Charles Louis Davis and Samuel Wesley Thompson DVM Foundation

For the Advancement of Veterinary and Comparative Pathology | Phone: 847-367-4359 | Fax: 847-247-1869
Upcoming Meetings
25th Annual South Central Division Meeting

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Date: Friday, October 07, 2016
Duration: 2 day(s)
Location: Texas A&M University Galveston Campus
Program Director: Dr. Barbara Lewis
The Davis-Thompson Foundation will present the 26th Annual Program of the Southcentral Division for members and guests, Friday and Saturday, October 7-8, 2016 at Texas A&M University Galveston Campus ( The registration fee will include morning and afternoon refreshments, group Friday lunch and dinner, and the 2017 membership for current non-members. Guests are welcome to join us for the dinner.

Dr. Wes Baumgartner from Mississippi State University will present a guest lecture: Aquatic Animal Pathology; Fish, Invertebrates, and Aquaculture Perspectives In addition, Dr. Fabio del Piero, from LSU will administer a mock gross exam on liver pathology.

Attendees are also invited to present a 10 to 15-minute report to the group on an interesting case. Please send two (2) stained microslides with Microsoft Word formatted files (no PDFs) of History and Synopsis (diagnosis, comments, applicable references on a separate page) for digitizing and redistribution by August 26, 2016. See registration form for details.

Hotel Accommodations:
Reserve your room at the Holiday Inn Resort on the Beach under Davis-Thompson Foundation.
(800) 315-2621

Continuing Education Credits: 10
This program has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 10 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours acceptable in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call Dr. James Britt (501-912-1449, further information.
Members: $175
Non-members: $275 (to include 2017 dues)
Extra Dinner Guests/Spouses: $40

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Diagnostic Pathology Symposium: Dermatopathology

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Date: Friday, October 14, 2016
Duration: 1 day(s)
Location: Sheraton Hotel
3121 W. Gate City Blvd (formerly High Point Road)
Greensboro, NC
in conjunction with the 59th Annual AAVLD annual meeting
Program Director: Dr. Matti Kiupel (Michigan State University)
In conjunction with the 59th Annual AAVLD annual meeting, the Davis-Thompson Foundation will be conducting an eight-hour continuing education symposium entitled "Diagnostic Dermatopathology" on October 14, 2016, with Course Director Matti Kiupel (Michigan State University) and invited guest lecturers Elizabeth Mauldin and Charles Bradley (both University of Pennsylvania).
The following topics will be covered: basics of dermatopathology, epidermal biology and disorders of cornification, the canine cutaneous micobiome and atopic dermatitis, lupus and related interface disorders, inflammatory and non-inflammatory alopecia, clinical case correlates with discussion. Didactic lectures will be combined with audience participation to result in an engrossing day-long seminar. Davis-Thompson Foundation is an approved CE provider. Don't miss out on what promises to be another exciting Davis-Thompson Foundation/AAVLD co-sponsored symposium.

Friday, October 14, 2016
8:00 AM - 8:10 AMIntroduction, announcementsKiupel
8:10 AM - 9:00 AMGetting started - Basics of dermatopathologyMauldin
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMEpidermal biology and disorders of cornificationMauldin
10:00 AM - 10:30 AMBreak
10:30 AM - 11:30 AMThe canine cutaneous micobiome and atopic dermatitisBradley
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMLupus and related interface disorders Mauldin
12:30 PM - 1:30 PMLunch
1:30 PM - 2:15 PMInflammatory alopecia Bradley
2:15 PM - 3:00 PMNon-inflammatory alopeciaBradley
3:00 PM - 3:30 PMBreak
3:30 PM - 5:30 PMClinical case correlates with discussionMauldin and Bradley
5:30 PM - 5:50 PMDiscussion and closing commentsAll

Continuing Education Credits: 8
Tuition of $150 includes refreshments, CD of presentations and continuing education credits. The tuition fee will be waived for the winners of the travel award.
Please Pre-register to guarantee receipt of materials.
Registration is through Davis-Thompson Foundation and is separate from meeting registration fees.

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2017 General Pathology Review
Date: Thursday, January 19, 2017
Duration: 4 day(s)
Location: Lecture hall TBD
College of Veterinary Medicine, University of California at Davis
Program Director: Dr. Patricia A. Pesavento, DVM, PhD
School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
Vet Med:PMI, 4206 VM3A
1 Shields Ave
School of Veterinary Medicine, UC Davis
Davis, CA 95616
United States
Join us for an intensive course covering topics in general pathology! The course will cover information included in the Phase I portion of the certifying examination. Your instructors are all experienced trainers who will focus on material derived from the texts, and they will also include relevant and recent advances in general pathology. The material will be integrated with cases and mechanisms of disease in breakout sessions that are designed to reinforce information through practical and diagnostic applications of general pathology knowledge. Those enrolled will receive a study guide and study questions by November 2016, as well as a reference list of key important and/or recent articles (chosen by each of the faculty). All enrolled will have the opportunity to take a practice exam that will be graded and returned to each candidate.

Coverage of major topics are:
Cellular responses to injury
Inflammation and Repair
Immunity and Hypersensitivity
Toxicologic Pathology
Microbial mechanisms of disease

Special Instructions:
A printable registration form is available below. The Foundation will be offering online registration shortly, details to follow.
Hotel Accommodations:
Hyatt Place
Group rate under: CL Davis General Pathology Course
Continuing Education Credits: 28
Tuition is $500 for individual/affilliate (university)/corporate members; $600 for non-members.
Members of the host facility do not pay tuition.

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