2019 World Pork Expo - June 5-7 - Iowa State Fairgrounds

Do You Know How the Complex Landscape of Respiratory Health Impacts Your Business? A New Approach to IAV-S Management Adds Protection When Pigs Are Most Vulnerable.

Thursday, June 7, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Varied Industries Building, Meeting Room D

Until now, efforts to characterize respiratory pathogen burden in pigs has proved challenging. In this multifaceted session, new data will be presented that evaluates respiratory disease and its impact from nursery to finishing. Participants will learn about disease risk and transmission, as well as the economic impact of IAV-S and concurrent infections. Additionally, the speakers will present information on the newest approach to the management of IAV-S, Ingelvac Provenza™, and how it can help in the control of respiratory disease. Case studies and product experience will be showcased. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to ask industry professionals your questions as we wrap up the session with a panel discussion/Q&A.


Boehringer Ingelheim will host two sessions on this important topic.

8:00 a.m. –  8:15 a.m.  |  10:00 a.m. –  10:15 a.m.

Uncovering the Risks of IAV-S – Clayton Johnson, DVM

Dr. Clayton Johnson is a veterinarian and Director of Health at Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. located in Carthage, Illinois. Dr. Johnson attended the University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, receiving a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine, continuing on to complete the Executive Veterinary Program. Prior to working at Carthage Veterinary Service, Dr. Johnson served as the Director of Health and Animal Care at The Maschhoffs, LLC and oversaw the health services program as the company expanded from 100,000 to 200,000 sows. Areas of focus for Dr. Johnson include bio-economic models of PRRSv, PEDv and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae management strategies; swine veterinarian development and training; development of auditing and corrective action processes; and application of manufacturing theory in modern swine production systems.


8:15 a.m. –  8:30 a.m.  |  10:15 a.m. –  10:30 a.m.

Economic Impact of Key Respiratory Pathogens – Cara Haden, DVM

Dr. Haden grew up helping with her family’s farrow-to-finish swine farm and has always had an interest in swine medicine. She followed her passion, and in May 2014 graduated with her DVM from Iowa State University with an emphasis on swine production. Shortly after graduation, Dr. Haden joined Pipestone Veterinary Services and Pipestone System.


8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.  |  10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Burden of Respiratory Disease – Christa Goodell, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVPM

Dr. Goodell’s education and work experience have taken her from the east to the Midwest. Graduating from Colgate, she earned her DVM from Kansas State University, and MS and PhD from Iowa State University, in the areas of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Microbiology. Dr. Goodell’s interests and expertise include herd health management and disease elimination, swine diagnostics, and epidemiology and preventive veterinary medicine. She is currently a Technical Manager in IAV at Boehringer Ingelheim.


8:45 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.  |  10:45 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

Introducing Ingelvac Provenza™ – Christa Goodell, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl ACVPM and Troy Kaiser, DVM, MS

Dr. Goodell – See previous.

Dr. Kaiser – With a background in livestock immunology and R&D clinical development, Dr. Kaiser is currently positioned as a Principle Scientist with Boehringer Ingelheim. Earning his MS in Veterinary Virology from South Dakota State University and DVM from Iowa State University, Dr. Kaiser rounds out his education with the completion of the Executive Veterinary Program in Swine Health Management from the University of Illinois.


9:20 a.m. – 9:40 a.m.  |  11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.

On-farm Experience With Ingelvac Provenza™ - A Practitioner's Experience – Stephen Patterson, DVM

Dr. Patterson grew up in northeast Missouri on a diversified family farm and today, practices predominantly in Missouri and Illinois. He received his BS in Agriculture from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 1986 and his Degree of Veterinary Medicine in 1989. Dr. Patterson is the founder of both BoarMax, a custom-collect semen business, and Passion for Pigs seminars and trade shows. In 2016, he also launched Passion for Pigs Veterinary Service. Dr. Patterson resides in Shelbina, MO with his wife Jennifer. Together, they have 3 children: Matt, Michael, and Miranda. 

9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.  |  11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Panel Discussion/Q&A – all presenters

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