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Presentation Highlights Oncology Research Success

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 - Distinguished Professor of Comparative Oncology and Dolores L. McCall Professor of Comparative Oncology Deborah Knapp recently marked a milestone in her career. As an endowed professor, Purdue University requires Dr. Knapp undergo a review by her department every five years with the latest review completed last month. Dr. Knapp was first named the Dolores L. McCall Professor of Comparative Oncology in 2006 and has held the title ever since. As part of the review, Dr. Knapp was asked to present a seminar highlighting some of her research team’s success.



In Memory: Dr. Gerald Goetsch (PU PhD ’57), PVM Founding Faculty Member

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Gerald Goetsch, professor emeritus of veterinary physiology and one of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s founding faculty members, who died Thursday, January 14. He was 97.



In Memory: Dr. Kurt Bales (PU DVM ’87)

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine mourns the passing of an alumnus, Dr. Kurt Bales, who died Wednesday, January 13. He was 58.



In Memory: Dr. Terry Curtin (PU PhD ’64), Former PVM Faculty Member and NC State Veterinary Medicine Founding Dean

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 - The veterinary medical profession lost a long-time leader last month with the passing of Dr. Terrence Michael Curtin, a graduate of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine and former faculty member who went on to serve as the founding dean of the North Carolina State College of Veterinary Medicine. He died December 15, 2020 at the age of 94.



Expanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Veterinary Nursing is Focus of New PetDesk Scholarship

Friday, January 15th, 2021 - PetDesk, a leading veterinary patient engagement software company, is teaming up with the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion in veterinary nursing through a new scholarship program for Purdue Veterinary Nursing students.



New Director of Purdue Veterinary Medicine Extension Named

Friday, January 15th, 2021 - Dr. Geoff Lossie, (PU DVM 2014; MS 2017), clinical assistant professor of pathology and avian diagnostician, is assuming a new responsibility as the new director for Purdue Veterinary Medicine Extension.



Ceremony Concludes 2020 by Honoring Bravo Award recipients and College “Vet”-erans

Friday, January 15th, 2021 - After a successful, though challenging, fall semester that brought a return to in-person classes on the Purdue University campus, the College of Veterinary Medicine concluded 2020 with a special online awards ceremony honoring several members of the staff and faculty. The program featured recognition of staff members celebrating significant service anniversaries, as well as faculty and staff receiving Bravo Awards and who completed the Center of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine Certificate Program.



BMS Scholar J. Paul Robinson Among Six Purdue Innovators to Receive Trask Innovation Funding

Friday, January 15th, 2021 - Dr. J. Paul Robinson, the SVM Professor of Cytomics in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Basic Medical Sciences, is one of six Purdue University researchers receiving a total of nearly $209,000 from the Trask Innovation Fund to help their labs commercialize their innovations. The fund is a development program established to support projects that advance the commercial value of Purdue intellectual property.



In Memory: Dr. Terry Brandenburg (PU DVM ’76)

Friday, January 15th, 2021 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is saddened to learn that alumnus Terry Brandenburg, of Carmel, Ind., passed away on January 4. He was 69.



Celebrating Milestones: Faculty Retirements

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine recognizes three faculty members on the occasion of their retirement this year.




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