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Continuing Education Event

Osteochondritis Dissecans
1 hour – CE for veterinarians

Speaker: Richard J. Howard, DVM, MS

Date: Thursday, March 29, 2018

Time: 6:30PM Complimentary meal
7:00PM Presentation begins

Venue: Lucky Lab Brewing Company – Multnomah Village
7675 SW Capitol Highway, Portland, OR 97219

RSVP: By Friday, March 23, 2018 to Lynda Nielsen at 360-694-3007 or

About The Presenter

Dr. Howard graduated from Auburn University with his D.V.M. degree in 1977, and worked for two years in small animal practice before entering a small animal surgical residency program at Kansas State University. After completing his residency and earning a Master’s degree, he continued on at the KSU Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital as an assistant professor in small animal surgery.

In the summer of 1983, Dr. Howard moved to Oregon, living in Grants Pass briefly before coming to Portland to establish the Animal Surgical Practice of Portland in early 1984. Dr. Howard’s surgical interest, expertise include general soft tissue reconstruction, gastrointestinal, oncologic, thoracic and orthopedic surgery. Dr. Howard studied with the late Dr. Barclay Slocum and was the first licensed surgeon to perform the TPLO procedure (1994).

Dr. Howard is a member of numerous professional organizations, including the American Veterinary Medical Association, the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association, the Portland Veterinary Medical Association, and the Association for Veterinary Research and Education.

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