Dr. Nate Nelson - Ultrasound

Our special guest Dr. Nate Nelson sits down with Dr. Natalie Marks to share a Quick Cup of Knowledge on ultrasound. Dr. Nelson is a boarded radiologist and a clinical associate professor at North Carolina State University. Dr. Nelson details how easy ultrasound is to use within the practice and how many uses there are for this tool that are often overlooked.

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About the Guest - Nathan Nelson, DVM, MS, DACVR:

Dr. Nelson received his DVM from The Ohio State University in 2004 before completing a small animal rotating internship at Michigan State University. He then returned to The Ohio State to complete his residency in diagnostic imaging and becoming board certified by the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 2008. He was a faculty member at Michigan State for nine years, serving as residency director, before joining the faculty at North Carolina State in 2017 as a clinical associate professor.

About the Interviewer - Natalie Marks, DVM:

Dr. Marks is the previous co-owner and current Medical Director of Blum Animal Hospital in Chicago. She grew up in rural Sterling, Illinois, and received her DVM degree from the University of Illinois in 2002 with high honors. Additionally, during veterinary school, she was awarded a position in the Cornell University Summer Leadership Program as a Summer Fellow. After graduation, Dr. Marks moved to North Atlanta for five years to practice small animal medicine at Allatoona Animal Hospital. She was the Veterinary Leadership Conference New Graduate Representative, president of the Greater Atlanta Veterinary Medical Society, and public relations chairperson for the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Marks has interests in internal medicine, oncology, and ultrasound. She also is a firm believer in the power of the human-animal bond and finds helping families manage and care for their geriatric pets most rewarding and satisfying. She was recently awarded Petplan's 2013 Veterinarian of the Year Award. Dr. Marks also received the prestigious Dr. Erwin Small First Decade Award, presented to a recent graduate who has given significant contributions and service to the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association. In 2015, Dr. Marks was awarded America's Favorite Veterinarian honor from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF). Dr. Marks is very active in all aspects of media, both locally and nationally. She has appeared on Good Day Chicago, WGN-Pet Central, NBC Morning News, ABC, CBS, NPR, WBBM, and many local websites. Dr. Marks was featured nationally on the Today Show and CBS Nightly News during the canine influenza epidemic of 2015 and in multiple issues of JAVMA. Additionally, Dr. Marks has been published in Veterinary Medicine magazine, DVM magazine, and was a reporter for Veterinary News Network where she completed intensive media training. In 2018, Dr. Marks became a certified Veterinary Journalist.