Pituitary Pars Intermedia Dysfunction (Equine Cushing’s Disease): Challenges of Diagnosis and Treatment From My Horse University:
by Dr. Hal Schott, DVM Michigan State University Tuesday,
October 23, 2007
7:00 PM. EDT
From My Horse University:
"Older horses are becoming an increasingly important component of the horse industry. This presentation will describe the clinical problems associated with PPID as well as summarize current knowledge about the cause of PPID in horses.
We will also discuss recommended approaches to diagnosis, management, and treatment of affected horses as well as take a look at case examples.
Dr. Schott received his DVM degree in 1984 from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. He started his career with three years in private equine practice in Southern California. Dr. Schott subsequently pursued advanced training by completing a residency in equine internal medicine and a Ph.D. in equine exercise physiology at Washington State University. Since 1995, Dr. Schott has been an equine medicine clinician at Michigan State University with a strong clinical interest in urinary tract disorders, respiratory disease, and endocrinological disorders. In addition, he continues to pursue a research interest of fluid and electrolyte balance in
endurance horses. "