Equine Specialists Host EHM Webinar for Veterinarians
On March 26, 2021, equine specialists from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Equine Health, Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, and the California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory joined with the California Department of Food and Agriculture to present “Update on Equine Herpes Myeloencephalopathy for Equine Practitioners.”
The webinar was presented to veterinarians only. A similar webinar for horse owners took place on April 6, 2021.
The webinar presented the latest updates on EHM in Europe and the United States. Topics included EHM risk factors, clinical syndrome, testing and diagnostics, medical intervention and treatments, biosecurity and preventive measures, vaccines, and effects on import/quarantine.
Panelists for the webinar included:
Monica Aleman, MVZ, PhD, DACVIM – UC Davis Equine Professor
Emily Berryhill, DVM, DACVIM – UC Davis Equine Assistant Professor
Beate Crossley, DVM, MPVM, PhD – Co-Director, UC Davis California Animal Health & Food Safety Laboratory
Carrie Finno, DVM, PhD, DACVIM – UC Davis Equine Associate Professor and Director, Center for Equine Health
Gary Magdesian, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC, DACVCP, CVA – UC Davis Equine Professor
Emily Nietrzeba, DVM, MPH – Equine Specialist, California Department of Food and Agriculture
Nicola Pusterla, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DAVDC – UC Davis Equine Professor