PVM Family Program Series
Location: Lynn Hall of Veterinary Medicine, Room 1136 (unless noted otherwise)
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 (email@example.com) to register.
Directions and Location
Lynn Hall is located at:
625 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
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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 in the parking lots marked with "A", "B", or "C" signage. Please do not park in any special permit spots or those marked for hospital clients.
Family Program Series Dates and topics
- Thursday, October 6, 2016: Danielle Buchanan - "Veterinary Technology - Diagnostic Imaging"
- Thursday, November 3, 2016: Dr. Lorraine Corriveau - "Rabbit Wellness"
- Thursday, December 1, 2016: Dr. Lynn Guptill - "Small Animal Internal Medicine"
- Thursday, March 2, 2017: Dr. Micha Simons - "Stitch me up doc!"
- Thursday, April 6, 2017: Dr. Russell Main - Topic to be announced
Thursday, October 6, 2016: Veterinary Technology-Diagnostic Imaging
Danielle Buchanan, Chief Medical Technologist in the Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital, will speak to us about veterinary technology. She will also teach us about how veterinarians and veterinary technologists use radiographs and other imaging techniques to find out what's wrong with an animal.
Thursday, November 3, 2016: Rabbit Wellness
Dr. Lorraine Corriveau
Dr. Lorraine Corriveau, DVM, a Wellness Clinician in the Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital who specializes in exotic animals, will speak to us about keeping rabbits healthy.
Thursday, December 1, 2016: Small Animal Internal Medicine
Dr. Lynn Guptill
Dr. Lynn Guptill, DVM, PhD, Associate Professor and Co-Section head of Small Animal Internal Medicine at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital will speak to us about small animal health.
Thursday, March 2, 2017: "Stitch me up doc!"
Dr. Micha Simons
Dr. Micha Simons, VMD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery will speak about her work as a veterinary surgeon and participants will practice using surgical instruments and suturing.
Thursday, April 6, 2017: Topic TBD
Dr. Russell Main
Dr. Russell Main, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Basic Medical Sciences will speak to us about his work.