Greg Lewbart

INVERTEBRATE MEDICINE, Second Edition BLOG

Who is Dr. Taylor Reynolds

June 8, 2013

Tags: Taylor L. Reynolds, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P.

Dr. Reynolds is a veterinary pathologist/scientist with a focus on the immune system. She received her BA from Colorado College, DVM from Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, and PhD from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

While working in the Philippines, she co-discovered and described a rapidly emerging coral disease, Porites ulcerative (more…)

Hot Topic Article: Winter Loss Survey 2012 2013: Preliminary Results: Preliminary Results: Honey Bee Colony Losses in the United States, Winter 2012-2013.

June 8, 2013

Tags: Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Nathalie Steinhauer, Karen Rennich, Jeffery Pettis, Eugene J. Lengerich, David Tarpy, Keith S. Delaplane, Angela M. Spleen, James T. Wilkes, Robyn Rose, Kathleen Lee, Michael Wilson, John Skinner, and Dewey M. Caron for the Bee Informed Partnership. 2013. http://beeinformed.org/2013/05/winter-loss-survey-2012-2013/

A multi-institutional group of experts provide a summary of preliminary results on honey bee colony losses this past winter. While the 2012-2013 losses (approx. 31% of over 2.6 million colonies) ) exceeded those of the previous winter by over 40% they were consistent with the average colony loss since the winter of 2006-2007. Most professional beekeepers consider a 15% (more…)

Selected Works

Science Writing
The Second Edition of Invertebrate Medicine was released in December, 2011. It has been substantially expanded from the first edition to reflect the tremendous growth of the pertinent literature and work that is being accomplished in the fields of invertebrate animal medicine, disease investigation, conservation, husbandry, and animal welfare. In 2012 it is being recognized with a Text and Academic Authors Association TEXTY award for excellence in the Life Sciences Category and first place in the Health Care Professionals (nonphysicians) category of the 2012 American Medical Writers Association Book Awards.
This book, edited by Karen L. Rosenthal, Neil A. Forbes, Frederic L. Frye, and Gregory A. Lewbart, utilizes approximately 400 clinical cases to describe and address many of the major medical and surgical conditions of exotic animal pets.
Invertebrate Medicine is the single most comprehensive resource available today on invertebrate animal medicine.
"....you will without doubt want to own this excellent collection of questions from fish veterinarians on both sides of the Atlantic...." --David Williams, The Veterinary Journal
Creative Non-Fiction
"This is a delightful book. The stories, each amazingly different, are told with warmth, humor and sensitivity. They are sometimes sad, always captivating. It is a book you can dip into on a journey or read before sleep at night. Buy it and give copies to your friends." Jane Goodall
Fiction
....a darn good yarn.
--Ken Moore, Naples Daily News
...well-told and environmentally informative story about buried treasure and smuggling of exotic animals...
--Rod Cockshutt, The News & Observer