Dr. Matt Salois will present a birds-eye view – through a business lens – of what’s ahead for veterinary medicine based on information shared at the AVMA Business and Economic Forum held in October. He will provide key take-aways on Forum topics including:
You’ll emerge from this session with a heightened awareness of the economic opportunities and challenges confronting veterinary medicine, and a deepened understanding of taking a data-based, evidence-centered approach on solutions and recommendations for creating a more economically thriving veterinary profession.
Matthew Salois, PhD
Dr. Salois is passionate about applying economics, statistics and communications to enhance the daily lives of veterinarians. He worked in private industry, government and academia before joining the AVMA in 2018 as director of veterinary economics. From 2014 to 2018, Dr. Salois served as director of global scientific affairs and policy at Elanco Animal Health, supervising a team of scientists in veterinary medicine, human medicine, animal welfare, economics and sustainability. His group devised and executed scientific engagement strategy, and built collaborative partnerships with universities, associations and scientific societies. Dr. Salois earned his Ph.D. in Food and Resource Economics from the University of Florida and holds an M.A. in Applied Economics and a B.S. in Health Services Administration from the University of Central Florida.