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Various Lectures/Seminars/Conferences – Avian Behavior/Health/ Nutrition

1991  to current-  Attended lectures by:

  • Dr. Cyndi Brown, ABVP -Avian Respiratory System-NYC
  • Dr. Laura Wade, ABVP -Avian Viruses – NJ
  • Dr. Lori Hess, ABVP-Nutrition- NYC
  • Liz Wilson, CPBC- Behavior -NJ
  • Maggie Wright- African Grey Parrots- NY
  • Dr. Anthony Pilny,ABVP-Health- NYC
  • Dr. Annelise Strunk, ABVP- Avian First Aid-NJ
  • Dr. Branson Ritchie, ABVP-PDD & PBFD- NJ
  • Dr. Greg Burkett,ABVP-Egg laying & PDD research-NC
  • Mike Schindlinger-Oral Traditions of Wild Parrots-NJ
  • Dr. James Morrisey,ABVP-Anatomy,Physiology & Diseases of the Avian Liver-NJ
  • Dr. James Morrisey,ABVP-Critical Care & Emergency Medication-NJ
  • Liz Wilson, CPBC – Understanding Behavior- NJ
  • Dr. Branson Ritchie, ABVP-West Nile Virus-NJ
  • Dr. James Morrisey,ABVP-Common Avian procedures, Avian Analgesia & Anesthesia-NJ
  • Dr. Jeleen Briscoe, ABVP-Taxonomy & Temperament-NJ
  • Marc Johnson-Over population of Parrots-NJ
  • Mid Atlantic States Association of  Avian Veterinarians- 31st Conference on Surgery & Disease- Atlantic City, NJ
  • Dr. Susan Friedman, Ph.D-LLP course- Online
  • Living & Learning with Parrots: The Fundamental Principles and Procedures of Teaching and Learning- Online
  • Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2009 -NJ
  • International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Annual Conference 2011,RI
  • Dr. Frank McMillian-Psychological Trauma in Animals-RI
  • Janet Velenovsky: Final Considerations-RI
  • Kashmir Csaky,CPBC-Body Talk-RI
  • Linda Ruben-Ethology-Australian parrots-RI
  • Jamie Whittaker,CPBC-Old Parrots-New Homes-Helping parrots adapt-RI
  • Bob Baily-Behavioral Economics-RI
  • Handleman/Gangly/Munera/Whittaker/McCourt-Multi-species panel.-RI
  • Liz Wilson, CPBC-Behavior-NY
  • Layne Dicker-Behavior Amazons-NY
  • Sally Blanchard-Behavior-NY
  • Mattie Sue Athen-Behavior Cockatoos-NJ
  • Barbara Heidenreich – Behavior- NY
  • Susan Chamberlain – Bird care-NY
  • Nikki Moustaki-General bird care-NJ
  • Maggie Wright-African Grey behavior, nutrition, phobias, plucking-NJ
  • Dr. Irene Pepperberg-African Greys-Thought Process & Intelligence-NJ
  • Greyfeather Toys-Importance of toys-NJ
  • Robin Shewokis – Foraging-NJ
  • Dr. Jeff Applegate, DVM- Foraging-NJ
  • Dr. Margaret Fordham, DMV- Wild Behaviors of Parrots-NJ
  • Dr. Scott Echols ABVP -Avian Foraging & Enrichment lab-NJ
  • Dr. Brian Speer ABVP-Avian Foraging  &Enrichment lab-NJ
  • Dr. Jeff Applegate, DVM : Avian Vets-What To Look For-NJ
  • Dr. Irene Pepperberg- Various studies-FL
  • Sally Blanchard – Bird Behavior: Screaming-NJ
  • Terry & Shari Beaudoin,CPBC- Bird Behavior: Excessive vocalizations and/or screaming-Webinar
  • Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2010 -NJ
  • Dr. Natalie Antinoff, DVM -Avian First Aid- TX
  • Michael Dalton – Beyond … “Polly wants a Cracker”-TX
  • Dr. Susan Friedman, Ph.D.- P- P-A-R-R-O-T Do Tell! (Principles of Positive Reinforcement)-TX
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, ABVP- Adding Nutraceuticals and Herbals to your Avian Medicine Chest-TX
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, ABVP- Aging in Birds: Finding the Fountain of Youth-TX
  • Parrot Festival 2012 multi topic/speaker panel-TX
  • Mid-Atlantic States Association of Avian Veterinarians 32 Annual Avian Medicine and Surgery Conference-NJ
  • Dr. Christal Pollock ABVP; Respiratory Disease in the Bird.-NJ
  • Dr. Thomas N Tully ABVP,ECZM : Avian Pain Management-NJ
  • International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants (2012 Convention)-RI
  • Dr. Irene Pepperberg- Number competence in Grey Parrots: Similarities to, and Differences from, Young Children-RI
  • Dr.Susan Friedman -A Clinic-based Protocol for Solving Behavioral Problems in Exotic Pets-RI
  • Dr.Susan Friedman- Essential Components of Effective Behavior Change for All Species of Leaners-RI
  • Dr. Emily Levine, DVM-A Brilliant Disguise: Illnesses that Look Like Behavior Problems-RI
  • “Hands–On” live animal presentations- Target Training-RI
  • Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2011 -NJ
  • Parrot Wellness Retreat 2012-NC
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, ABVP-The Meaning of Total Wellness-NC
