Speakers & Topics

Program Speakers 

  • Dr. Joe Bartges, The University of Tennessee
  • Dr. Scott Brown, The University of Georgia
  • Dr. Julie Byron, The Ohio State University
  • Dr. Dennis Chew, The Ohio State University
  • Dr. Greg Grauer, Kansas State University
  • Dr. Cathy Langston, The Ohio State University
  • Dr. Carrie Palm, University of California – Davis
  • Dr. Jodi Westropp, University of California – Davis


A sampling of the topics to be presented: 

  • Diagnosis and Staging of Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Systemic Hypertension
  • Measuring and Monitoring Proteinuria: Why Is It Important?
  • ACE Inhibitors and Proteinuria: The Good, Bad, and Ugly 
  • Diet Therapy for Kidney Disease 
  • Calcium, Phosphorus, and Phosphate Binders 
  • Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease 
  • Considerations for Kidney Biopsy
  • Diet Therapy for Lower Urinary Disease
  • Feline Idiopathic Cystitis
  • Upper Urinary Tract Stones
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Lower Urinary Tract Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infections

Ample time included in program for participants’ questions.