Stanley L. MarksBVSc, PhD, DACVIM (Internal Medicine, Oncology), DACVN Professor of Internal Medicine

Dr. Stan Marks graduated from the University of Pretoria, South Africa, and completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Missouri, Columbia. He completed a small animal internal medicine residency program at the University of Florida and an oncology residency program at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Marks received his PhD degree in Nutrition from the University of California, Davis, where he is currently a Professor in the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology. Dr. Marks is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) in the subspecialties of internal medicine and oncology, and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Nutrition (ACVN). He is the Director of the Companion Animal Gastrointestinal Laboratory that focuses on furthering our understanding and knowledge of canine and feline infectious enteropathies. In addition, Dr. Marks has research interests in the diagnosis and management of esophageal disorders in dogs. Dr. Marks has received numerous faculty teaching awards over the years and was honored to be selected the Speaker of the Year at the 2003 NAVC Conference and the 2012 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Convention. He has published extensively in the areas of canine and feline gastroenterology, and has contributed chapters to a number of textbooks.

Sep 27
8:15-9:05 Update on therapeutic strategies for gastrointestinal disease
9:10-10:00 What is the latest on infectious gastrointestinal diseases?
10:40-11:30 Case-based review of esophageal disorders in the dog - more common than you think
11:35-12:25 Diagnostic and therapeutic approach to the cat with chronic vomiting
Sep 28
15:50-16:40 Clinical manifestations of gastrointestinal disorders
16:45-17:35 Overview of diagnostic tests and procedures for diseases of the gastrointestinal tract