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PVM Family Says Thank You with Surprise Package for Continuum Café Manager Tammie Hill

Friday, January 14th, 2022 - As 2021 drew to a close, members of the Purdue Veterinary Medicine family rallied together to show their appreciation to an individual who has done so much to brighten each week day for faculty, staff, and students during the academic year. That person is Tammie Hill, who manages the day-to-day operations of the Continuum Café in Lynn Hall for Aramark, which operates multiple dining locations on the Purdue campus.

In Memory: Dr. Todd Clark (PU DVM ’72), Dr. Susan Babineau (PU DVM ’97), and Dr. Susan Min (PU DVM 2005)

Friday, January 14th, 2022 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is saddened to learn of the passing of three alumni, Dr. Todd Clark (PU DVM '72), Dr. Susan Babineau (PU DVM ’97), and Dr. Susan Min (PU DVM 2005).

Recognition Ceremony Honors PVM Staff at Year’s End

Friday, January 14th, 2022 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Staff Service Recognition Ceremony honored staff members for service anniversaries and special accomplishments at the conclusion of 2021.

PVM Alumnus and Professor Emeritus Mark Hilton Honored as 2021 Mentor of the Year

Friday, January 14th, 2022 - Merck Animal Health teamed-up with the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) to recognize Dr. Mark Hilton (PU DVM ’83), a Purdue Veterinary Medicine graduate and retired faculty member. Dr. Hilton, clinical professor emeritus of veterinary clinical sciences, received the Mentor of the Year Award at the AABP Annual Conference in October in Salt Lake City, Utah.

PVM Alumna Kayla Clark Honored as a Food Animal Veterinarian by Michigan State University

Friday, January 14th, 2022 - The Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at Michigan State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has awarded Dr. Kayla Clark (PU DVM 2015) the Early-career Food Animal Veterinarian Award. Dr. Clark was honored at the department’s Large Animal and Equine Practitioners’ Reception on December 3 during the 2021 Michigan Veterinary Conference.

Kids Power Up! Get Vaccinated for COVID-19!

Tuesday, January 11th, 2022 - Kids getting their COVID-19 vaccine or booster at the Tippecanoe County Health Department vaccination site, 1950 S. 18th Street, Lafayette, Ind., and Riggs Community Health Center, 2316 South Street, Lafayette, Ind., will get a special Vaccine SuperPower Pack!

Dr. Timothy Bentley: Neurosurgeon, Researcher & Veterinarian Enjoys New Challenges

Thursday, December 16th, 2021 - From a small farm near Liverpool, England, to a renowned researcher, Dr. Timothy Bentley thrives on better understanding the canine brain. And, as the Director of the Canine Brain Tumor Research Program at Purdue University in Indiana and one of Veterinarianedu.org’s “15 Most Influential Veterinarians,” he’s definitely one to know. Read the whole story at...

New Milestone Achieved as Roll of Distinguished Professors Grows

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 - Take a look at the word “distinguished” in a lexicon like the Merriam Webster Dictionary and you will see that the term carries the sense of being marked by eminence, distinction, or excellence. Those also are qualities that an academic institution desires to see in its faculty. One measure of an institution’s success in that regard is the number of faculty officially designated as “Distinguished Professors,” and in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, the roll of professors with that distinction is growing.

League of VetaHumanz Pursues Diversification of Veterinary Workforce

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 - Role models can help children see themselves in a future career, and a growing program at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is helping develop veterinary medical role models every child can relate to. The college launched a new organization in 2020 called the League of VetaHumanz as an alliance of veterinary superheroes in academia, practice, research, government, and industry who are committed to engaging with under-resourced communities across the globe to provide access and support for children who aspire to careers in the veterinary profession. The visionary approach took off as fast as a caped superhero, and now includes national and international participation even as additional plans unfold to expand the program’s reach even further.

Dr. Timothy Ratliff Stepping Down as Purdue University Center for Cancer Research Director

Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 - Purdue University has announced that it is launching a national search for a new director of the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research (PCCR) to succeed Dr. Timothy Ratliff, who will step down from his role as the Robert Wallace Miller Director of the PCCR in July 2022 after leading the organization for 14 years. Dr. Ratliff is not leaving Purdue University, however. He will remain on faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology as a Distinguished Professor and will continue to be an active member of PCCR.

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