Merck EPM Round Table | 2015 AAEP Convention

We invite you to sit in while a panel of experts discusses EPM in a closed setting during the 2015 AAEP Convention. This EPM Round Table was designed to bring to light the state-of-the-industry in understanding the disease, prevention, diagnosis and treatment. The EPM Round Table is brought to you from EquiManagement and is sponsored by Merck Animal Health. 

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Moderator:Steve Reed, DVM, DACVIM, a shareholder in Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. DVM from The Ohio State University. Internship & Internal Medicine Residency Michigan State University (1976-79), DACVIM. Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, 2150 Georgetown Road, Lexington, KY 40511; 859-233-0371.


Rob McKay, BVSc(Dist), DACVIM, PhD, is a professor at the University of Florida in the departments of Large Animal Clinical Sciences and Large Animal Internal Medicine. He received his BVSc(Dist) from Massey University in New Zealand in 1975, his DACVIM in 1981, and his PhD while at the Department of Pathology at the University of Florida in 1981.; University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 100136, 2015 SW 16th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32608-0136; 352-392-2229.


Amy L. Johnson, DVM, DACVIM (LAIM & Neurology) is an Assistant Professor of Large Animal Medicine and Neurology at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. She received her DVM from Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2003 and performed an internship at B.W. Furlong and Associates in Oldwick, New Jersey. Subsequently, she completed two residency programs, becoming a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Large Animal Internal Medicine (Cornell, 2007) and Neurology (University of Pennsylvania, 2011). University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine, Dept. of Clinical Studies, New Bolton Center, 382 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA 19348; 610-925-6283;


Monica Aleman, MZV, PhD, DACVIM, in an Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of California, Davis, College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her MZV (Doctor of Veterinary Medicine) in 1991 from the Autonomous University of Mexico, her PhD In Comparative Pathology in 2004 from UC Davis, and her DACVIM in 2013. She received her PhD in neuromuscular disorders in equines and has completed two residency programs (Large Animal Internal Medicine – equine emphasis; and Neurology/Neurosurgery). UC Davis, 2108 Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616; 530-752-1363;


Nicola Pusterla, DrMedVeT, MedVet, DACVIM, is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. In 1994 he received his Dr med vet Veterinary Medicine from the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland. In 1991 he received his Med Vet Veterinary Medicine from that same university. University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, 3109 Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616;


Wendy Vaala, VMD, DACVIM, Sr. Technical Equine Services Veterinarian, Merck Animal Health, received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1980. She served at that university and in private practice until 2004, when she joined Merck.

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