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Edward Cheng, DVM

University of Georgia

Edward Cheng received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Colorado State University in May 2018, and is currently a small animal rotating medicine and surgery intern at the University of Georgia.


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David E. Holt, BVSc, DACVS

Professor of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania

David Holt is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and Professor of Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He is part of a team that have been using near-infrared (NIR) fluorophores and imaging systems to identify cancer, cancer margins, and metastatic lymph nodes intraoperatively for over six years. The work performed in clinical canine and feline cancer patients has led to five clinical trials in human cancer patients.


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Susannah Sample, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVS-SA

University of Wisconsin-Madison

Susannah Sample, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS-SA is a clincian scientist at the University of Wisconsin Madison and is a member of the Comparative Orthopeadic and Genetics Research Laboratory.


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Chad W. Schmiedt, DVM, DACVS-SA

University of Georgia

Dr. Chad Schmiedt received his DVM from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000, followed by internships at the University of Tennessee and the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center. Dr. Schmiedt completed a surgical residency at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, and remained there as a clinical instructor for several years. In 2007, Dr. Schmiedt returned to UGA to join the Faculty at the College of Veterinary Medicine as a soft tissue surgeon. Dr. Schmiedt is currently a Professor in the Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery and section head of Small Animal Surgery and Anesthesia. Clinically, Dr. Schmiedt enjoys all aspects of soft tissue surgery including oncologic, minimally invasive, and urogenital surgery. Dr. Schmiedt also runs the renal transplantation program at the University of Georgia. Dr. Schmiedt’s current research interests include responses of the kidney to injury, the relationship between acute and chronic renal disease, application of stem cells in kidney disease, and methods to improve surgical education.


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Kazuki Takamura, DVM

Jasmine Veterinary Cardiovascular Medical Center

Kazuki Takamura, DVM, Japan Animal Specialty Medical Institute Inc., JASMINE Veterinary Cardiovascular Medical Center


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Megan L. Wilson, DVM

Kansas State University


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