Speaker Biographies

Dr. Juanita Glencross-Winslow, DVM

Dr. Glencross-Winslow eceived her DVM from the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) in 1995. After graduation from veterinary school she worked in small animal private practices in New York, Texas and Alabama. In 2003, she returned to Canada and became a Clinical Instructor in anesthesia at AVC. In 2010, she joined Zoetis as well as Royal Canin as a companion animal technical veterinarian supporting the Atlantic provinces. 

Dr Jason, Norris, DVM (sponsored by Dechra)

Dr. Norris is a 2010 graduate of the Atlantic Veterinary College with 7 years of experience in veterinary industry. Prior to starting with Dechra Canada in September 2016, he spent 5 years a Technical Services Veterinarian with one of the leading veterinary nutrition companies. Dr. Norris also holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of New Brunswick and enjoys blending the black and white world of engineering problem solving with the shades of gray of veterinary medicine. He has a passion for teaching and his main veterinary interests include small animal internal medicine, small animal nutrition, and clinical 

pathology.

Dr Charlie Pye, DVM, DVSc, Diplomate ACVD (sponsored by Dechra)

Dr. Pye grew up outside of London, England and moved to Prince Edward Island, which she now calls home, at the age of

eighteen. There she attended the University of Prince Edward Island where she completed a three-year bachelor of science undergraduate degree majoring in Biology. She went on to receive her Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Atlantic Veterinary College, PEI. She then moved to Saskatoon to complete a one-year rotating internship at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine. Following her internship, she travelled back across the country for a Dermatology Residency at the Ontario Veterinary College. While at OVC, she also completed her Doctorate of Veterinary Science degree specializing in Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacterial biofilms. After completing herresidency she began working at Guelph Veterinary Speciality Hospitalin Guelph, Ontario. During her time in Guelph she continued to travel back to PEI to teach the veterinary students at the Atlantic Veterinary College a few times a year. As of May 2018 she joined the team at the Atlantic Veterinary College as an assistant professor, where she sees patients along with teaching veterinary students. She has lectured all over North America and has contributed to multiple journals and textbooks. She is also currently on the executive committee of the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Dermatology. In her spare time she enjoys camping, crafting and spending time with her partner Andrew, their daughter Sydney, their 3 cats and 2 terriers (both of which have allergies)!

Tracey Lawrence, RVT VTS ECC, Anesthesia / Analgesia (sponsored by Vet Strategy)

Tracey graduated from St Clair College, in Windsor, ON, where she was the recipient of the Faculty 

Academic Award. After working in general small animal practice for 5 years, she began working part-time at emergency hospitals in Toronto as well as at OVC. In 2001, she made this her full-time passion, working in an ICU and surgery department at a large specialty hospital in TO. Tracey's passion for education drove her to specialize and she was accepted to the Academy of Emergency and Critical Care Technicians in 2005. After a move to Calgary, she obtained a second specialty and was accepted to the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists in 2010. While in Calgary, Tracey was chairperson for the continued education committee for the AB Association of AHT’s. She has spoken at multiple CE events in AB and ON, with a special interest in hands-on training. She currently resides in To and works in anesthesia and cardiology at a busy specialty & emergency hospital.