Professor of Equine Surgery
Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan
James Carmalt MA, VetMB,MVetSc, FRCVS, DABVP(Eq), DAVDC(Eq), DACVSMR, DACVS-LA; Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Canada.
After graduating from the University of Cambridge in 1998, Dr. Carmalt did an internship in Large Animal Medicine at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (WCVM), University of Saskatchewan. After working in general mixed practice (Tasmania, Australia) he returned for two back-to-back residencies in equine practice and large animal surgery. Dr. Carmalt then spent one year in Australia at an equine specialty practice focused on Thoroughbred broodmare and foal surgery. He returned to Canada in 2007 and joined the WCVM's Department of Large Animal Sciences where he is the director of the ACVS large animal surgery residency program. Dr. Carmalt travels extensively to work in private practices and academic institutions internationally. He has authored more than 70 peer-reviewed publications and has presented his research findings at more than two dozen international conferences. His main areas of research are equine pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID or Cushing's disease), the focus of his ongoing PhD; equine dentistry (temporomandibular joint disease or TMJ) and evidence-based medicine.
Saturday, October 14
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM
University of Tennessee
Jim Schumacher graduated from Kansas State University in 1973. He worked in private equine and food animal practices in Texas, California, and Kansas for 5 years after graduation. Most of this time in private practice was spent working in feedyards in Western Kansas. He completed a master’s degree and a residency in large animal surgery at Texas A&M University in 1980. He was a member of the faculty at Texas A&M University until 1997. Since then he has worked at the University of London, Auburn University, the University College Dublin, and the University of Tennessee, where he has been a member of the faculty of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Science since 2003. He is a member of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. His research interests are equine respiratory and reproductive surgery and lameness.
Colorado State University
Kurt Selberg is a North Idaho native; where his family owned a quarter horse ranch. He received his bachelors degree in animal science from the University of Idaho. He then went on to obtain a master of science in nutritional physiology/molecular cell biology from the University of Florida. After completing his doctorate in veterinary medicine from Washington State University, he completed an equine sports medicine internship at Virginia Equine Imaging in Middleburg, VA. Dr. Selberg completed a three year radiology residency at Colorado State University. Following his residency he completed fellowship in advanced imaging with training from Colorado State University and from Musculoskeletal Radiologists at The Imaging Center in Fort Collins, CO. He recently returned to equine diagnostic imaging position at Colorado State University in September of 2016 after being at the University of Georgia. His area of interest is the equine athlete and equine musculoskeletal diagnostic imaging. He is a certified member and lecturer at many of the International Society of Equine Locomotor Pathology continuing education events, is actively involved in AAEP educational programs, and a FEI treating veterinarian. Aside from radiology, he also enjoys skiing , fishing, spending time with good friends and family, his lovely wife Katie, yellow dogs, little girl Beckett and expecting little boy.
Saturday, October 14
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
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