CFIA Presents a Three-Part Series on African Swine Fever

  • Part 1: Disease overview and recognition
  • October 20, 2020; 12 p.m. (English)
  • October 22, 2020; 12 p.m. (French)
  • Part 2: Disease response
  • October 27, 2020; 12 p.m. (English)
  • October 29, 2020; 12 p.m. (French)
  • Part 3: Prevention and preparedness
  • November 3, 2020; 12 p.m. (English)
  • November 5, 2020; 12 p.m. (French)
The CVMA is hosting this webinar series on Zoom.

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  • Hosted by Dr. Amy Snow, DVM, BSc – National Manager, CFIA (Part 1 and Part 3; English)
  • Hosted by Dr. Bobbie Lundquist, DVM, MSc – National Operations Veterinary Specialist, CFIA (Part 2; English)
  • Hosted by Dr. Sonja Laurendeau, DVM, IPSAV – National Operations Veterinary Specialist, CFIA (Parts 1 - 3, French)
  • Moderated by Dr. Egan Brockhoff, DVM (English) and Dr. Christiane Klopfenstein, DVM (French)
(EN) Dr. Amy Snow, DVM, BSc – National Manager, CFIA

Dr. Amy Snow holds a Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Guelph. She has worked at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) since December 2009. Prior to joining CFIA, Dr. Snow worked for seven years in small animal private practice. She began her work at the CFIA in the Animal Import/Export Division, where her focus was on the importation of live animal commodities. She is currently National Manager of the Foreign Animal Disease Section of the Animal Health, Welfare and Biosecurity Division of the CFIA; however, since December 2018, she has been working exclusively on African swine fever, acting as the Planning Chief for the National Emergency Operations Centre. In this role, she has had the opportunity for extensive stakeholder collaboration which she has enjoyed immensely. Amy lives in rural Ottawa with her husband, two kids, various pets and enjoys hiking, biking and cottaging with the family in her time away from work.
(EN) Dr. Bobbie Lundquist, DVM, MSc – National Operations Veterinary Specialist, CFIA

Dr. Bobbie Lundquist is a veterinarian in the National Operational Guidance and Expertise Terrestrial Animal Health Disease Control Unit with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. 

She received her DVM from the Western College of Veterinary Medicine (2000) and completed a Master degree in Large Animal Clinical Sciences specializing in veterinary epidemiology in 2015 (WCVM). During her time with the CFIA she has been the Foreign Animal Disease preparedness veterinarian for the Saskatchewan region (2006-2011) and Western Canada (2011-2012). Over the years, she has been engaged in federally reportable disease outbreaks such as: Anthrax (SK 2006, 2007), Chronic Wasting Disease in SK, AB & QC (2006-2020), Avian Influenza (SK 2007) & Bovine Tuberculosis (AB 2016, BC 2018) and engaged in the planning and implementation of FAD exercises including a USDA-APHIS FMD National Veterinary Stockpile Exercise (ON 2009) and Avian Influenza first response exercises (SK 2010, AB 2012, BC 2018). Currently, Dr. Lundquist is dedicated to CFIA African Swine Fever preparedness and prevention activities.
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