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Fall Seminar Series 1- Clinician Scientists with Dr. Lauren Schnabel & Dr. Tara Harrison

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September 8, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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Join VetPAC in Riddick 450 on Thursday from 5:30-6:30PM to meet CVM NCSU Clinician Scientists, Dr. Lauren Schnabel and Dr. Tara Harrison!

“Dr. Schnabel is an Associate Professor of Equine Orthopedic Surgery in the Department of Clinical Sciences at NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine. She is also an Associate Director of the Comparative Medicine Institute at NCSU. Dr. Schnabel completed her DVM, Large Animal Surgery Residency, and PhD at Cornell University under the mentorship of Dr. Lisa Fortier and Dr. Douglas Antczak. She is board certified in both the American College of Veterinary Surgery and the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation. Lauren’s research focuses on stem cell immunology, use of biologic therapies to treat musculoskeletal injuries and diseases, and advancing equine rehabilitation protocols. In February of 2019, Dr. Schnabel was named an NC State University Faculty Scholar; and in April of 2020, she received the Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence.  Dr. Schnabel is also the CMO and co-founder of the start-up company Vetletics, Inc. responsible for the only dynamic compression device available on the veterinary market.”


“Dr. Tara Harrison graduated from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine with her DVM degree. Afterward, she earned a Masters of Preventive Veterinary Medicine degree at the University of California-Davis, where she worked with Dr. Linda Munson as a post-doctoral fellow in the contraceptive advisory group. She did veterinary internships at Toledo Zoo and Wildlife Safari. She then spent ten years working as a veterinarian and curator at Potter Park Zoo and an additional year as the Director of Animal Health at Potter Park Zoo. Dr. Harrison was also an Assistant Professor at Michigan State University during that time. She then went back to UC Davis and was an Assistant Professor in UC Davis’ Department of Medicine and Epidemiology and a veterinarian at the Sacramento Zoo. She is currently an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine Exotic Animal Medicine Service. She is board certified in the American College of Zoological Medicine and the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.”


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