Candidate Presentation: Zoo, Exotic & Wildlife Animal Medicine

Event Date:
Tuesday, March 19, 2019, 12:30 pm
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 ( in the Department of Companion Animals
Contact Name
Laurel Fisher