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Volunteers Needed as Purdue Prepares for Vaccine Distribution

Friday, April 2nd, 2021 - Following approval from the Indiana State Department of Health, Purdue University is preparing to serve as a vaccine distribution site with on-campus vaccinations expected to begin as early as Tuesday, April 6. The state department has instructed the university to prioritize students first in an effort to vaccinate as many as possible before leaving campus at the end of the spring semester. This Protect Purdue giant leap will begin with the goal of vaccinating as many as 3,500 students per day for the first seven days that the clinic is open.



Chemotherapy Usually Intended for Dogs is Treating a Red Fox’s Lymphoma

Friday, March 26th, 2021 - The Purdue University Veterinary Hospital works with many patients across species. None are more unusual perhaps than Joker, an eight-year-old silver-phased red fox undergoing treatment for lymphoma. Joker resides at Wolf Park, a nonprofit conservation facility located in nearby Battle Ground, Ind.



All’s Well that Ended Well in the Case of PVM’s First Virtual Equine Wellness Forum

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual event designed to inform horse owners and equine industry professionals about horse health issues galloped into new territory this year by going virtual. Normally held as a day-long in person program, the Equine Wellness Forum was conducted virtually, and spanned several days, with presentations given over the Zoom platform on topics ranging from basic preventative healthcare to the latest medical advancements.



Veterinarians and Veterinary Students Enabled to Assist with Vaccination Efforts

Friday, March 19th, 2021 - During his address to the nation March 11 on the one year anniversary of the COVID-19 shutdown, President Joe Biden focused on the effort to accelerate vaccination, and indicated that plans to expand the pool of qualified personnel eligible to administer vaccines would include veterinarians and veterinary students. The statement followed efforts by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to advocate at the federal level on behalf of veterinarians.



Food Pantry Drive Provides Opportunity to Demonstrate Caring

Friday, February 26th, 2021 - Isn’t it comforting to sit down to a good meal? But it’s easy to take that experience for granted. Not everyone feels assured of being able to enjoy such meals. There are those who lack the time, energy, or money to prepare a meal. You can help those in our PVM family who need assistance from our Food Pantry. We have the power to make a difference through a Food Drive that begins next week!



Purdue Veterinary Medicine Well-represented on Purdue COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Task Force

Friday, February 12th, 2021 - Assembled in October 2020, the Purdue COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation Task Force is an eleven-member team of scientists, medical experts, and campus leaders headed by Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed, who serves as the task force chair.



Diversity Learning Cafés Continue in the New Year

Friday, February 12th, 2021 - Last semester, the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion launched a new Virtual Learning Café series featuring critical conversations designed to foster discussion with the intent to enlighten, encourage, and inspire others to get engaged. That series continues this semester with discussions centered on the topic of "Difficult Conversations" to be held monthly on Wednesdays from 12:30 - 1:20 p.m.



Steady Stream of Customers Demonstrates Value of Lynn Hall Food Pantry

Friday, February 5th, 2021 - Established last year, the Lynn Hall Food Pantry is doing a steady business meeting needs of members of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine family.



Virtual Booth to Showcase PVM at Annual IVMA Crossroads Conference Beginning Today

Friday, February 5th, 2021 - As with many events this year, the IVMA’s annual Crossroads Conference will take place virtually, but that won’t negate Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s ability to have a presence at the event.



New Year Begins with Special Emphasis on Diversity and Inclusion in PVM

Friday, January 29th, 2021 - During the week surrounding Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the College of Veterinary Medicine’s chapter of VOICE (Veterinarians as One Inclusive Community for Empowerment) hosted Inclusive Excellence Week with several virtual events focused on the theme, “Finding Our Voices.”




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