Center for Continuing Professional Education

Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture

The 28th Annual Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture will be held Saturday, February 1, 2014 in room 170 Schalm Hall. Doors will open at 8:00 a.m. and the program begins at 8:30 a.m.

The lecture is worth up to 3 hours of continuing education credit for Veterinarians and Registered Veterinary Technicians.  

This years theme highlights the growing emphasis on advanced technologies and imaging of the equine hoof to highlight the impact on the treatment and improvement of lameness in the performance and pleasure horse.


  • Michael Weishaupt, PD, Dr Med Vet, PhD is a faculty member at the University of Zurich and racetrack veterinarian, as well as the developer and editor of eHoof.
  • Scott Lampert is owner and part of the ONTRACKEQUINE development team at Lameness Solutions Inc. Lake Elmo, MN.

An afternoon demonstration will be available and is limited to 40.  Call 530-752-3905 or email if you are intersted in attending the demonstration.

To view the schedule click here.

Thanks to the generous support of individuals and organizations over the years, admissions to the Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture remains free of charge.  However, to help sustain the level of excellence for which the Heumphreus Lecture has been known for more than 20 years, we ask that you consider making a contribution of $50.00 or more.  Your gift will help us continue to present the exceptional speakers and programs that benefit all of us in the equine industry.

Please make check payable to UC Regents for the Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture Fund.  If you prefer to mail in your check, please send it to:

School of Veterinary Medicine

Office of the Dean-Development

University of California, Davis

One Shields Avenue

Davis, CA  95616

The Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture, honors the memory of Charles Heumphreus, who was the School of Veterinary Medicine's farrier from 1967 to 1985. The annual lecture addresses lameness of the horse, with special emphasis on foot disorders.

The Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture was the first endowed lecture series to be established in the School of Veterinary Medicine. The lecture series is supported by donations to the Charles Heumphreus Memorial Lecture Fund and is directed by Dr. MaryBeth Whitcomb.

For more information contact Jan Harlan, Center for Continuing Professional Education.

Phone: (530) 752-3905 Email: