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Science Cafe: Adventures of a Museum Veterinarian

  • Thursday, November 19, 2015
  • 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Come learn about Museum Veterinary Medicine. Head veterinarian Dan Dombrowski will discuss some of the most interesting veterinary cases, plus common techniques and useful clinical tricks needed to maintain the Museum’s diverse collection of live fish, amphibians, reptiles, mammals, birds and invertebrates. From snake surgeries to fish physicals, join us for an up-close and personal look into new frontiers of vet medicine.

Dr. Dan Dombrowski oversees the Window on Animal Health.

Dr. Dan Dombrowski (left) oversees the Window on Animal Health.

About our speaker

Dr. Daniel Dombrowski is Head Veterinarian at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and Adjunct Faculty at the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine. In 2006 he earned a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from NC State with a focus on zoo medicine and advanced courses in reptile, fish, invertebrate, avian and wildlife medicine. That same year, Dombrowski received the Wildlife, Avian, Aquatic and Zoological Medicine Proficiency in Zoological Medicine Award. Dombrowski has been an author and co-author of several publications in pharmacology and natural history, as well as two book chapters focusing on invertebrate medicine.



November 19, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Daily Planet Cafe

Nature Research Center
121 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States


Katey Ahmann