Podcasts

  • FAAST Podcast Episode 1 | Dr. John Prescott

    In our first ever episode of the FAAST Podcast series, Drs. Steven Roche and Dan Shock chat with Dr. John Prescott, a former and now retired professor from the University of Guelph, where he worked for more than 35 years. Dr. Prescott is an internationally recognized expert in antimicrobial resistance, and is a strong and compelling advocate for antimicrobial stewardship. This podcast series is brought to you by the Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative (FAAST). ...

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 2 | Dr. Jeff Wichtel

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Jeff Wichtel, the current Dean of the Ontario Veterinary College. Our conversations revolve around the current state, and future, of antimicrobial stewardship, and what it means to be preparing the next generation of veterinarians to be stewards of antimicrobials. This podcast series is brought to you by the Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative (FAAST)....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 3 | Jan Robinson

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Jan Robinson, the current Registrar of the College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO). Our conversations revolve around how the CVO have engaged industry on the issue of antimicrobial stewardship, and the questions they're getting from veterinarians on the upcoming regulatory changes on antimicrobial use and access. This podcast series is brought to you by the Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative (FAAST)...

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 4 | Dr. Kelly Barratt

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Kelly Barratt, a large animal veterinarian primarily working with dairy cattle and small ruminants. Dr. Barratt also works part time with the Dairy Farmers of Ontario. Our conversations revolve around her perspectives on antimicrobial resistance, the practice antimicrobial stewardship, and how her clients reduce use and maintain animal health. This podcast series is brought to you by the Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative ...

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 5 | Dr. Reny Lothrop

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Reny Lothrop, a large animal veterinarian primarily working with dairy cattle and veal calves. Our conversations revolve around his perspectives on antimicrobial resistance, the practice antimicrobial stewardship, and how his clients reduce use and maintain animal health. This podcast series is brought to you by the Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative (FAAST)...

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 6 | Dr. Veronique LePage

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Veronique LePage, a veterinarian primarily working with farmed fish and aquaculture. Our conversations revolve around her perspectives on antimicrobial resistance, the practice antimicrobial stewardship, and how her clients reduce use and maintain animal health. This podcast series is brought to you by the Farmed Animal Antimicrobial Stewardship Initiative (FAAST). ...

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 7 | Drs. Peter Kotzeff & Van Mitchell

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Drs. Peter Kotzeff and Van Mitchell, two practising veterinarians primarily working with beef cattle in Ontario, Canada. Our conversations revolve around their perspectives on antimicrobial resistance, the practice of antimicrobial stewardship, and how their clients reduce use and maintain animal health in the Ontario beef sector....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 8 | Dr. Greg Wideman (1 of 2)

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Greg Wideman, a practising veterinarian working in the Ontario pork industry. Our conversations revolve around his perspectives on antimicrobial resistance, the practice of antimicrobial stewardship, and how his clients reduce use and maintain animal health in the Ontario swine sector....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 9 | Dr. Greg Wideman (2 of 2)

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we continue our chat with Dr. Greg Wideman, a practising veterinarian working in the Ontario pork industry. Our conversations continue with a closer look at the long-term project Dr. Wideman and his team at Southwest Vets are running with their clients to benchmark and influence antimicrobial use on Ontario pig farms....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 10 | RJ & Arlen Taylor | Cedar Crest Trout Farms

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with RJ and Arlen Taylor from Cedar Crest Trout Farms. Our conversations revolve around their perspectives on antimicrobial use in aquaculture, the practice of antimicrobial stewardship, and best practices for managing fish health....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 11 | Dave Loewith | Summitholm Holsteins

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dave Loewith from Summitholm Holsteins. Our conversations revolve around his perspectives on antimicrobial use in dairy production, the practice of antimicrobial stewardship, and best practices for managing dairy cattle health....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 12 | Dr. Britteny Kyle

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Britteny Kyle, a veterinarian with a special interest in bee health. Our conversations revolve around her perspectives on antimicrobial use in honey production, the practice of antimicrobial stewardship, and best practices for managing bee and hive health....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 13 | Dr. Paula Menzies

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Paula Menzies, a veterinarian and recently retired professor from University of Guelph's Ontario Veterinary College. Our conversations revolve around her perspectives on antimicrobial and anthelmintic use in sheep and goat production, the practice of antimicrobial stewardship, and best practices for managing small ruminant health....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 14 | Dr. Andrew Peregrine

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Andrew Peregrine, a veterinarian and professor at the Ontario Veterinary College's Department of Pathobiology. Our conversations revolve around his perspectives on anthelmintic use in sheep and goat production, the practice of antimicrobial stewardship, and best practices for managing small ruminant health....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 15 | Dr. Greg Hawkins

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Greg Hawkins, a veterinarian and commercial beekeeper. Our conversations revolve around his perspectives on antimicrobial use in apiculture, the practice of antimicrobial stewardship, and best practices for managing American foulbrood in Ontario....

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  • FAAST Podcast Episode 16 | Dr. Marissa Hake

    On this episode of the FAAST podcast, we chat with Dr. Marissa Hake, a veal veterinarian in the northwestern United States. Our conversations revolve around her perspectives on antimicrobial use in veal production, the practice of antimicrobial stewardship, and best practices for managing male dairy calf health....

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