Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center has announced its 2008-09 Tuesday Talks schedule. This series of lectures is designed to provide veterinarians, horse owners, and horse professionals with valuable insight and practical advice related to a wide array of equine health care topics.

The 2008-09 Tuesday Talks schedule is as follows

  • Dec. 2: “Emergency Care for Equine Wounds and Lacerations,” presented by Dr. Jennifer Brown who is a clinical assistant professor of emergency medicine and surgery, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.
  • Jan. 13: “Emerging Issues in Equine Parasite Management,” presented by Dr. Harold C. McKenzie III, who is an assistant professor of equine medicine, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.
  • Feb. 10: “Equine Colic: A Real Pain in the Gut,” presented by Dr. Nat White and and Jean Ellen Shehan, professor and Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center director.
  • March 10: “Current Practices in Equine Reproduction,” presented by Dr. James Brown, resident in equine surgery, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center.

All Tuesday Talk lectures will be held at 7 p.m. in the Equine Medical Center’s library. No fee is charged for attending but seating is limited and pre-registration is required. To register, e-mail Amy Troppmann or call (703) 771-6843. Additional information regarding the center and its services is available on the center’s website.