Module 8: Disease Prevention and Effective Therapeutics
In order to maximize disease treatments and design effective treatment programs, you need to fully understand and improve the host’s response to disease challenges. In this module we will explore developing effective therapeutic plans, building evidenced based treatment SOP’s, how the host resistance mechanisms function, and the principles of how to apply vaccines and other tools in the most effective manner.
Dr. Christopher Chase, Professor, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, South Dakota State University (SDSU) is a native of Sisseton, SD and attended SDSU. He was an associate at the Viborg Veterinary Clinic, Viborg, SD, for 5 years and has continued his involvement in clinical veterinary medicine for the past 25 years.
Dr. Apley began his veterinary medicine career with a general practice in central Kansas, followed by a feedlot consulting/contract research practice in Colorado. He later joined the faculty at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and worked there until 2005, when he joined the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine as a professor of veterinary clinical sciences. He teaches beef production medicine, large-animal medicine and clinical pharmacology courses and he holds the E.J. Frick Professorship in Veterinary Medicine.