Renal Medicine

5th Annual Gulf-Atlantic Veterinary Conference


Friday, December 1
1:30 PM - 2:20 PM
Location: Royal Palm Ballroom Salon 9


Talk touches on the pathophysiology and importance of identifying hypertensive patients. Groups at risk for elevated blood pressure are defined. Emphasis is placed on proper measurement and treatment strategies for control of blood pressure.

Mark J. Acierno

Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine
Midwestern University

Mark Acierno received his DVM from Mississippi State University in 2000. After completing an internship in small animal medicine and surgery, he completed an internal medicine residency at Tufts University in 2004. Dr. Acierno spent 12 years at the Louisiana State University developing one of the most comprehensive nephrology / dialysis programs in the country. He is currently a professor at the MIdwestern University, a boarded internal medicine specialist and a member of the Society of Veterinary Nephrology and Urology. His research interests include hypertension, kidney disease and renal replacement therapies.


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