American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology & Therapeutics
The purpose of the Academy is promotion of the science of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics. The AAVPT was founded in 1977 and consists of a diverse membership of almost 300 from over 20 countries. The membership shares a common interest in research and teaching in veterinary pharmacology. Membership in the AAVPT - be it as a Student Member, Associate Fellow, or Fellow - is open to individuals with background and training in veterinary pharmacology.
The purpose of the Academy is promotion of the science of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics.
The objectives of the Academy are:
- To support and promote the education and research in comparative pharmacology, clinical veterinary pharmacology and other aspects of pharmacology of interest to the veterinary profession.
- To sponsor a periodical Journal of the Academy which will publish reviews, summaries and original treatises on all aspects of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics. The Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics shall be an official instrument of the Academy.
- To sponsor and conduct workshops, symposia or other scientific and educational meetings in veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics.
- To enhance the exchange of educational materials and ideas among veterinary pharmacologists.
- To organize committees of experts to research and make recommendations to the profession on current problems in veterinary therapeutics.