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Neurologic Exam and All it Takes is a Blood Test (2.0 Hours of CE)

When: Thursday, October 11, 2018
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Mazza Center at South Hills Business School
480 Waupelani Drive
State College, Pennsylvania  16801
United States
Contact: Jen Morris

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The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) is hosting a dinner meeting and we hope you will join us! This is your chance to interact with colleagues, receive an update on current initiatives within PVMA, and earn CE credits.

Part 1: The Neurological Exam & Neuroanatomic Localization:  Spinal Cord Disease, Neuromuscular Disorders, and the “Down Dog”

Part 2: All it Takes is a Blood Sample: Genetic and Serologic Diagnosis of Neurologic and Neuromuscular Disorders

Presented By: Edward MacKillop, DVM, ACVIM
Thursday, October 11, 2018
6:30 - 9:30 pm


Mazza Center at South Hills Business School
480 Waupelani Drive
State College, PA 16801 

Schedule of Events
  • 6:00 - 6:30 pm Registration & Networking
  • 6:30 - 7:15 pm Light Dinner Served
  • 7:15 - 7:30 pm PVMA Update
  • 7:30 - 9:30 pm Presentation

Continuing Education
2.0 hours of approved continuing education credit will be provided by the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association.

Edward MacKillop, DVM, ACVIM

Dr. MacKillop received his BSc (magna cum laude) and DVM degrees from Cornell University in 2000 and 2004 respectively.  He then completed a rotating internship at Tufts University from 2004-2005 and a residency in veterinary neurology/neurosurgery at North Carolina State University from 2005-2008.  During his residency, he was voted resident of the year and received the ACVIM Resident Research Award.  In 2008, he became a Diplomate of ACVIM in the specialty of neurology.  He subsequently took a position at Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Center (PVSEC) and became the first veterinary neurologist in western Pennsylvania.  Dr. MacKillop has authored numerous journal articles including an MRI atlas of normal canine brain anatomy and a review of the MRI appearance of brain malformations in dogs and cats.  He is a reviewer for several veterinary journals and is on the editorial board of the Czech veterinary journal.  He enjoys teaching and has lectured at both local and national veterinary conferences.  

There is no charge to attend!  Pre-registration is required by October 9, 2018.