Neuropathology - Part II (spinal cord emphasis): ACVIM Brain Camp Online Part II

October 04, 2021 4:00 AM

Course Overview

This 5-hour course will provide an overview of neuropathology, with a particular focus on spinal cord diseases. A general review of normal spinal cord histopathology will precede discussion of large and small animal spinal pathologies. Content includes didactic presentations and live-captured Q&A with Drs. Elena Alina Demeter and Andrew Miller. 


ACVIM / ECVIM-CA / ECVN candidates: $180.00
ACVIM / ECVIM-CA / ECVN Diplomates, ESVN members: $225.00
Non-members: $325.00

Registration fee includes 5 hours of pre-recorded content and 1 hour of the recorded Q&A with the presenters.

Existing Users

(ACVIM Diplomates and candidates; previous ACVIM event attendees)

New Users

(No previous ACVIM Forum or ACE course attendance)

Course Information

  • Date: On Demand through September 2023
  • Location: Virtual
  • Audience: ACVIM, ECVIM-CA & ECVN Diplomates and Candidates
  • Specialty: Neurology
  • Type: On Demand
  • CE Hours: 5.0


RACE Application Status

This program has be approved for 5 hours of Anytime, Non-Interactive-distance medical continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE-approval.

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Sheila Carrera-Justiz, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)


Sheila Carrera-Justiz, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Clinical Associate Professor & Service Chief, Neurology
University of Florida

Dr. Sheila Carrera-Justiz completed her DVM at the University of Florida in 2005, followed by a rotating small animal internship at the University of Missouri and a neurology specialty internship at the Veterinary Specialty Hospital of San Diego.  She then completed a residency in Neurology at Tufts University and attained board certification in 2010.  She obtained the Neurosurgery Certificate of Training from the ACVIM in 2013.  She spent a few years in private practice before returning to academia.  Her professional interests lie in novel neurosurgical approaches, advanced imaging techniques and clinical teaching.  

Elena Alina Demeter, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic)

Elena Alina Demeter, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic)
Assistant Clinical Professor of Anatomic Pathology
Cornell University

Dr. Alina Demeter earned her DVM in Bucharest, Romania, and continued her studies pursuing a PhD in Budapest, Hungary. She did her anatomic pathology residency training at Cornell University where she became passionate about neuropathology. Following her residency and board certification she completed a neuropathology fellowship at Cornell University, and recently joined the anatomic pathology team as a faculty member. Dr. Demeter is currently researching select infectious causes of encephalitis in animals. 

Andrew D. Miller, DVM, DACVP (Anatomic)

Andrew D. Miller, DVM, DACVP (Anatomic)
Associate Professor
Cornell University

Dr. Andrew D. Miller is a graduate of Cornell University (BS ’01, DVM ’05) and a board certified anatomic veterinary pathologist (Dipl. ACVP ’08).  He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Anatomic Pathology at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Miller was previously a faculty member of the New England Primate Research Center, affiliated with Harvard Medical School. His expertise is in oncologic pathology and neuropathology, especially comparative neoplasia. Dr. Miller has authored and co-authored over 140 peer reviewed articles, 5 book chapters, and is an editorial board member of Veterinary Pathology.  
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