|Event: Annual scientific meeting of the ACVR and its Affiliate of Radiation Oncology, Nov 28-Dec 2, 2000|
Program: More than 175 veterinarians chose from 47 presentations and posters dealing with diagnostic radiology, ultrasonography, nuclear medicine, computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and radiation oncology. The keynote speakers were Dr. E. James Potchen, on "Managing high technology and diagnostic imaging," Dr. Helen F. Routh on "Applications and future ultrasound directions," Dr. Lynne Nelson on "Essentials of echocardiography," Dr. Gregory M. Dennis on "Legal and ethical implications of veterinary telemedicine and e-health," Dr. Mark Schweitzer on MR imaging of muscle," Dr. Henri van Bree on "Use of CT in musculoskeletal disease," and Dr. Rodney Withers on "Quantitating biology of cancer treatment." A film reading session and daylong forum on abdominal radiology were also presented.
Dr. Margaret McEntee
New diplomates: Newly certified in the ACVR by examination are Drs. Eric Green, Madison, Wis; Dennis Keith, Mesa, Ariz; Robert McLear, Philadelphia; Linda Mellema, Boston; Amy Sato, Westborough, Mass; and Lisa Suslak-Brown, Media, Pa. The new diplomates of the ACVR Affiliate of Radiation Oncology are Drs. Tracy LaDue, Tampa, Fla, and Rodney Ayl, Los Angeles.
Dr. Catherine Lustgarten
Awards: Resident Authored Paper Award: Dr. Rachel Pollard, Davis, Calif, for her paper on videocinefluoroscopy of canine swallowing
Officers: Drs. Catherine Lustgarten, Dallas, president; Eric Wisner, University of California-Davis, president-elect; Margaret McEntee, Cornell University, president of the Affiliate of Radiation Oncology; and Michael Walker, Texas A&M University, president-elect of the affiliate.
Contact: More information about the ACVR can be found at www.acvr.ucdavis.edu, or contact Dr. Myron Bernstein, ACVR Executive Director, PO Box 87, Glencoe, IL 60022.