Continuing Education


Immune Responses to COVID-19 to be Focus of Upcoming Coppoc One Health Lecture

Friday, October 23rd, 2020 - During this pandemic year, the 7th annual Coppoc One Health Lecture will shine the spotlight on immune responses and other issues related to efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. The talk, entitled “Immune Responses in, and Animal Models for, COVID-19,” will feature Dr. Stanley Perlman, professor of microbiology and immunology, and professor of pediatrics at the University of Iowa.



Veterinary Professionals Connect Digitally at First Virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - In the midst of the challenges posed by the pandemic of 2020, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine found a silver lining with the success of its first virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference, held September 22-25. Utilizing an app called “Whova,” along with special events conducted via the Zoom platform, the conference attracted more than 560 registered attendees, including veterinarians, veterinary nurses, and Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty, staff, and students.



Human-Animal Bond Expert Shares How Service Dogs Do the World a Great Service

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - The kick-off event for the 2020 virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference featured an intriguing look at the life of service dogs. Held Tuesday, September 22, the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture featured a Zoom presentation by Dr. Zenithson Ng, clinical associate professor of canine and feline primary care at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. The talk, which was open to the public, provided a unique glimpse into the life of a service dog and revealed ways people can help ensure the welfare of these animals.



It’s “Virtually” Here! Purdue Veterinary Conference Begins Tuesday, September 22

Friday, September 18th, 2020 - The first virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference is set to kick-off Tuesday evening, September 22, with the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture, and continue with three days of high quality continuing education and special events. Among those virtual events will be a Trivia Night for all members of the PVM family!



Upcoming Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture Spotlights Service Dogs and Welfare Considerations

Friday, August 28th, 2020 - Dr. Zenithson Ng will provide a unique glimpse into the life of a service dog and reveal opportunities for stakeholders to assure the welfare of these animals when he gives the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture during the virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference Tuesday, September 22.



Virtual Celebration to Honor Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Teacher Award Recipients

Friday, August 14th, 2020 - A longstanding Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine tradition of recognizing distinguished alumni and outstanding faculty during the annual Purdue Veterinary Conference will continue in a virtual format this year. The entire conference September 22-25 will be conducted virtually, enabling attendees to join in on conference sessions and special activities from their home or office. The annual Awards Celebration will include the presentation of two Distinguished Alumni Awards and the Raymond E. Plue Outstanding Teacher Award on Wednesday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m. (EDT).



Conference Keynote Speaker to Encourage Action by Offering Practical Tips on Diversity and Inclusion

Friday, August 7th, 2020 - Dr. Kemba Marshall will encourage participants to talk a little less and act a little more during the 2020 Purdue Veterinary Conference Diversity Keynote presentation to be held Thursday, September 24.



Learn to Say “No” So You Can Say “Yes” to What Matters Most at Virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, July 24th, 2020 - Veterinarian Mia Cary will help participants in the first virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference discover how to say “no” in order to say “yes” to the things that matter most when she gives the Wellness Keynote on Wednesday, September 23.



Dr. Andy Roark Headlines 2020 Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, July 10th, 2020 - Going virtual won’t stop the 2020 Purdue Veterinary Conference from offering an agenda that includes exceptional speakers and hot topics in the veterinary profession. One of the highlights this year is Dr. Andy Roark, who will serve as the Dr. Jack and Naomi Stockton / Class of 1971 Lecture keynote speaker, as well as a lecturer for the practice management track.



Registration Open for Virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, June 26th, 2020 - The Purdue Veterinary Conference will feature a new twist for 2020, as it will be offered in a virtual format, which will allow attendees to join in on conference sessions and activities from their own home or office. The conference will utilize an app, called “Whova,” to launch the event in a virtual format, showcasing our persistent pursuit of the next giant leap in veterinary medicine! Conference registration is now open.




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