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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.


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.

 

 

Veterinary Student, Brendan Nagler, one of the authors of “ATP7A, ATP7B, and RETN genotypes in Labrador Retrievers with and without copper-associated hepatopathy in: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association - Ahead of print (avma.org)" and Dr. Corey Fisher, one of the authors of "Effects of a flotation vest and water flow rate on limb kinematics of Siberian Huskies swimming against a current in: American Journal of Veterinary Research Volume 82 Issue 12 (2021) (avma.org)" talk about their experiences as JAVMA and AJVR Student Award Winners. Hosted by Social Media Editor, Dr. Sarah Wright, and Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Lisa Fortier, PhD, DACVS. Read Brendan's bio here. Read Corey'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.