Stories published by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, listed in chronological order.

PVM Leadership Contributes to Expansion of Iverson Bell Midwest Diversity Summit

May 25, 2017 - The Iverson Bell Midwest Regional Diversity Summit has been a significant component of efforts to increase diversity and inclusiveness in the veterinary medical profession. Now, the bi-annual regional conference is expanding thanks to the leadership of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Read the full story.

Startup Co-founded by PVM Professor Shows Promise with Prostate Cancer Therapy

May 25, 2017 - A Purdue-related biomedical startup company co-founded by Dr. Timothy Ratliff, Purdue Veterinary Medicine distinguished professor of comparative pathobiology, has developed a new therapeutic strategy for late-stage prostate cancer that could provide an alternative to current hormone therapies, which are known to develop resistance after prolonged use. Read the full story.

Highly Successful Purdue Day of Giving Draws Funding to PVM

May 25, 2017 - Purdue University’s fourth annual Purdue Day of Giving April 26 proved to be a whirlwind of a day for the College of Veterinary Medicine. The event is a one-day online fundraising campaign for the university to raise fund for colleges, departmental units, and other campus organizations. Read the full story.

PVM Fills Key Administrative Roles with New Directors

May 25, 2017 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Administration is pleased to welcome a team of talented new directors and managers who have joined the College’s staff in recent months. The following individuals are filling vital roles in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, the Veterinary Technology Program, Lifelong Learning, Facilities Management, Financial Affairs and Development. Read the full story.

PVM Reception Brings Alumni Together at 2017 AVMA Convention in Indianapolis

May 25, 2017 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumni will have a great chance to gather with colleagues, classmates and faculty and staff this summer in Indiana’s capital city as the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) holds its 2017 Convention in Indianapolis. Read the full story.

White Coat Ceremony Ushers in Clinical Year for Veterinary Students

May 25, 2017 - The descriptionApril 9 marked a momentous occasion for members of Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s DVM Class of 2018 as they took part in the College's White Coat Ceremony in the Purdue Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. Previously held in conjunction with the College’s Honors and Awards Banquet, the ceremony was conducted as a stand-alone event this year, when the students who are entering their final year of the DVM program officially receive their white coats symbolizing their new role as junior veterinarians. A tradition that dates back 16 years, the program is sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition and Elanco Animal Health. Read the full story.

PVM Inaugurates New Tradition with 2017 Graduation Gala

May 25, 2017 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine launched a new tradition as part of May commencement this year by hosting the first Graduation Gala Saturday evening, May 13. Designed as a special evening of recognition for the College's 83 DVM and 47 veterinary technology degree candidates, the event was held in the Purdue Memorial Union North and South Ballrooms and included the presentation of some 30 student awards. Read the full story.

Unified Oath Ceremony Celebrates Success of PVM’s Class of 2017

May 25, 2017 - The Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom provided the setting for Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s unified Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Technology Oath Ceremony, which followed the main university commencement exercises in the Elliott Hall of Music Sunday morning, May 14. Read the full story.

PVM Honors Ten Faculty at Annual Promotions Reception

May 19, 2017 - Calling it one of the largest cohorts of promoted faculty in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s history, Dean Willie Reed recognized ten faculty members at the annual PVM Promotions Reception Tuesday, May 16, in the Continuum Café. Read the full story.

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Marxa Figueiredo

May 19, 2017 - This week’s Faculty Spotlight shines on Dr. Marxa Figueiredo, who has been promoted to the rank of associate professor of basic medical sciences. A native of Brazil, Dr. Figueiredo joined the College of Veterinary Medicine in 2015. Read the full story.

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