Sea Turtle Conservation Network Meeting Hosted by Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine


January 16, 2009—(North Brunswick, NJ)—In December, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine hosted the Wider Caribbean Sea Turtle Conservation Network (WIDECAST) annual meeting.

According to Dr. Tammi Krecek, associate dean for research and professor for parasitology, it was an honor to host the 50 to 100 sea turtle researchers including biologists, veterinarians, fishery officers, marine park managers, and teachers who came to St. Kitts from all over the Caribbean. Many portions of the program were open to the public and were also attended by Ross students.

Dr. Kimberly Stewart of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine contributed to the overall success of the conference by acting as the meeting convener in addition to speaking about the University’s Sea Turtle Program.

About Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

Ross University, a subsidiary of DeVry Inc. (NYSE), was founded in 1978 and is a provider of medical and veterinary education, offering doctor of medicine and doctor of veterinary medicine degree programs. Located in St. Kitts, the School of Veterinary Medicine has graduated more than 2,200 students over the last 27 years. The School of Medicine is located in Dominica, West Indies, with clinical education centers in Saginaw, MI, Miami, FL, and The Bahamas.

Ross University’s administrative offices are located in North Brunswick, NJ. For more information about Ross University, visit or call 732.509.4600.

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