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Invited Presentations by 
Dr. Susan Mikota

Sharing information has always been a key part of ECI’s misson and one way we do that is by participating in conferences and giving presentions on elephant health and welfare topics. Dr. Susan Mikota has given presentations in India, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and the USA as an invited speaker.

  • Animals Asia Vietnam Elephant Management Workshop January 2017. Captive elephant management: tuberculosis risk to elephants and people     

  • Rajamangala University of Technology Srivijaya Nakhon Si Thammarat Campus, Thailand. June 2016. Elephant Welfare and Tourism; Overview of Tuberculosis in Elephants and Humans

 

  • Asian Society of Conservation Medicine. Yangon, Myanmar, October 2015. World-wide Status of TB in Elephants, Current Diagnostic Technologies, Future Research

 

  • International Symposium on Ecology and Health Management of Asiatic Elephant. Association of Indian Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians (AIZWV). Delhi, India, 19-20 November 2015

  • World-wide Status of TB in Elephants, Current Diagnostic Technologies, Future Research

 

  • Conference on Elephant and Wildlife Health Management in Asia, Bangkok, Thailand, September 2011. Keynote address. Current Situations of Elephant Tuberculosis: Ebola with Wings

 

  • USDA Conference: TB in Elephants: Science, Myth, and Beyond. 2011. A Brief History of TB in Elephants

 

  • Workshop on Management and Veterinary Care of Elephants in Sri Lanka. July 2011. Tuberculosis in Elephants

 

  • National Workshop on Emerging Diseases in Asian Elephants. Elephant Study Centre, Kerala Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, India.  May 2011. Current Technologies to Manage Tuberculosis in Elephants (Presented via Skype)

 

  • Envirovet Course, White Oak Plantation. Ulle Florida, June 2010. Tuberculosis in Humans, Elephants, the U.S. and the World; Overview of Elephant Health and Conservation; Challenges and Rewards of International Conservation Medicine Projects

 

  • University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, Georgia, January 2011. Elephant Health and Research Opportunities; Current and Future Technologies to Manage TB in Elephants; Challenges and Rewards of International Conservation Medicine Projects

 

  • Madras Veterinary College, Chennai, India, February 2010. Keynote address. Current Technologies to Manage Tuberculosis in Elephants

 

  • University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine 8th Annual Exotics Symposium, Knoxville, Tennessee. January 2010. Challenges of International Conservation Work; Tuberculosis in Humans, Elephants, the U.S. and the World

 

  • Merck-Merial NIH Veterinary Scholars Symposium, East Lansing, Michigan.2008. Challenges of International Conservation Work; Tuberculosis in Humans, Elephants, the U.S. and the World

 

  • North American Veterinary Conference 2007.  Disaster Preparedness and Response: A Synopsis;  Health Concerns for Public Contact Facilities

 

  • A Symposium of Captive Elephants: Science and Well-Bring. April 2006. Tufts University. North Grafton, MA. Disease, Stress, and Tuberculosis in Elephants. 

 

  • Elephant Training Course for USDA Inspectors. 2005. Tampa Florida. Infectious Disease, Especially TB, Herpes, Salmonella, EMCV

 

  • Elephant Training Course for USDA Inspectors 2005. Portland Oregon.  Elephants 101; Elephant Anatomy and Physiology; Signs of Health and Disease; Tuberculosis in Humans, Elephants, the U.S., and the World; and Other Infectious Diseases

 

  • 39th Symposium on Diseases of Zoo and Wild Animals, Institute for Zoo Biology and Wildlife Research, Vienna, Austria; May 1999. Keynote address.  A Review of Diseases of the Elephant

Dr. Susan Mikota lecturing in Myanmar
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