The "StopPDD 2003 Virtual Conference" was a huge success this year. Emerging Diseases Research Group, (EDRG) of the University of Georgia joined us at the last minute and presented "PDD in Two Breeding Pairs".

Avian Health Network, Inc. would like to THANK all of the presenters and participants for their support and helping to make the "StopPDD 2003 Virtual Conference" a huge success! If you missed the conference, proceedings of the "StopPDD 2003 Virtual Conference" will be available in our Shopping Cart spring of 2003 at

Have a Heart, By Doing Your Part! AHN is pleased to announce the "Valentine Treasure Drawing". The "Valentine Treasure Drawing" is the first drawing of the "StopPDD 2003" fundraising campaign. The winner will receive a $250 gift certificate that has been donated by Grey Feather Toy Creations at Tickets for the drawing will be placed ON SALE 28 DECEMBER 2002 AND CLOSE ON 27 FEBRUARY 2003 AT 6PM (EST). The winner will be announced on 1 March 2003 at the StopPDD website ( For additional information please visit or contact Valerie Schuster at

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Avian Health Network, Inc. would like to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year! We are looking forward to working with all our supporters to help "StopPDD in 2003".

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Valerie Schuster (President): - Administrative and information contact; Wendy Miller, MSW (Vice-President): - Education and Outreach contact, Virtual Conference coordinator; Steffanie Budnick (Secretary): – Volunteer Coordinator, Bird Club contact; Randy Wood (Treasurer): - Administrative and planning contact; Robert M. First - CPA, CFP, Farmer and First.

Dr. Matthew S. Johnston, Special Species Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; Dr. Mark E. Hocking, DVM, St. Charles Animal Hospital; Jean Pattison; Ed Slominsky: - Webmaster; Brenda Scogno: - Event Planning; Valerie Wixen: - Prize and Well Vet Visit donations contact.

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