Hyperthyroid Cats: Diagnosis and New Thoughts - Vet Education


Hyperthyroid Cats: Diagnosis and New Thoughts

Free Webinar brought to you by Hill's Pet Nutrition USA - Clinical Series

In the last few years, much information has been uncovered about diagnosing hyperthyroidism as well as iatrogenic hypothyroidism and its detrimental effects on survival. Thyroid testing will be covered as well as Information on therapy options. How best to monitor cats during methimazole therapy or after surgery or radioiodine therapy will be discussed. Common issues that can limit survival will be considered.


Ellen Behrend


Dr. Ellen Behrend received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988, followed by a one-year internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Michigan State University and then two years in private practice.

Dr. Behrend finished both a residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine and a Master’s Degree at Colorado State University in 1994, and she completed a fellowship in Endocrinology in 1998 and a Ph.D. in 2001 from Auburn University. Dr. Behrend has served as a consultant for the Auburn University Endocrine Diagnostic Service since 1994 and VIN since 1998.

She is currently the Joezy Griffin Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences and an Auburn University Alumni Professor.

She has authored or co-authored approximately 70 abstracts, 65 journal articles and 35 book chapters as well as serving as section editor for five textbook editions. Dr. Behrend is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine) and is a member of the College’s Board of Regents.

Daniels Award for Excellence in Small Animal Endocrinology
Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
Pfizer/Zoetis Distinguished Teacher Award – Awarded Twice


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Date: Tuesday, 29 October 2019
Time: 20:00 EDT

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