shares what readers can expect to find in this special issue. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Rosanna's bio here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Amber Harris author of "d,l-Methionine in combination with amoxicillin–clavulanic acid successfully dissolves spontaneously occurring infection-induced struvite urocystoliths in dogs: a pilot study in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discusses how d,l-methionine and amoxicillin–clavulanic acid can be used without changing diet for dissolution of infection-induced struvite urocystoliths in dogs. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Amber's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Laurie Malone and Dr. MacKenzie Pellin, authors of "Trained dogs can accurately discriminate between scents of saliva samples from dogs with cancer versus healthy controls in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discuss how dogs can be trained to detect differences in scent between saliva samples from cancer and normal patients. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Laurie's bio hereRead MacKenzie's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Drs. Lauren Schnabel and Drew Koch, authors of "Pneumatic compression therapy using the EQ Press accelerates lymphatic flow in healthy equine forelimbs as determined by lymphoscintigraphy in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® Volume 84 Issue 4 (2023) (avma.org)" discuss pneumatic compression therapy as provided by an equine-specific device to encourage lymphatic flow in equine forelimbs. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Lauren's bio hereRead Drew's bio here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Esther Chon, author of "Genomic tumor analysis provides clinical guidance for the management of diagnostically challenging cancers in dogs in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)," discuss how an evidence-driven genomic assay provided diagnostic guidance, prognostic support, and therapeutic options for patients with an unclear cancer diagnosis. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Esther's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Elizabeth Maxwell and Molly Cohen, authors of "Endoscopic application of fibrin glue may be a feasible method of treatment for postintubation tracheal lacerations in cats in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® Volume 84 Issue 3 (2023) (avma.org)," discuss how the endoscopic application of fibrin glue may be a feasible method of treatment for postintubation tracheal lacerations in cats. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Elizabeth's bio hereRead Molly's bio here.

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Andi Flory, author of "Clinical experience with next-generation sequencing–based liquid biopsy testing for cancer detection in dogs: a review of 1,500 consecutive clinical cases in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)," discusses liquid biopsy for cancer detection in dogs. Hosted by Associate Editor Dr. Sarah Wright and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Andi's bio here

 

 

 

 

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Amanda Liew, author of "Clinical and epidemiologic features of SARS-CoV-2 in dogs and cats compiled through national surveillance in the United States in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)," discusses the clinical and epidemiologic features of SARS-CoV-2 in companion animals. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Amanda's bio here

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Chris Zink, author of "Vasectomy and ovary-sparing spay in dogs: comparison of health and behavior outcomes with gonadectomized and sexually intact dogs in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 261 Issue 3 (2023) (avma.org)," discusses health and behavior outcomes of vasectomy and ovary-sparing spay in dogs. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier. Read Chris' bio here

 

 

 

 

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Drs. Mary Beth Whitcomb and Susan Jones, authors of "Ultrasonographic diagnosis of femoral fractures in large animals in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Volume 260 Issue 13 (2022) (avma.org)," discuss the use of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of femoral fractures in large animals. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Susan's bio hereRead Mary Beth's bio here

 

 

 

 

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Dr. Latif Emrah Yanmaz, PhD, author of "Two different smartwatches exhibit high accuracy in evaluating heart rate and peripheral oxygen saturation in cats when compared with the electrocardiography and transmittance pulse oximetry in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 261 Issue 2 (2023) (avma.org)," discusses how two different smartwatches exhibited high accuracy in evaluating heart rate and SpO2 in cats. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Latif's bio here

 

 

 

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Dr. Andris Kaneps, PhD, DACVS, DACVSMR, author of "A one-health perspective: use of hemoderivative regenerative therapies in canine and equine patients in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 261 Issue 3 (2023) (avma.org)," discusses the use of hemoderivative regenerative therapies. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Andy's bio here

 

 

 

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Student Associate Editors, Ankita Gupta, Kristina Muise, and Bradley Hogshead discuss what they bring to the table as Student Associate Editors and their career goals. Hosted by Associate Editors Drs. Sarah Wright and Jason Stull, MPVM, PhD, DACVPM. Read Ankita's bio hereRead Kristina's bio hereRead Bradley's bio hereRead Jason's bio here

 

 

 

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Drs. Jane Shaw, Natasha Janke, and Jason Coe, authors of "Veterinary technicians contribute to shared decision-making during companion animal veterinary appointments in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 260 Issue 15 (2022) (avma.org)," describe and compare veterinary professionals’ use of shared decision-making during companion animal appointments. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Jane's bio hereRead Natasha's bio hereRead Jason's bio here

 

 

 

