AVI Scholarly Works

Veterinary informatics: forging the future between veterinary medicine, human medicine, and One Health initiatives — a joint paper by the Association of Veterinary Informatics (AVI) and the CTSA One Health Alliance (COHA)

Authors:  Lustgarten, Jonathan L; Zehnder, Ashley

Publication:  JAMIA Open   Publisher:  Oxford University Press

Date:  2020-04-11   Link: doi/10.1093/jamiaopen/ooaa005/5819226

AVI in Popular Press

We are excited to announce a series of articles in dvm360 Magazine authored by AVI members, beginning in July 2020.

What is veterinary clinical informatics, and why does it matter?

Sonnya Dennis, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline)


Why are there so many different models for COVID-19?

Sonnya Dennis, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline)

Carolyn Piché, BS (Biomedical Science)

Rachael Kreisler, VMD, MSCE, DACVPM (Epidemiology)


Updated: September 9, 2020

Member Highlights

New paper on syndromic surveillance published in PLOS ONE by our 2019 Talbot Symposium Student Speaker, Nathan Bollig.

Bollig N, Clarke L, Elsmo E, Craven M (2020) Machine learning for syndromic surveillance using veterinary necropsy reports. PLOS ONE 15(2): e0228105. 


Updated: August 2020

AVI Immediate Past President, Dr. Jonathan Lustgarten, and Outreach Committee Chair, Peter Alberti, were recently featured on the Veterinary Innovation Podcast!

 Listen to episode 50: Veterinary Informatics


  Listen to episode 36: Improving Exam Room Client Engagement


In 2018, then AVI President, Dr. Jonathan Lustgarten, was interviewed for two VIN News Service articles on the Schein-Vets First Choice Merger and informatics.

With merger, Schein, Vets First Choice to amass clinic data (Part 1 or 2), by Lisa Wogan, VIN News Service, 22 Aug 2018.


Practice records hold big promise for veterinary research (Part 2 of 2) by Lisa Wogan, VIN News Service, 24 Aug 2018. 


News of Note

The annual AVI Talbot Veterinary Informatics Symposium will be held virtually this year on Friday, August 28, 2020 from 12-5pm. A virtual happy hour will follow at 5pm. Register on our events page.

AVI is a proud Associate Partner for the Digital Veterinary Summit USABe sure to catch our Outreach Committee Chair, Peter Alberti, and his talk on interoperability and standardization. AVI Members receive a 10% discount on registration by clicking the link above.

August 25-27, 2020 | Online

Upcoming events

  • 16 Jan 2021
    Orlando, FL and Virtual

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