Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center 2111 N. Lacrosse St, Rapid City, SD 57701

February 6, 2021

9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Virtual Meeting

This year’s West River Veterinary Medical Association meeting and the James Bailey Herd Health Conference will be held virtually. For those who are interested in attending both meetings the SDVMA is happy to offer a discounted rate. The price of both meetings for members of the SDVMA will be $125 and for non-members it will be $200.


6 Credit Hours

Let’s Open a Can of Worms – Dr. Ashley McGrew, a graduate of Colorado State University (CSU), completing studies in both the DVM and PhD programs. She teaches parasitology as an assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, Immunology & Pathology in the undergraduate and DVM programs at CSU. She also serves as head of the parasitology section in the CSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories. 

Heartworm: As Much as I can Tell You in Less Than 2 Hours – Dr. Andy Moorhead, a small animal parasitologist and assistant professor at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Moorhead received his DVM from North Carolina State University, followed by an MS in veterinarian parasitology from Purdue University. He then received his PhD from Cornell University. 

Canine Lyme Disease: Risk, Symptoms, Testing, and Prevention – Dr. Kathryn Reif earned her MSPH from the Tulane University Scholl of Public Health and her PhD from the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine, studying and conducting research on pathogens of veterinary and medical importance, including tick-, flea-, and mosquito-borne bacterial pathogens.