Speakers

Orton, Christopher

Dr. Orton is a Professor of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery at Colorado State University. He received a DVM from Washington State University.  He completed residency training at The Ohio State University, a NIH research fellowship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and a PhD from Colorado State University.  He is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.  Dr. Orton’s current research interests are in the areas of pathobiology of valvular heart disease and development of next generation interventions for valvular heart disease.