Speaker Spotlight: Greg Lewbart

Greg is a Professor of Aquatic Animal Medicine at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. He is a diplomate of the American and European Colleges of Zoological Medicine and an author on over 100 scientific articles, four books, and approximately 25 book chapters about invertebrates, fishes, amphibians and reptiles.

George Lewbart’s educational sessions at the Aquatic Experience include:

Friday Fish Health Management Course – “Principal Diseases of Freshwater and Marine Fish”  This lecture will cover the principal infectious diseases of freshwater and marine fish.  Topics will include how to prevent the development and introduction of diseases to aquatic systems, role of quarantine, learning how to recognize the signs of various diseases prior to initiating chemical treatments and use of a microscope to identify disease organisms.

Friday Fish Health Management Course – “Chemotherapeutic Approaches for the control of Fish Diseases”  This presentation covers the proper selection and use of various chemotherapeutics for the treatment of various fish diseases. Topics included selection the appropriate medication, various dosing routes including bath, dips, oral and injection; treatment dosage calculations, treatment frequency, and safety guidelines for use of medications.