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Purdue Veterinary Medicine Showcases College and Profession at Indiana State Fair

Friday, September 2nd, 2022 - For the first time since the pandemic, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine resumed its tradition of providing opportunities for fairgoers young and old to learn about veterinary medicine through activities and demonstrations at the 2022 Indiana State Fair.



Purdue Veterinary Conference Keynote Sessions Will Address Wellness and Diversity

Friday, September 2nd, 2022 - The rapidly approaching Purdue Veterinary Conference September 20-24 will feature two Keynote Lunch sessions addressing the significant topics of wellness and diversity in the veterinary profession. The keynote speakers will address how these topics represent real challenges facing the veterinary medical profession across the country.



Public Lecture on the Importance of Animals for Human Development Kicks off Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, August 26th, 2022 - For the first time since the pandemic the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Purdue Veterinary Conference will be held in person next month, with a kick-off event involving a public lecture Tuesday evening, September 20 on the importance of animals for human development. The Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture will be given by Dr. Gail Melson, Professor Emerita with the Purdue University Department of Human Development and Family Studies, who has played a long-standing role in research related to the human-animal bond.



League of VetaHumanz SuperPower Packs are Recognized with Inspiring Programs in STEM Award

Friday, August 19th, 2022 - Thanks to support provided to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s League of VetaHumanz, more than 13,180 “SuperPower Packs” have been given to kids in underresourced communities as a means of interesting them in science in general and veterinary medicine in specific. Simultaneously, the program has been newly recognized with INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine’s 2022 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.



Dogs and Joggers Return in 2022 to Continue Beloved Purdue Veterinary Conference Tradition

Friday, July 29th, 2022 - What scene could be more heartwarming than dozens of runners and their canine companions embarking on a 5k Fun Run/Walk on a Saturday morning in front of Lynn Hall at the conclusion of the Purdue Veterinary Conference? Next month, for the first time since the pandemic, that scene once again will come to life as faculty, staff, students, alumni and members of the local community, and their dogs, participate in the Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog.



PVM Professor Seeks Participants for Study of Veterinary Workforce

Friday, July 22nd, 2022 - Dr. Malathi Raghavan, clinical associate professor in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, is looking for DVM practitioners who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents to participate in an interview-based study about life as a veterinarian



Indiana Media Outlet Turns to PVM’s Dr. Paulo Gomes for Advice for Pet Owners about Fleas

Friday, July 22nd, 2022 - “How do we get rid of these fleas?”  That’s the question that begins an Indianapolis Star article by reporter Karl Schneider published July 12.  The answer includes advice from Dr. Paulo Gomes, clinical assistant professor of dermatology in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences.



Popular Indiana Derby Spotlights Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital

Friday, July 15th, 2022 - Purdue’s Caesars Entertainment Equine Specialty Hospital took center stage last weekend as the distinguished Winner’s Circle sponsor for the 28th running of the Indiana Derby at Horseshoe Indianapolis in Shelbyville. 



Two-day Forum Anchors Canine Welfare Discussions in Science

Friday, July 15th, 2022 - A two-day Purdue University program on Canine Welfare Science attracted nearly 225 registered participants from across the country.



Farewell Ceremony and Reception Celebrates Success of 2022 Vet Up! College Cohort

Friday, July 1st, 2022 - The excitement was palpable as members of the 2022 Vet Up! College cohort gathered for a ceremony and reception recognizing their success in completing four weeks of intensive study at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. The celebratory event was hosted by the college’s Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Joy M. Matson Multi-purpose Room in the David and Bonnie Brunner Small Animal Hospital Friday, June 17.




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