Equine/Large Animal

Exercise-Induced Cardiac Arrhythmias in Racehorses
Seminar: American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: Equine

Friday, October 13
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Room 204–205

Samantha H. Franklin, BVSc, PhD, DACVSMR

Head of Department (Equine Health & Performance)
University of Adelaide

Sam Franklin BVSc, PhD, MRCVS, DipACVSMR, RCVS recognized specialist in Equine Medicine (Sports Medicine) Sam graduated from the University of Bristol in the UK and, following a period in mixed practice, returned to Bristol to complete a PhD relating to dynamic upper airway obstructions in equine athletes. Whilst in the UK, Sam was instrumental in the development of the world's first overground endoscope, with the aid of funding from the Horserace Betting Levy Board. Her clinical and research interests relate to poor performance in equine athletes, with a particular interest in cardiorespiratory disorders. Sam moved to the University of Adelaide in 2010, where she is currently the Head of the Equine Department. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. She joined the ICEEP international committee in 2014 and is the chair of the local committee for the 2018 conference, which will be held in Lorne, Australia in November, 2018.

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José M. García-López, VMD, DACVS, DACVSMR

Associate Professor Large Animal Surgery Director of Equine Sports Medicine
Tufts University

Dr. José M. García-López, VMD, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl. ACVSMR
American College of Veterinary Surgeons
American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Associate Professor Large Animal Surgery
Director of Equine Sports Medicine
Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

José obtained his VMD from the University of Pennsylvania in 1996 and went on to complete a 1-year Equine Internship at Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center (Ringoes, New Jersey, USA) followed by a 3-year Large Animal Surgical Residency with special focus on Equine Sports Medicine at Tufts University in North Grafton, Massachusetts. He became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2001. Following his residency José obtained a Lecturer position in the Section of Equine Sports Medicine and Imaging at the University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania where he remained for 2 years. In 2002, he returned to Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine as an Assistant Professor in Large Animal Surgery and in 2010, he was promoted to Associate Professor. While at Tufts, he has continued to concentrate his work in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders as well as the use of advanced imaging in the equine athlete. In 2010, he also became a faculty member of AO VET North America. He became board certified by the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation in 2013. Dr. García-López specializes in equine orthopedic surgery including arthroscopy and fracture repair, upper respiratory surgery, lameness diagnosis and treatment, and advanced imaging. He regularly lectures and provides consultations at the national and international level.

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