GUELPH, Ontario, Sept. 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- LifeLearn Inc., a company devoted to mobilizing knowledge in the animal health industry, announced today that Dr. Lowell Ackerman, renowned veterinarian, author and consultant, will join LifeLearn as Vice President, Veterinary Strategy.
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Dr. Ackerman brings to LifeLearn a deep and rich knowledge of both the medical and business aspects of animal health. "LifeLearn has established a strong veterinary-positive brand, they have assembled a truly gifted team to address the needs of the profession, and they have a record of developing innovative resources that benefit those committed to animal health," said Dr. Ackerman. "I'm truly excited to be joining LifeLearn and look forward to working with those inside and outside the organization to deliver solutions of which we can all be proud."
Having graduated from the Ontario Veterinary College in Guelph, Ontario, and attained board certification from the American College of Veterinary Dermatology, Dr. Ackerman has authored several books including Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, The Genetic Connection, and Atlas of Small Animal Dermatology.
In addition to his veterinary credentials, he also holds a Master's degree in Public Administration from Harvard University, a Master's degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, and a Certificate in Veterinary Practice Administration from Purdue University. He is also a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) through the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NAVCA).
"We're honored to have Dr. Ackerman join our team," said James Carroll, president and CEO of LifeLearn. "His wealth of knowledge and experience is widely recognized in the animal health industry, and he will undoubtedly add incredible value to the already exceptional team here. While Dr. Ackerman will be involved in all facets of veterinary strategy at LifeLearn, his early focus will be applied to our efforts with LifeLearn Sofie and the IBM Watson Group."
Founded in 1994, LifeLearn offers knowledge mobilization solutions for the animal health industry, empowering practices and organizations to reach beyond traditional boundaries to turn knowledge into action.
Driven by a highly specialized team of biomedical communicators, veterinarians, programmers, and designers, LifeLearn delivers written and visual content that inspires. LifeLearn creates content with insight, accuracy, and the latest technology, and activates it through LifeLearn websites, client education tools, and interactive digital applications that enhance use. With over 20 years in the animal health industry, LifeLearn also offers information and advice, with a specialty around emerging technologies and innovation.
For more information about LifeLearn, visit www.lifelearn.com.
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