Livestream: All About Aquatic Medicine
September 26, 2020 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Have you ever met a veterinarian who has done surgery on a shark? You can, in our upcoming livestream! Ross Vet Alumnus Dr. Tres Clarke, Sr. Staff Veterinarian at SeaWorld®, will be hosting a live session where you’ll get a glimpse of what it’s like to work with marine patients, including dolphins, whales, and you guessed it… sharks!
This is your chance to:
- Ask Dr. Clarke your questions about pursuing a specialty in zoological medicine, working at SeaWorld®, treating and handling marine species, and more
- Examine cases involving some of Dr. Clarke’s patients, including a variety of aquatic animals
- Learn what a day in the life of an aquatics veterinarian is like
There will be plenty of time for Q&A, so bring your questions! Use the button below to add a reminder to your calendar so you don’t miss this live event.
How to join: When it is time to start, just visit the Ross Vet Facebook or the Ross Vet YouTube page. You will see our livestream broadcast. If you arrive early, just refresh your page at the scheduled starting time and the broadcast will appear.
About Our Host
Dr. Elsburgh “Tres” Octavius Clarke III is the Sr. Staff Veterinarian at SeaWorld® San Diego, California and a diplomat of the American College of Zoological Medicine. He earned his veterinary degree from Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine St. Kitts, West Indies. He completed his fourth year at University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine.
After graduating, Dr. Clarke worked alongside Dr. Robert George in small animal medicine at Gloucester Veterinary Hospital in Gloucester, Virginia and also the Virginia Beach Aquarium and Marine Science Center. He completed a residency in zoological medicine (aquatics focus) from North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. After completion of his residency, Dr. Clarke was hired on at Audubon Nature Institute in New Orleans, Louisiana as an associate veterinarian and worked there for four years until moving to SeaWorld.
He enjoys working on all creatures, especially sharks, reptiles and occasional dinosaurs.