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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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 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
- Thursday, November 5, 2015: Wrap It Up! The what, when, and how of bandages
- Thursday, December 3, 2015: Cow Math
- Thursday, March 3, 2016: Germs are not for Spreading
- Thursday, April 7, 2016: Veterinary Technology
Thursday, October 1, 2015: T. rex Inside and Out
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.
Thursday, November 5, 2015: Wrap It Up! The what, when, and how of bandages
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."
Thursday, December 3, 2015: Cow Math
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!
Thursday, March 3, 2016: Germs are not for Spreading
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.
Thursday, April 7, 2016: Veterinary Technology
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.