Co-Owner, Veterinary Dentistry Specialists (VDS) and Founder, Silo Academy Education Center
Chadds Ford, PA
Dr. Lewis graduated from University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1997 and spent five years in general practice prior to returning for a residency in dentistry and oral surgery. He became a Fellow of the Academy of Veterinary Dentistry (AVD) in 2004 and a Diplomate (specialist) of the American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) in 2005. Dr. Lewis is past-president of the American Veterinary Dental Society, and he is active on various committees of the AVDS, AVD, and AVDC.
At the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Lewis served as assistant professor of Dentistry and Oral Surgery, associate director of the Mari Lowe Center for Comparative Oncology, and Chief of Surgery.
Dr. Lewis’ clinical interests include endodontics, feline tooth resorption, feline stomatitis, oral surgical oncology, noninvasive jaw fracture repair, and lasers in oral surgery and dentistry. When not treating patients or teaching veterinary dentistry and oral surgery, he enjoys spending time with his wife, three sons, two dogs, and two cats.
President, Not One More Vet and Owner, Jurney Veterinary Neurology
San Francisco, CA
Dr. Jurney is originally from Atlanta, and graduated summa cum laude from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2005. After vet school she completed an internship at the VCA Specialty Center of Seattle and her neurology residency at the University of Pennsylvania. She was awarded her neurology diplomate in 2009 and her Advanced Neurosurgery Certificate in 2011. While at UPenn she found her love of teaching, and excelled making the often unloved doctrine of neurology both understandable and practical for her students. This skill has served her well across numerous speaking engagements, in teaching residents and while educating her clients about their pet’s condition.
Dr. Jurney is an enthusiastic clinician. While she enjoys all of neurology, neurosurgical procedures and neurocritical care have a special place in her heart. In 2015, she decided to combine her love of neurology, traveling and education and Jurney Veterinary Neurology was formed.
She currently lives with her husband and their pets in beautiful San Francisco. In her spare time Dr. Jurney is the President of Not One More Vet, the largest wellness focused charity for veterinarians in the world, in addition to being a sculptor, amateur blacksmith and adventurous cook.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Large Animal Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Kennett Square, PA
Dr. Nikki Scherrer currently serves as Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. Dr. Scherrer received a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and graduated summa cum laude at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana. She attended Purdue University, in West Lafayette, Indiana, where she earned a doctorate degree from the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduation she started an internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and following this she started a second rotating internship at University of Pennsylvania’s New Bolton Center. This experience opened the door into an ophthalmology residency at New Bolton Center. She became a Diplomat of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 2019.
LACS Operating Room Technician, University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine
Danielle Browning, LVMT, VTS (Surgery), a senior veterinary technician for University of Tennessee Veterinary Medical Center. Ms. Browning began working for the university in September 2000, she became the Small Animal Soft Tissue ward technician in 2003 and continued into 2020. In April 2020 is made a lateral move into the large animal department where she is currently working as the head operating room technician for both farm animal and equine surgery. She is a graduate of Lincoln Memorial University Veterinary Technology program. Ms. Browning is a founding board member for the Academy of Veterinary Surgical Technicians (AVST), and has served as a member-at-large for the AVST executive board and chair of the AVST program committee. She has spoken across the US and Canada on a variety of soft tissue, wound management, and infection control topics.
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