Auburn, Alabama —
Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is the host of the 21st Annual Descriptive Veterinary Pathology Course, a week-long intensive course designed to help attendees learn to describe gross and microscopic lesions in a variety of major organs in numerous animal species. The course welcomes 60 pathology residents and trainees from across the United States and abroad who are preparing for board certification by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Dr. Bruce Williams, primary organizer and lecturer within the course, is joined this year by lecturers Drs. Shannon Lacy, Dana Scott, and Paul Stromberg, and local liason Dr. Jey Koehler.
The conference is sponsored by The Charles Louis Davis, D.V.M. Foundation, the world’s largest organization composed of individuals who are engaged in the formal or informal study, practice or teaching of Avian, Aquatic, Comparative, Veterinary, Wildlife and Zoological Pathology or related scientific disciplines. The latter disciplines are those which contribute to the understanding of disease processes in animals, such as allergy, anatomy, bacteriology, biochemistry, biology, clinical chemistry, clinical medicine, cytology, dermatology, immunology, microbiology, nutrition, ophthalmology, parasitology, psychology, physiology, teratology, toxicology and virology.