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Faculty member, veterinary technician and alumnus honored at veterinary conference

February 9, 2010
More than 5,000 veterinarians, 1,400 technicians and 600 veterinary students attended the 27th annual North American Veterinary Conference, which took place January 16-20, 2010 in Orlando, FL, where several members of the School of Veterinary Medicine community received recognition.

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Harold Davis, RVT, was selected by conference members as a Speaker of the Year for 2009. Davis, received special recognition during the opening ceremonies of the event. Davis is a supervisor in the Emergency and Critical Care Service at the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.


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Conference directors welcomed new board members, including Richard A. LeCouteur, BVSc, PhD, DACVIM (Neurology), DECVN. LeCouteur is a professor of neurology and neurosurgery at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine.

 Douglas Mader, DVM, DABVP, co-owner of Marathon Veterinary Hospital, a small animal and exotics referral practice in Florida, was sworn in as the 2010-11 NAVC president. Mader is a 1986 graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine.

The North American Veterinary Conference provides 1,400+ hours of continuing education presentations for practitioners and veterinary technicians at its annual meeting.

CONTACT: Meghan R. Costigan, North American Veterinary Conference,