American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Published on August 14, 2019
Dr. Smith
Dr. Bradford Smith
Dr. Cohn
Dr. Leah Cohn
Dr. DiBartola
Dr. Stephen DiBartola
Dr. Garrett
Dr. Laura Garrett​

Event

2019 forum, June 5-8, Phoenix

Program

Of the registered attendees at the meeting, 2,572 were veterinarians, 360 were veterinary technicians, and 141 were veterinary students.

Awards

Robert W. Kirk Award for Professional Excellence
Dr. Bradford Smith (California-Davis '70), Davis, California, for outstanding achievements and dedicated service to the veterinary profession. Dr. Smith is a professor emeritus at the University of California-Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. He served as chief of the Large Animal Medicine Service, was associate dean for clinical programs, and directed the William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital. A diplomate of the ACVIM, Dr. Smith is the principle author and organizer of the textbook "Large Animal Internal Medicine."

ACVIM Lee and Inge Pyle Service Award
Dr. Leah Cohn (Tennessee '86), Columbia, Missouri, for outstanding and dedicated service to the college in a volunteer capacity. Dr. Cohn serves as a professor of veterinary internal medicine and is chief of the small animal internal medicine service at the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a diplomate and a past president of the ACVIM.

International Renal Interest Society Osborne Award
Dr. Stephen DiBartola (California-Davis '76), Columbus, Ohio, for his contributions to the field of veterinary nephrology. A diplomate of the ACVIM, Dr. DiBartola is a professor emeritus in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. His research interests focus on reactive amyloidosis and polycystic kidney disease. Dr. DiBartola is co-editor in chief of the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine and the author of "Fluid, Electrolyte, and Acid-Base Disorders in Small Animal Practice."

New Diplomates

Cardiology
Brent Aona, Westerville, Ohio
Bruno Boutet, Cave Creek, Arizona
Christina Bové, Broomfield, Colorado
Flávia Giacomazzi, Calgary, Alberta
Kayla Grint, Pleasant View, Utah
Derek Hanes, Boulder, Colorado
Emily Karlin, Westborough, Massachusetts
Satoko Nishimura, Honolulu
Alyssa Pinkos, Chicago
Rebecca Saunders, St. Louis
Ilaria Spalla, Gallarate, Italy
Julia Rice Treseder, New Haven, Connecticut
Mari Waterman, Calabassas, California
Lauren Wiley, New York

Large animal internal medicine
Rosemary Bayless, Cary, North Carolina
David Byrne, Aubin Grove, Australia
Marta Cercone, Ithaca, New York
Katharine D.D. Christie, Athens, Georgia
Charlotte Easton-Jones, Davis, California
Gustavo Ferlini Agne, Adelaide, Australia
Lisa Gamsjaeger, Calgary, Alberta
Emma Gorenberg, Washington, D.C.
Jennifer Halleran, Raleigh, North Carolina
Emily John, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
So Young Kwon, Brighton, England
Tasha Likavec, Lexington, Kentucky
Brina Lopez, Glendale, Arizona
Daniela Luethy, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
Lynn Martin, Centralia, Missouri
Rebecca Ruby, Paris, Kentucky
Sara Sammons, Canby, Oregon
Emily Schaefer, Leesburg, Virginia
Fauna Smith, Winters, California
Freya Stein, Spokane, Washington
Ludovic Tanquerel, Crouay, France
Amanda Trimble, Columbia, Missouri
Jessie Ziegler, Pullman, Washington

Neurology
Devin Ancona, Laguna Niguel, California
Laura Barnard, Hamilton, Ontario
Philip Cohen, Newton, Pennsylvania
William Kay Jr., Wrightstown, New Jersey
Austin Kerns, Los Gatos, California
Chun-Sheng "Jason" Lee, New Taipei, Taiwan
Jessica Miller, Altamonte Springs, Florida
Bonnie Oliphant, Pasadena, California
Arturo Otamendi, Kenner, Louisiana
Thomas Parmentier, Guelph, Ontario
Lindsey Peterson, Chicago
Muna Qahwash, Kirkland, Washington
Courtney Sampson, Greenville, South Carolina
Alexander Tun, San Francisco
Kathryn Weiss, Weston, Massachusetts
Baye Williamson, San Jose, California

