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PVM Hosts Annual Women’s Faculty Luncheon

Friday, April 19th, 2019 - Female faculty members in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine gathered this week for their annual luncheon led by Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Latonia Craig.



Purdue Veterinary Nurse Named One of WVC’s Continuing Educators of the Year

Friday, April 19th, 2019 - WVC has announced its 2019 WVC Continuing Educators of the Year, and one of them is Small Animal Hospital Veterinary Nursing Manager Megan Brashear, CVT, VTS (ECC).



Student Spotlight: Meet VNSO Secretary Allison Reker

Friday, April 19th, 2019 - The Vet Gazette concludes its “Spotlight on Students” feature this week by focusing on Allison Reker, a junior in the Purdue Veterinary Nursing Program, who serves as secretary of the Veterinary Nursing Student Organization (VNSO).



Purdue Veterinary Students Participate in Annual SAVMA Symposium

Friday, April 19th, 2019 - SAVMA Purdue was well-represented at the 2019 SAVMA Symposium last month, with 20 Purdue Veterinary Medicine students in attendance. They participated in various wet labs, meetings, lectures, and competitions throughout the symposium, which was held March 9-11 at the University of Georgia.



Spotlight on Students: Meet VNSO President Caitlin Obren

Friday, April 12th, 2019 - Caitlin’s formative experiences with PVM make her excited about her future career in the veterinary nursing field. She has yet to decide whether to pursue a specific specialty area, and looks forward to starting out in general practice. As she gains work experience, she wants to further develop her skills and interests and possibly pursue a specialty designation.



Spring Tradition Continues with PVM Open House

Friday, April 12th, 2019 - Visitors from near and far came to Lynn Hall on Saturday, April 6, for the Purdue Veterinary Medicine Open House, which helped celebrate the College of Veterinary Medicine’s 60th Anniversary year. The annual event coincides with Purdue’s Spring Fest to promote education about all the different aspects of veterinary medicine.



PVM Graduate Student is Finalist in Three Minute Thesis Competition

Friday, April 12th, 2019 - Congratulations to Kerri Rodriguez, graduate student of human-animal interaction in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, who is one of ten finalists in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition at Purdue.



White Coat Ceremony Honors Veterinary Students Entering Their Clinical Year

Friday, April 12th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s DVM Class of 2020 participated in a beloved College of Veterinary Medicine tradition Sunday, April 7, when the class members received white coats symbolizing their new role as junior veterinarians.



Spotlight on Students: Meet SAVMA Purdue Secretary Sarah Wunderlich

Friday, April 5th, 2019 - The Vet Gazette continues its “Spotlight on Students” feature this week by focusing on Sarah Wunderlich, a veterinary student who serves as secretary for SAVMA Purdue.



Research Involving PVM Scholar Finds Blue light Could Treat Superbug Infections

Friday, April 5th, 2019 - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterium that causes infection in various parts of the body, is often called a “superbug” thanks to its ability to dodge many common antibiotics. Researchers at Purdue University and Boston University have discovered that exposing the bug to blue light can render it defenseless against antiseptics as mild as hydrogen peroxide.




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