Upcoming Speaker:

An evening with

"The Dolphin Doctor"

Dr. Sam Ridgway, DVM, PhD, DACZM

                       Wednesday, January 10, 2018  7:00 PM

Sumner Auditorium

Scripps Institution of Oceanography

  8595 La Jolla Shores Drive, San Diego, CA 92037

***The building is ocean side of the street and down the stairs.  There is a large ARGO sign and bell in front of the building. ***
Street parking only

Please join us for a no host dinner with our featured speaker each month at 5:00 p.m., prior to the lecture.

Osteria Romantica
2151 Avenida De La Playa
La Jolla, 92037

Please RSVP (sd-info@acsonline.org) if you are interested in joining us or would like more information regarding the ACS events!
*RSVP's will allow the restaurant to accommodate our group. If you do not RSVP and decide to attend, the restaurant will try to accommodate to the best of their ability.


Please join the ACS San Diego Chapter for our next speaker in our free lecture series on Wednesday, January 10, 2017 at 7pm at Sumner Auditorium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. 

"Working with dolphins and belugas:  What they can teach us in open water."

Dr. Sam Ridgway, DVM, PhD, DACZM 

President of the National Marine Mammal Foundation (www.nmmf.org)

Author of "The Dolphin Doctor."

Please join us for an evening with Dr. Sam Ridgway as he presents about his research conducted during his many years with the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal Program, specifically focusing on his work with dolphins and belugas in the open ocean.

Dr. Ridgway is the current president of the National Marine Mammal Foundation.  He was one of the founding members of the U.S. Navy Marine Mammal program and has more than 50 years of experience working in marine mammal medicine and research.  He is often referred to as the “father of marine mammal medicine” because of his development of dolphin anesthesia and his contributions to the advancement of medical technology and discoveries aiding in marine mammal care.  He is the well known author of “The Dolphin Doctor” and has recently been involved in the conservation effort for saving the Vaquita through the efforts of Vaquita CPR.




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