PestWest to host webinar Aug. 5

Doc Mitchell, left, and Mike Goza

Doc Mitchell, left, and Mike Goza

On Aug. 5, 2020, at 1 p.m. Eastern, PestWest is presenting a webinar titled “A New Perspective on Filth Fly Control.” Co-hosted by PestWest’s technical director, Dr. Stuart Mitchell, and its Western and Southwest technical specialist, Mike Goza, the free webinar is limited to 90 attendees.

“Flies are flying infections, contaminating every surface landed upon. Understanding the ecology of filth flies is the first step in solving pesky problems. By understanding UVA systems and intuitive placement, you are optimizing your understanding of filth fly monitoring and control,” the registration web page states.

The webinar will take place in two parts:

  • Part 1: FlyQ: Pesky Flies 8.0
  • Part 2: FlyQ: UVA Systems: Features for Your Benefit

Based in southern California, Goza has been in the pest control industry since 1993, working both as a technician and within the product distribution and manufacturing sectors. He holds a bachelor of science degree in business management, and has developed and run several technical pest management training programs.

Based in Iowa, “Doc” Mitchell has 35 years of experience serving the pest management, public health and environmental health industries. As an observing physician, consulting clinical psychologist, veterinarian and entomologist, Doc holds and maintains the following academic degrees and board certifications:

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Doctor of Clinical Psychology
  • Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
  • Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine
  • PhD Entomology
  • PhD Biology
  • PhD Zoology
  • PhD Complementary & Alternative Healthcare
  • Master of Public Health (MPH)
  • Bachelor of Science Forensic Psychology
  • Bachelor of Science Physics
  • Board Certified Family Physician
  • Board Certified Stress Management Consultant
  • Certified Traditional Naturopath
  • Board Certified Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
  • Board Certified Entomologist (Medical/Veterinary & Urban/Industrial)
  • Chartered Institute of Environmental Health Accredited Associate
  • Certified Wildlife Control Professional
  • National Safety Council Instructor (Emergency Medical Response, Professional Rescuer, First Aid, CPR & AED)