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, ABVP -The Miracle of Flight-NC
  • Dr. Frank Rutowski, ABVP – Diseases & Common Emergencies, Keeping Your Bird Safe-NC
  • Kris Porter – Enrichment Lab- A Toy Workshop-NC
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, ABVP – Herbals and Nutriceuticals-NC
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, ABVP – The Brain and Special Senses-NC
  • Dr. Frank Rutowski, ABVP – Laser Therapy-NC
  • Pamela Clark – The Social Needs of Parrots-NC
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, ABVP – Aging Birds-NC
  • Pamela Clark,Dr. Susan Orosz, Dr. Frank Rutowski,Kris Porter,Jenny Drummey & Ann Brooks- Roundtable Discussion (Phoenix Landing)-NC
  • Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2012 -NJ
  • Parrot Festival 2013-TX
  • Robin Shewokis- Foraging-TX
  • Jason Crean- Teas for Toos and Other Birds Too!-TX
  • Dr. Natalie Antinoff, DMV- Feathers and Flight-TX
  • Debbie Goodrich- Parrots Gone Wild-TX
  • Sid Price-Accidental Trainer-TX
  • Matt Schmit- Colors By Numbers- How Parrots Get Their Color-TX
  • Dr. Melissa Shelton,DVM- Avian Aromatheropy-TX
  • Dr. Mark Stafford,DVM- What Makes Parrots So Damn Special?-TX
  • Parrot Festival multi panel conference Q&A-TX
  • Jamie Whittaker,CPBC- Older Birds- New Homes-CT
  • Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2013 -NJ
  • Phoenix Landing’s Wellness Retreat- Dedicated to Liz Wilson, CVT.-NC
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, PhD, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian), Dipl ECZM (Avian)-Avian Neurology, special senses and a disease updates-NC
  • Dr. Irene Pepperberg -Inference by Exclusion-NC
  • Dr. Scott Stahl, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian)  Common Avian Emergencies and  Reproductive Diseases-NC
  •  Dr. Rhoda Stevenson, DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian) Caring for Liz Wilson’s 60+ year old blue and gold macaw,Aging Parrots, Species Specific Diseases,  Co- host Vet Q&A with Dr. Clark.-NC
  •  Dr. Lauren Powers,   DVM, Dipl ABVP (Avian) Scoop on Poop, The Respiratory System,  &  Pathology-NC
  • Dr. Frank Rutowski,  DVM   First-aid Workshop- Be prepared for an emergency-NC
  • Dr. Beth Rhyne,  DVM  – Details of the avian exam-NC
  • Dr. Liza Clark,   DVM  Dr.  Co-host Vet Q&A session with Dr. Stevenson-NC
  • Dr. Irene Pepperberg- Concept of Zero-NJ
  • Dr. Anthony Pilny, ABVP- Atherosclerosis in Parrots- How to prevent & treat-NJ
  • Dr. Irene Pepperberg- How Parrots See The World-NJ
  •  Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2014- NJ
  • Leah Ann Hartsfield- Birds Beyond Words-NJ
  • Dr. Anthony Pilny, ABVP- MRSA & Pet Birds-NJ
  • Dr. Irene Pepperberg Marshmallow Experiment-NJ
  • Dr. Anthony Pilny- Caring for Exotic Birds in the Shelter Environment (PT 1)-Webinar
  • Lorelei Tibbetts, LVT, VTS. The Basics of Caring for Exotic Birds in the Shelter (Part 2)-Webinar
  • Lorelei Tibbets, LVT, VT S & Karen Windsor The Basics of Caring for Exotic Birds in the Shelter (Part 3)-Webinar
  • Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2015 -NJ
  • WELLNESS RETREAT, THE NATURE OF PARROTS – Asheville, NC  April 30-May 1
  • Deb White- The Playful Parrot: The Nature of Avian Play- NC
  • Scott Echols, DVM ABVP   The Anatomical Parrot: Grey Parrot Anatomy Project- NC
  • Robert D. Ness, DVM The Natural Parrot: Integrative Therapies- NC
  •  Adam Patterson & Einstein – Grey parrot Behavior- NC
  • Dr. Susan Orosz _ Neuroanatomy and the Senses  – NC
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, DVM, ABVP  The Older Parrot: Aging Issues- NC
  • Dr. Scott Echols, DVM, ABVP The Sick Parrot: Kidney Disease- NC
  • Dr. Scott Stahl, DVM ABVP The Sick Parrot: Common Avian Emergencies- NC
  • Dr. Susan Orosz, DVM, ABVP   The Cardiovascular Parrot: Symptoms and Treatment- NC
  • NUTRITION ROUNDTABLE-NC
  •  Q&A with Speakers-  Dr.Orzos,  Dr. Echols, Drummy, Patterson, Dr.  Ness, White, Dr. Rutowski, Low, Cravens and Dr. Degernes.-NC
  • Behavior+Works -Living & Learning with Animals: The Fundamental Principles and Procedure of Teaching & Learning.
  • Dr. Susan Clubb,DVM, ABVP  – Wellness Visit -FL
  • Winged Wisdom & Health Symposium 2016 -NJ
  • Dr. Irene Pepperberg- Avian Intelligence-NJ
  • Dr. Brynn McCleery, DVM, ABVP- Feather Destructive Behavior-NJ