Jane M Manfredi, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS-LA, DACVSMR (Equine), PG Cert

Equine surgeon, Dr. Jane Manfredi, MS, PhD, DACVS-LA, DACVSMR (Equine), PG Cert  one of the authors of "A one-health lens offers new perspectives on the importance of endocrine disorders in the equine athlete in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Volume 261 Issue 2 (2023) (avma.org)" and "A one-health approach to identifying and mitigating the impact of endocrine disorders on human and equine athletes in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® - Ahead of print (avma.org)," discusses the impact of endocrinopathies on human and equine athletes. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Jane's bio here

 

 

Dr. Briana Domenegato

Dr. Briana Domenegato, one of the authors of “Effects of handling and storage on potassium concentration in plasma and serum samples obtained from cats in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 260 Issue 2 (2022) (avma.org)" talks about her experience as a JAVMA Student Award Winner. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Briana's bio here

 

 

Dr. Jillian Haines (DVM, MS, DACVIM)

Small animal internist, Dr. Jillian Haines, MS, DACVIM author of "A randomized crossover study of compounded liquid sildenafil for treatment of generalized megaesophagus in dogs in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® Volume 83 Issue 4 (2022) (avma.org)", discusses Sildenafil as a treatment for generalized megaesophagus in dogs. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Jillian's bio here

 

 

Small animal surgeon, Dr. Janet Grimes, MS, DACVS-SA author of "Evaluation of the validity of the double two-thirds rule for diagnosing hemangiosarcoma in dogs with nontraumatic hemoperitoneum due to a ruptured splenic mass: a systematic review in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 261 Issue 1 (2023) (avma.org)", discusses the validity of the double two-thirds rule for diagnosing hemangiosarcoma. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Janet's bio here

 

 

Veterinary internal medicine specialist, Dr. Adam Rudinsky, DACVIM, MS, author of "Randomized controlled trial demonstrates nutritional management is superior to metronidazole for treatment of acute colitis in dogs in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 260 Issue S3 (2022) (avma.org)", discusses how for canine noninfectious acute colitis, dietary management with an easily digestible diet with or without psyllium enhancement proved a superior management strategy compared to metronidazole. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Adam's bio here

 

 

Equine surgeon, Dr. Katherine Garrett, author of "When radiography and ultrasonography are not enough: the use of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging for equine lameness cases in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 260 Issue 10 (2022) (avma.org)", discusses the applications of CT and MRI for equine lameness cases, including her unique perspective on diagnostic imaging as a surgeon. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Katherine's bio here

 

 

Editor-in-Chief and Publications Division Director, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS, and Assistant Director, Nick DeLuca, share the many positive changes and improvements for the AVMA Journals and the exciting plans for 2023. Hosted by Associate Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Lisa's bio here. Read Nick's bio here

 

 

Veterinarians Dr. Blake Nguyen and Dr. Daryl Nydam, authors of "Dairy production sustainability through a one-health lens in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" and "Herd turnover rate reexamined: a tool for improving profitability, welfare, and sustainability in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® - Ahead of print (avma.org)" discuss dairy production sustainability, with a focus on one-health. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Blake's bio here. Read Daryl's bio here


 

Editorial Manager, Karen Dodson, Senior Administrative Coordinator, Stacey Geelan, and Publishing Editor, Michelle Krieger, discuss how the AVMA Journals prioritize customer service to ensure a great author experience. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Karen's bio here. Read Stacey's bio here. Read Michelle's bio here.

 

 

Veterinary nutritionist Dr. Valerie Parker, DACVIM, author of "Home-cooked diets cost more than commercially prepared dry kibble diets for dogs with chronic enteropathies in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Volume 260 Issue S3 (2022) (avma.org)" discusses financial and nutritional considerations for home-cooked vs. commercially prepared diets. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Valerie's bio here.

 

 

Veterinary nutritionists and Guest Editors for the December 2022 JAVMA supplement, "Emerging Topics in Nutrition," Dr. Valerie Parker, DACVIM, and Dr. Teresa Burns, MS, PhD, DACVIM, discuss important clinical nutrition topics for small and large animals.  Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Valerie's bio here. Read Teresa's bio here.

 

 

Veterinary anesthesiologist, Dr. Luis Campoy, LV, ECVAA, author of “Development of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) protocols in veterinary medicine through a one-health approach: the role of anesthesia and locoregional techniques in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Volume 260 Issue 14 (2022) (avma.org)" discusses Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Protocols through a one-health approach, with a focus on the importance of cross-discipline training. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Luis' bio here.

