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Elevate: A Virtual Summit Centered Around Precision Medicine For Pets

🗓️ August 9th & 10th
Earn up to 5 hrs of RACE Approved CE online from the comfort of your home or office! The Elevate Veterinary Summit is the most progressive CE event of the year. Join us to hear from innovative leaders in Veterinary Medicine on topics spanning from innovation in cancer care to the very latest in regenerative medicine. Topics for this year's virtual summit include: 
  • Stem Cell Therapy in Veterinary Medicine
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy for Companion Animals
  • Precision Oncology in Veterinary Medicine
  • ​Immunotherapy for Canine Cancer
  • ​And more!
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Day 1 - August 9th

Seeing is Believing: Image-Guided Treatments for Canine Cancer
Dara Kraitchman V.M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

11:00 AM EASTERN | CE Session

Translational Biologics: Immunotherapy for Canine Cancer
Thomas Masterson


Unique Perspective: Cancer Biologist & Pet Cancer Parent
Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D.


Precision Medicine in Veterinary Oncology
Gerry Post DVM, MEM, DACVIM Chief Medical Officer FidoCure


Day 2 - August 10th

A Clinicians Guide to Regenerative Medicine: Stem Cell & PRP Therapy
Mike Hutchinson, DVM


Stem Cells in Companion Animal Internal Medicine Cases


Platelet Rich Plasma & Canine Orthopedics
Mark Cofone, VMD, DACVS


A Roadmap to Success: Implementing Stem Cell & PRP Therapy in the Veterinary Practice Lisa LaCross DVM,CCRT, cVMA


2023 Speaker Lineup

Ron Walton

Dr. Walton is board-certified in both Internal Medicine and Emergency and Critical Care. His special interests include gastrointestinal and respiratory diseases. He enjoys endoscopy, to include GI and bronchoscopy, and has a strong interest in new procedures for thoracoscopic and laparoscopic diagnostics and minimally invasive interventional procedures. A retired U.S. Army officer with 20 years of service, at one time Dr. Walton was the staff veterinarian for the White House

Elizabeth Iorns, Ph.D.
Co-Founder & CEO
Science Exchange

Dr. Elizabeth Iorns is the Co-Founder & CEO of Science Exchange. Elizabeth has a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from the Institute of Cancer Research (UK) and was an Assistant Professor at University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine where she investigated breast cancer development and progression.

Lisa LaCross

Dr. Lisa LaCross graduated from Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 1993. After working in emergency medicine for 4 years, she decided to move north and opened Long Lake Animal Hospital in Traverse City, Michigan. Dr. LaCross has a passion for encouraging personal growth. As a lifelong learner she became a Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapist and Certified Veterinary Medical Acupuncturist. 

Gerry Post
DVM, MEM, DACVIM Chief Medical Officer - FidoCure

Dr. Post is the Chief Medical Officer for FidoCure and has 30 years of veterinary oncology practice experience. He is the founder of the Veterinary Cancer Center, participated in 20 clinical trials, and has published close to 40 peer reviewed papers.

Mike Hutchinson DVM

A leading practitioner in stem cell therapy, Dr. Mike Hutchinson, D.V.M., is a highly sought after speaker at national and international veterinary conferences on the uses of animal stem cells. He has performed more than 1,000 Adipose- Derived Stem Cell procedures on dogs, cats, horses, camels and a bird, among his 20,000 surgeries in almost 34 years of practicing veterinary medicine.

Dara Kraitchman
V.M.D., Ph.D., M.S.

Dr. Dara Kraitchman is a Professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Radiology and Radiological Science. Her research focuses on non-invasive imaging and minimally invasive treatment of cardiovascular disease. Dr. Kraitchman serves as the Cardiovascular Interventional Section Head within the department. Dr. Kraitchman is also the Director of the Center for Image-Guided Animal Therapy (CIGAT).

Thomas Masterson
President - Ardent

Mr. Masterson has served as President of Ardent Animal Health since 2018 with a decade of experience in animal health. Mr. Masterson joined Ardent Animal Health to create profit with a purpose by serving pets through innovation. He is an author of numerous articles and publications with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions. He is a certified RACE speaker on the topics of regenerative medicine and immunotherapy.

Mark Cofone

Dr. Cofone is a 1985 graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine. He went on to complete an internship and surgical residency at Penn, becoming a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 1995. Dr. Cofone has been in private specialty practice for most of the past 30 years. He has been performing Stem Cell Treatments for over 6 years, primarily treating dogs and cats with osteoarthritis and other orthopedic related diseases.

Jerry Jendusa
People/Process Improvement - BreakthrU Family of Companies

Jerry started BreakthrU and co-founded BreakthrU Coaching to follow his passion of helping small businesses grow by giving back to entrepreneurs. He does this by telling the story of how he grew his company, EMTEQ, from a basement start-up to an international 100M business and the lessons he learned along the journey. Along with advising his companies, he is an active member of the entrepreneurship community. Jerry is a co-chair of Scale Up Milwaukee, an advisory member for the UWM Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship’s Entrepreneurship in Residence Program and a mogul on Milwaukee’s own TV program, Project Pitch It. He was the Co-Founder, majority owner, Chairman, CEO and President at EMTEQ for 18 years.

Furthering Patient Care Through Precision Medicine

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