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Speakers Bureau

Resources: Speakers Bureau

Do you need a veterinarian who is well versed in various behavior topics for your next Continuing Education Seminar? Check out the AVSAB Speakers Bureau! This is a group of AVSAB members skilled in presenting many aspects of clinical animal behavior to your group. Use the search function below to access a list of members, their qualifications, the topics they cover and where they are located.

(**Please note – we are currently working on updating this speakers bureau list. We appreciate your patience as we work through the glitches.)

Local or state Veterinary Medical Associations qualify for either a $250 stipend per calendar year for an in-person lecture, or a $150 stipend per calendar year for a webinar presented by one of our Speakers Bureau members.

Student chapters of AVSAB qualify for either a $350 stipend for an in-person lecture, or 2 $150 stipends for a webinar per calendar year presented by one of our Speakers Bureau members.

If your VMA or SCAVSAB is interested, please contact the AVSAB treasurer, Juanita Ashton ( to determine your eligibility.  The stipend is sent out after the Speaker Bureau talk occurs. The check will be in US funds made out to the SCAVSAB chapter or VMA.

If you have other questions, please write to

If you are an AVSAB member and would like to apply to be added to the list of speakers, see below.

Available Speakers

Click on a speakers name to view contact information and their expanded bio.

NameEllen M Lindell

Countries of License

United States

State(s) of License

New York


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Behavior Specific Education


Area(s) of Special Interest in Behavior

Dog and cat behavior--all topics

Previous Speaking Experience

I have lectured at many veterinary conferences including AVMA and CVC. I have also presented at local VMA's in NY and CT, and presented to paraprofessional groups.

Speaker Bio: What would you like listed on the website?

Dr. Lindell graduated from the U of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1983. She practiced general medicine and surgery for 10 years before starting a residency in Behavior at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Lindell owns a private specialty practice in the New York / Connecticut area.

Sample Lecture Topics

  • Interplay of medicine and behavior
  • Canine aggression toward household people
  • Feline housesoiling

Become A Speaker

If you are a member and would like to be considered for inclusion,
please submit an application.