Kara M. Burns

Kara M. Burns

President, Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians
Kara Burns - a licensed veterinary technician with a master’s degree in physiology and counseling psychology. Kara is the Founder and President of the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians and has her VTS (Nutrition). She teaches nutrition courses around the world.Ms. Burns is an independent nutritional consultant. Kara is the Director of Veterinary Nursing for NAVC Publishing as well as the Editor in Chief of Today’s Veterinary Nurse. She is a member of many national, international, and state associations and holds positions on many boards in the profession: American Academy of Veterinary Nutrition executive board; Western Veterinary Conference Technician Education Manager; NAVTA immediate Past President; Pride VMC board treasurer; and the Pet Nutrition Alliance President Elect, to name a few. She has authored many articles, textbooks, and textbook chapters and is an internationally invited speaker, focusing on topics of nutrition, leadership, and technician utilization. Kara and her wife Dr. Ellen Lowery developed the Pet Nutrition Coach Certification course through NAVC

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