Speakers & Topics

Program Speakers 

  • Dr. Frédéric Gaschen, Louisiana State University
  • Dr. Jody Gookin, North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Albert Jergens, Iowa State University
  • Dr. Stanley Marks, University of California at Davis
  • Dr. Valerie Parker, The Ohio State University
  • Dr. Stacy Soulsby, The Ohio State University
  • Dr. Jörg Steiner, Texas A&M University
  • Dr. Craig Webb, Colorado State University


A sampling of the topics to be presented: 

  • Laboratory diagnosis of gastrointestinal disease 
  • Nutritional management of gastrointestinal disease 
  • Role of probiotics in treatment of gastrointestinal disease
  • Diagnosis and management of canine and feline liver disease
  • Clinical diagnosis & medical management of inflammatory bowel disease
  • Diagnosis of pancreatitis• Emerging role of bacterial enteropathogens in diarrhea
  • Diagnosis and treatment of canine protein-losing enteropathy
  • Clinical approach to chronic large bowel diarrhea
  • Diagnostic imaging of the gastrointestinal tract

Ample time included in program for participants’ questions.