Quick Cup of Knowledge – Dr. Charlotte Lacroix – CBD
This week, we welcome back for another Quick Cup of Knowledge Dr. Charlotte Lacroix. This time, Dr. Lacroix and Dr. Natalie Marks chat about one of the hottest topics in veterinary medicine, CBD. Here are Dr. Lacroix’s thoughts on how veterinary professionals should be handling client questions about CBD products and how little we truly know about their uses. She also expresses how important it is to find out more about the scientific studies that support CBD usage.
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** About Charlotte A. Lacroix, DVM, JD**
Dr. Charlotte Lacroix owns Veterinary Business Advisors, Inc., a national consulting firm advising on veterinary business and legal issues. Beginning her career as an equine veterinarian, she transitioned to law to advocate for veterinarians. With over 20 years of experience assisting veterinarian
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**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.