Skills Session

September 18
9A - 12P (3 hrs CE)
Tomeshia Hubbard



Alabama Coastal College
1900 Highway 31 South
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Earnest Stone Building
First Floor – C-100

Open to DVMs and Technicians! Technician fees will correspond with that of the veterinarian they work for. If the veterinarian is a member, the technician will pay the member price for registration. 

REGISTER BELOW – Once you submit your registration, an ALVMA member will contact you for payment.

Discuss the minimum dermatologic diagnostic work-up; which includes skin scraping, skin cytology, ear cytology and fungal culture

  • Demonstrate how to properly perform a superficial and deep skin scraping to identify skin parasites
  • Demonstrate how to properly perform a skin cytology using a dulled scapel blade, clear tape or a cotton tip applicator
  • Demonstrate how to properly collect hair samples for a fungal culture or DTM

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Dr. Tomeshia Hubbard Biography

Dr. Hubbard is a native of Birmingham, AL.  She received her bachelor’s degree in biology from Talladega College in 1998.  She acquired her doctor of veterinary medicine from Tuskegee University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002.  Shortly after finishing veterinary school, she joined Red Mountain Animal Clinic as a small animal practitioner.  She then went on to complete a rotating small animal medicine and surgery internship at Indianapolis Veterinary Specialist and Animal Emergency Center in Indianapolis, IN (2004).  Thereafter, Dr. Hubbard joined Banfield, The Pet Hospital in Morrow, GA as a small animal practitioner for 2 years.  Dr. Hubbard also completed a 3 year veterinary dermatology residency at the Atlanta Veterinary Skin and Allergy Clinic in Atlanta, GA, with adjunct training at the University of Georgia.  Her residency was completed in 2009.

She is currently a member of the Upsilon Eta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, where she serves as chair of the Step/Stroll Committee.  Dr. Hubbard also serves as the president of the Tuskegee Veterinary Medical Association.   She is a member of the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology, the Alabama Veterinary Medical Association, the Jefferson County Veterinary Medical Association, the American Veterinary Medical Association and is licensed in the states of Alabama, Georgia and Indiana. Dr. Hubbard has served as co-chair of the Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Annual Symposium for the past 3 years.  She serves as co-chair of the Alabama Wellness Committee. She is also a member of Phi Zeta Veterinary Honor Society and the 2019 recipient of the Tuskegee Veterinary Medical Alumni Association’s distinguished alumnus award.

Dr. Hubbard is currently practicing in the state of Alabama.  She sees patients at her privately owned, referral-based, veterinary dermatology practice, the Alabama Veterinary Allergy and Dermatology Service in Hoover, AL.  She also operates a satellite veterinary dermatology practice in Huntsville, AL, at the Animal Emergency Clinic of North Alabama.  Dr. Hubbard is also an assistant clinical professor of veterinary dermatology at the Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine and serves as the Section Chief of Community Practice and Shelter Medicine.

Dr. Hubbard’s interests and hobbies include reading journals and novels, shopping, horseback riding, traveling and modern dancing.  She also enjoys mentoring young adults and encouraging them to pursue a college education, particularly in the veterinary sciences.  Dr. Hubbard has a son and a dog named, Neno, who she loves dearly.