Oncology
Caleb Alexander, Mansfield, Massachusetts
Sami Al-Nadaf, Davis, California
Gabrielle Angelo, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Jacqueline Bloch, Copley, Ohio
Corrine Camero, Cincinnati
Lillie Davis, Wayne, Pennsylvania
Jesse Dawson, Dallas
Matthew Dowling, Portland, Oregon
Brolin Evans, Mableton, Georgia
Kayla Harding, Boulder, Colorado
Briana Keller, Woodbury, Minnesota
Kelly Kezer, Tampa, Florida
Rachel Kovac, Dallas
Michelle LaRue, Allen, Texas
Haley Leeper, Corvallis, Oregon
Jennifer Lenz, Philadelphia
Alycen Lundberg, Urbana, Illinois
Taya Marquardt, Starkville, Mississippi
Arata Matsuyama, Guelph, Ontario
Kimberly Menard, San Antonio
Danielle Richardson, Guelph, Ontario
Ignasi Rodríguez, Barcelona, Spain
Anneliese Stell, Hatfield, England
Nathaniel Vos, Chicago
Lark Walters, Charlotte, North Carolina

Small animal internal medicine
Yoko Ambrosini, Seattle
Harmeet Aulakh, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Caitlin Barry-Heffernan, Livonia, Michigan
Ashtri Bonaparte, Newport Beach, California
Moria Borys, San Mateo, California
Annabel Botsford, Bethesda, Maryland
Ryan Bray, Roswell, Georgia
Ian Brooks, Hudson, Ohio
Anne-Sophie Bua, Verdun, Quebec
Alyssa Chandler, Paramus, New Jersey
Betty Chow, Los Angeles
Benoît Cuq, Guelph, Ontario
Macy Drinkhouse, Columbus, Ohio
Yordan Fernandez Rodriguez, Madrid
Heidi Fink, Los Gatos, California
Rebecca Geddes, Bushey, England
Elizabeth Groth, St. Paul, Minnesota
Laura Haysom, Santa Rosa, California
Sandro Hinden, Thun, Switzerland
Kimberly Hooi, Urbana, Illinois
Jared Jaffey, Phoenix
Allison Kendall, Cary, North Carolina
Yoojin Kim, Grand Rapids, Michigan
Lucy Kopecny, Davis, California
Michael Lane, Cincinnati
Melinda Larson, Largo, Florida
Erin Lashnits, Raleigh, North Carolina
Kelly Makielski, Minneapolis
Alison Manchester, College Station, Texas
Tara Mauro, San Diego
Brigitte McAtee, Portland, Oregon
Megan McClosky, Philadelphia
Alaina Burkard Moon, Olympia, Washington
Patrick Moyle, Raleigh, North Carolina
Samantha Muro, Fort Worth, Texas
Dana Neiman, McLean, Virginia
A. Catherine Peace, Lawrence, Kansas
Krystle Reagan, Woodland, California
Melisa Rosenthal, Waltham, Massachusetts
Lana Rothenburg, Oklahoma City
Maria del Rocio Saiz Alvarez, Valencia, Spain
Masahiko Sato, Iwatsuki-ku, Japan
Sarah Schmid, Lynnwood, Washington
Eileen Seage, New York
Kathryn Simpson, Valparaiso, Indiana
Emma Stanley, New York
Stacie Summers, Fort Collins, Colorado
Judd Sumner, Brisbane, Australia
Florence Vessieres, Stoke St. Michael, England
Kayla Viebrock, Olathe, Kansas
Stuart Walton, Gainesville, Florida
Kendall Wilson, New York
Sarah Winzelberg Olson, Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Stacey Wylie, Levittown, Pennsylvania

Officials

Drs. Laura Garrett, Urbana, Illinois, president; Linda Fineman, Denver, president-elect; Allen Roussel, College Station, Texas, treasurer; Jane Armstrong, Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, chair, Board of Regents; Susan White, Watkinsville, Georgia, immediate past chair; Etienne Cote, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Specialty of Cardiology president; John Rossmeisl Jr., Blacksburg, Virginia, Specialty of Neurology president; Ruthanne Chun, Madison, Wisconsin, Specialty of Oncology president; Joerg Steiner, College Station, Texas, Specialty of Small Animal Internal Medicine president; Harold Schott II, East Lansing, Michigan, Specialty of Large Animal Internal Medicine president; and Jana Gordon, Corvallis, Oregon, ACVIM Forum program chair