Reportable Diseases of Poultry and Other Animals & Pharmacodynamics of Antibiotics Used in Poultry

Provides 2 LEAP CE Credit Hours via Zoom Webinar (Approved by the GA State Board of Vet Med)
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
10 – 11:40 am

Reportable diseases of Poultry and other animals

  • Veterinarians will understand the historical perspective on reportable diseases, from history to NARHS to NLRAD.
  • Veterinarians will learn what, who, why, how to report a poultry disease?
  • What is done with the information once it is submitted to the GA Department of Agriculture?

Pharmacodynamics of Antibiotics used in Poultry

  • Antibiotics that can still be used in poultry under the VFD or prescriptions
  • Pharmacodynamics of each to drive for the best decisions for the production veterinarian

If you can’t attend this webinar, please view our Calendar here. No further events will be added for the 2020 year.

GVMA LEAP CE is free to GVMA Members. Non-members are required to pay a $250 registration fee. It saves to be a member!


Hector M. Cervantes, DVM, MSc, Hon. MAM, DACPV
Associate Professor, Poultry Diagnostic and Research Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia

Robert Cobb, DVM
State Veterinarian, Georgia Department of Agriculture
Dr. Cobb began his professional career at Ogeechee Veterinary Associates in Millen, Georgia, with an emphasis in dairy theriogenology and herd health management across a regional area. In 1983 he purchased a mixed practice, Dublin Veterinary Service in Dublin/Laurens County, Georgia, which he owned and operated for three years as a solo practitioner. From 1987 through 2008, Dr. Cobb was a partner in Dublin Animal Hospital, serving as the managing partner from 1987 through 2002. Following the sale of his financial interest in the veterinary hospital in December 2008, Dr. Cobb continued to practice there through 2010.The State Veterinarian’s Office approves the distribution and sale of all animal vaccines and permits the importation of veterinary biologicals into the state. Requests include permits for vaccine efficacy field trials, autogenous vaccine production and use, and the importation of biological materials to universities and federal laboratories, such as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The proper oversight of animal vaccines and biological materials is critical in maintaining the health of animal populations in Georgia. The Division is involved in environmental stewardship on livestock farms and, in cooperation with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division, trains nutrient management planners and monitors concentrated animal feeding operations.

Janemarie Hennebelle, DVM, MPVM
Assistant State Veterinarian, Georgia Department of Agriculture
Dr. Hennebelle is a Public Health Veterinarian with ten years experience in epidemiology, regulatory practice, and program leadership. She has demonstrated the ability to provide veterinary technical assistance as it relates to the interface of animal-human health, with a focus on zoonotic diseases and is skilled in the surveillance, prevention, and control of infectious diseases and emergency preparedness. As a graduate student, Dr. Hennebelle led a research agenda to analyze the spatial epidemiology and risk factors of the zoonotic disease Leptospira spp. using a large dataset of canine cases and controls and is a leader in government and clinical practice.