MVMA Winter Meeting

Thursday, February 3rd and Friday, February 4th 2022
Live Virtual Meeting

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Track 1: Small Animal

Ophthalmology with Sara M. Thomasy DVM, PhD, DACVO

Dr. Sara Thomasy is a Professor in the Department of Surgical and Radiological Sciences in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California, Davis. She received her B.S. in Biology from The Ohio State University in 2000 and her DVM from UC Davis in 2005. She then completed a PhD in pharmacology and toxicology from UC Davis in 2006. Following a 1-year small animal rotating internship at North Carolina State University, she completed a comparative ophthalmology residency at UC Davis in 2010. Dr. Thomasy is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmology and served as a reviewer for several journals including Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science and Veterinary Ophthalmology. She co-runs a large, interdisciplinary vision science laboratory with Drs. Christopher Murphy, Paul Russell and Brian Leonard. Her research interests include large animal models for anterior segment disease, corneal wound healing, glaucoma, ocular pharmacology, and antiviral therapy for the management of feline herpesvirus.


 Thursday, February 3rd 1-4pm (3 CEUs; $75):

  • Practical Corneal Ulcer Management I: Superficial Corneal Ulcers
  • Practical Corneal Ulcer Management II: Deep Corneal Ulcers
  • Feline Ophthalmology – I Am Not A Small Dog!

Friday, February 4th, 1-4pm (3 CEUs; $75):

  • Eyelid Surgeries to Incorporate into Your Clinic
  • Your Ocular Pharmacy – What to Shelve, Script or Skip
  • Ocular Emergencies: What to Treat vs. Turf I & II

 Track 2

"Poultry Health Assessment: Regional Risks based on UMVDL Cases" with Anne Lichtenwalner, DVM, PhD (3 CEUs) ($75)

Friday, February 4th 9am - 12pm

A review of recent regional poultry health issues will be based on necropsy cases from the University of Maine Veterinary Diagnostic Lab.  Case discussions will include management factors for prevention, diagnostic tools, resources for treatment information, and vet/client information resources.


Forensic Veterinary Pathology with Nanny Wenzlow, DVM, PhD, MRCVS, DACVP, Forensic vet. Pathologist (3 CEUs) ($75)

Friday, February 4th 1-4pm


  • Forensic Veterinary pathology part1: Introduction for forensic pathology - Predation mistaken for cruelty
  • Forensic Veterinary pathology part2: Blunt force trauma and sharp force trauma
  • Forensic Veterinary pathology part3: Firearm injuries and drowning/asphyxia


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Thursday, February 3, 2022
1:00 - 4:00pm Ophthalmology Part 1 with Dr. Sara Thomasy

Friday, February 4, 2022
9:00-12:00 pm: Poultry Health Assessment with Dr. Anne Lichtenwalner (with hourly stretch breaks)
12:30 – 1:00 pm:  MVMA Business Meeting
1:00- 4:00 pm: Ophthalmology Part 2 with Dr. Sara Thomasy
Forensic Veterinary Pathology with Dr. Nanny Wenzlow
Register now!