PVM Family Program Series

Location: Lynn Hall of Veterinary Medicine, Room 1136
Time: 6:00 to 7:00 pm EST

The PVM Family Program series is designed for families with young children who are interested in learning more about the veterinary profession. The programs are geared toward children in grades K-4 but older children are welcome to attend. The series takes place from October-December and March-April. The presentations are free and open to the public but registration is requested. Please contact the Office of Engagement (pvmengaged@purdue.edu) to register.

Directions and Location

Lynn Hall is located at:

625 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Click here for directions to Lynn Hall.

Please enter the building through the East main entrance from Harrision Street. This is the large staircase just to the left of the Animal statues (the Continuum) in front of the building.

Free parking is available after 5:00 pm on the street and in the parking lots marked with "A", "B", or "C" signage.


Family Program Series Dates and topics


Thursday, October 1, 2015: T. rex Inside and Out

Dr. Ewan D. Wolff

Dr. Ewan D. Wolff

Dr. Ewan D. Wolff, PhD, DVM and resident in Small Animal Internal Medicine will speak about Tyrannosaurus rex, one of the best studied and most fascinating dinosaurs that ever lived and a cousin of modern birds.

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Thursday, November 5, 2015: Wrap It Up! The what, when, and how of bandages

Dr. Micha Simons

Dr. Micha Simons

Dr. Micha Simons, VMD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery, will introduce bandages and when to use them. Her presentation will be followed by a "bandaging lab."

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Thursday, December 3, 2015: Cow Math

Dr. Jonathan Townsend

Dr. Jonathan Townsend

Dr. Jonathan Townsend, DVM, PhD, Assistant Professor of Dairy Production Medicine and Director of Extension will speak to us about dairy cows. You’ll also find out how fun cow math can be!

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Thursday, March 3, 2016: Germs are not for Spreading

Dr. Mohamed Seleem

Dr. Mohamed Seleem

Dr. Mohamed Seleem, DVM, MS, PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology will speak to us about his career followed by a fun activity about germs.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016: Veterinary Technology

Bethany Lafoon, RVT

Bethany Lafoon, RVT

Bethany Lafoon, RVT, Versa Technologist in the Veterinary Teaching hospital and Rose Giroux, RVT Senior Large Animal Technologist will speak to us about being bovine and equine veterinary technologists.

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