CVMA-SBCV Chapter Spring Sunday CE Sessions
May 16, 2021
May 16, 2021
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About Dr. Meg Sleeper, VMD, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Dr. Meg Sleeper graduated from the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School cum laude in 1993. After completing a rotating internship in medicine and surgery at Mid-Atlantic Equine Medical Center, she returned to the University of Pennsylvania for a residency in cardiology.
Since completing her residency in 1997 and becoming board certified, she has worked in the section of cardiology at Penn with the exception of one year in private practice. She is an associate professor of cardiology and was section chief from 2001 through 2011. Primary research interests include inherited heart diseases, in particular inherited cardiomyopathies and therapeutic gene transfer. Dr. Sleeper has published numerous papers including over 70 peer-reviewed original papers, over 50 review papers or case reports, and four books.
In addition to lecturing at conferences including the American Heart Association, the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Forum, the Keystone Veterinary Conference, the World Feline Conference, and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), she has been the coordinator for the small animal cardiology section at the AVMA conference since 2009. She has trained 18 veterinary cardiologists through their residency programs at the University of Pennsylvania Veterinary School. In 2015 she joined the faculty at the University of Florida veterinary school. Dr. Sleeper is on the editorial or review board of 11 journals and has served on the research (2008-2011) and examination (2005-2008) committees for the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Cardiology).
In early 2011, she was appointed to the Great Ape Heart Project. This project is focused on improving cardiac health in the four ape species (chimpanzees, gorillas, bonobos, and orangutans).