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Candidate Presentation: Zoo, Exotic & Wildlife Animal Medicine

Tue, Mar 19, 2019 12:30pm
Atlantic Veterinary College - Lecture Theatre A

The Department of Companion Animals at the Atlantic Veterinary College, UPEI, will be interviewing candidates to fill a newly-created, tenure-track faculty position in Zoo, Exotic & Wildlife Animal Medicine. Each candidate has been asked to present two (2) thirty-minute seminars; one a topic of their choosing that should be geared toward 3rd year DVM students and aimed at delivering “core” information for veterinary students (i.e., information that a new graduate will need to possess to be successful on Day 1); and the other on their vision for building/expanding an exotic animal practice at the AVC.

Our first candidate will be on-campus Monday and Tuesday of next week.
March 18th & 19th, 2019

Dr. Lara Cusack (AVC ’05) has completed an Exotics, Wildlife & Zoo Animal Medicine Veterinary internship at WCVM (2007); a Wildlife, Aquatic Animal & Zoo Animal Medicine Veterinary internship at St. Matthews University, Grand Cayman (2011) and a Zoological Medicine Residency at the University of Georgia, Georgia Aquarium (2013-2016). She is currently working for the Florida Panther Project as part of the Florida Fish & Wildlife Research Institute.

Exotic Animal Medicine: Triage, Restraint & Examination
Vision for Building/Expanding an Exotic Animal Practice at AVC
Tuesday, March 19th @ 12:30pm, Lecture Theatre ‘A’, AVC

Any interested faculty / staff are invited to attend. A copy of the candidate’s CV and letter of application are available by contacting Laurel Fisher (fisher@upei.ca) in the Department of Companion Animals

Laurel Fisher
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