 

 

Veterinarian, Dr. Chris Rademacher, one of the authors of “Impact of human behavior on the spread of African swine fever virus: what every veterinarian should know in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Volume 260 Issue 12 (2022) (avma.org)" discusses African swine fever virus (ASFV) and how ASFV is an animal disease and a human problem.  Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Chris' bio here.

 

 

Veterinarian, Dr. Brennen McKenzie, one of the authors of “Comparative veterinary geroscience: mechanism of molecular, cellular, and tissue aging in humans, laboratory animal models, and companion dogs and cats in: American Journal of Veterinary Research Volume 83 Issue 6 (2022) (avma.org)" and "The phenotype of aging in the dog: how aging impacts the health and well-being of dogs and their caregivers in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Volume 260 Issue 9 (2022) (avma.org)" discusses veterinary geroscience, with a focus on how aging affects both animals and humans. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Brennen's bio here.

 

 

Veterinary radiologist, Ryan Appleby, DVM, DACVR, and medical physicist, Parminder Basran, PhD, FCCPM, authors of “Artificial intelligence in veterinary medicine in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 260 Issue 8 (2022) (avma.org)" and "The unmet potential of artificial intelligence in veterinary medicine in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® Volume 83 Issue 5 (2022) (avma.org)" discuss the role of artificial intelligence in veterinary medicine, with a focus on its applications and controversy in diagnostic imaging. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Ryan's bio here. Read Parminder's bio here.

 

 

Veterinary radiologist, Dr. Mathieu Spriet, MS, DACVR, DECVDI, one of the authors of “Positron emission tomography: a horse in the musculoskeletal imaging race in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® Volume 83 Issue 7 (2022) (avma.org)" talks about PET and one health. Dr. Spriet also shares how there is great promise for earlier and more accurate clinical diagnosis, as well as better understanding of pathophysiology and response to treatment with this imaging modality. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Mathieu's bio here.

 

 

Veterinary dental and oral surgery specialist, Dr. Boaz Arzi, DAVDC, DEVDC, FF-AVDC-OMFS, one of the authors of “The oromaxillofacial region as a model for a one-health approach in regenerative medicine in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® Volume 83 Issue 4 (2022) (avma.org)" talks about regenerative medicine and one health. Dr. Arzi also shares the challenges in this arena as a clinician-scientist. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Boaz's bio here.

 

 

 

 

Cornell University Large Animal Surgery Resident, Dr. Brenna Pugliese, MS, one of the authors of “Biomechanical and wearability testing of novel legwear for variably limiting extension of the metacarpophalangeal joint of horses in: American Journal of Veterinary Research® Volume 82 Issue 1 (2021) (avma.org)" talks about her experience as an AJVR Intern Award Winner. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Brenna's bio here.

 

 

Emergency Medicine Veterinarian, Dr. Tyler Sugerman, one of the authors of “Clients' attitudes toward veterinarians' attire in the small animal emergency medicine setting in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 253 Issue 3 (avma.org)" talks about his experience as a JAVMA Intern Award Winner. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Tyler's bio here.

 

 

Small Animal Surgery Resident, Dr. Ashley Iodence, one of the authors of “Dogs undergoing surgical excision of mast cell tumors are not at increased risk of incisional complications in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association® Volume 260 Issue S1 (2022) (avma.org)" talks about her experience as a JAVMA Intern Award Winner. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Ashley's bio here.

 

 

 

 

Veterinary internal medicine specialist and thought leader in infectious diseases, Dr. Jane Sykes, BVSc (Honors), PhD, MBA, DACVIM, one of the authors of “Understanding leptospirosis: application of state-of-the-art molecular typing tools with a One Health lens in: American Journal of Veterinary Research Volume 83 Issue 10 (2022) (avma.org)” and "A global one health perspective on leptospirosis in humans and animals in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association Volume 260 Issue 13 (2022) (avma.org)" talks about leptospirosis and one health. She also shares details of how her business administration training is crucial to her success in the one health arena. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Jane's bio here.

 

 

Cornell veterinary student, Jacqueline Chevalier, shares her experience as the inaugural author of the JAVMA student initiative, “Did You Know?” and her experience as an Associate Editor for the AVMA Journals. She also shares what she’s learned about her own scientific writing and her career goals. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Jacqueline's bio here.

 

 

Veterinary surgical oncologist Dr. Nicole Ehrhart, MS, DACVS, one of the authors of "Regenerative medicine 2.0: Extracellular vesicle–based therapeutics for musculoskeletal tissue regeneration," talks about translational and regenerative medicine, including how she discovered her passion for this field of inquiry through an unplanned volunteer experience early in her career. She also shares details of how she came to drive the process of implementing surveillance testing for COVID-19 in her state of Colorado. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Nicole's bio here.