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MARVET at St. Matthew's University

Elective workshop/course in Marine Mammal Medicine and Conservation.
Please refer to for specific details on the program.

In summary, it is an introductory course for veterinary students and
veterinarians covering topics in marine and conservation medicine
through lectures and hands on wet labs. The course runs for 2 weeks
straight. Lectures are offered in the morning and labs in the
afternoons. Leading experts in the field are brought in from all over
the US to teach the workshop.
Marine Veterinarians from aquariums across the US will teach the course (instructor list posted on

Students will receive a certificate of completion after completing the 2 week course.
Lectures, current research articles will be provided.

Case discussions will be a part of the course.
are expected to review articles and documentation sent prior to start
of course and come prepared with some basic knowledge of concepts.

They are then expected to attend ALL lectures and laboratories over
the 2 week period. They are also expected to actively take part in
lecture/case discussions and labs.
The course (with direct access to the instructors) runs for 11 days for 8 hours per day.
MARVET (Marine Veterinary Medicine) at St. Matthew's University, School of Veterinary Medicine
St. Matthew's University, School of Veterinary Medicine

Regatta Office Park

Leeward Four,

PO Box 32330

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands


British West Indies
Dr. Samantha Shields
Updated: 05/29/2012
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands BWI
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