MVMA Spring Meeting

Saturday, May 6, 2023 (9am-12pm; 1pm-4pm)
Live Virtual Meeting
6 CEUs

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About the Speaker


Debra LZoran, DVM, PhD, DACVIM-SAIM, 

Professor of Medicine
Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET)
FEMA IST Veterinarian

Dr. Deb Zoran is a Professor of Medicine at Texas A&M University and founding member of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET).  Her DVM was awarded in 1984 from Kansas State University, followed by a PhD in nutrition from Texas A&M, where she taught small animal medicine for 20 years.  Since joining VET in 2009, she has been on over 25 deployments to multiple types of disasters in Texas and beyond, including wildfires in California and hurricanes in Louisiana and Florida.  She is a member of the teaching team that developed the required clinical rotation in Veterinary Emergency Management to 4th year veterinary students (the only such rotation in the US).  She is also a member of Texas A&M Task Force S&R as veterinary support of the canines and also serves on the FEMA Incident Support Team as a Veterinary Specialist in support of working canines deployed to disasters. 


  • 9:00-10:50am: “Feline nutrition for health – from kittens to geri’s – Part 1 feeding healthy kittens and cats, Part 2 – nutrition for obesity prevent and senior cats with sarcopeni” with Dr. Debra Zoran
  • 10:50-12:00pm: "Kitten diarrhea and feline dysbiosis – role of diet and drugs in management" with Dr. Debra Zoran
  • 12:00-1:00 Lunch
  • 1:00-1:50pm: "Vets role in disaster – understanding ICS and organized response” with Dr. Debra Zoran
  • 2:00-2:50pm: "Preparedness: personal and practice preparedness and understanding and mitigating risk" with Dr. Debra Zoran
  • 2:50-3:50pm: "Medical operations:  field triage, decon and working in an austere environment" with Dr. Debra Zoran

Thank you to our generous sponsor, Purina!


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