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Communications Intern Joins PVM Communications Team

Friday, August 7th, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine communications team is pleased to welcome Jonathan Martz, who started as the new PVM communications intern Thursday, July 30.



In Memory: Dr. Donn W. Griffith (PU DVM ’68)

Friday, August 7th, 2020 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is saddened to learn that Dr. Donn William Griffith (PU DVM '68), of Dublin, Ohio, passed away Saturday, August 1, from complications of Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. He was 78.



New Residents Begin PVM Clinical and Diagnostic Programs

Friday, July 31st, 2020 - A group of veterinarians began the next phase of their careers this month as they arrived on campus to begin advanced specialty training in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.



Purdue Innovators, Including Dr. Riyi Shi, Receive $1.3 Million Grant for Traumatic Brain Injury, Alzheimer’s Research

Friday, July 24th, 2020 - A team of Purdue University scholars led by professors from the Colleges of Science and Veterinary Medicine have received new support as they work to develop solutions to what U.S. military officials call an alarming trend in dementia among wounded soldiers. The same researchers also seek solutions to better treat Alzheimer’s disease. Innovators from several disciplines across the university make-up the Purdue research team that received a $1.3 million grant from the Department of Defense for their work in this area.



PVM Faculty Collaborate on $1 Million Research Project into Rapid Sensor Technology for Cattle Disease

Friday, July 17th, 2020 - Bovine respiratory disease (BRD), one of the most prevalent and costly illnesses in the beef and dairy industries, accounts for about half of all feedlot deaths in North America and costs producers as much as $900 million a year. Purdue University researchers, including faculty from the College of Veterinary Medicine, are developing technology to reduce diagnosis time to about 30 minutes.



Virtual Celebration Honors Retiring Professor of Veterinary Parasitology Joe Camp

Friday, July 17th, 2020 - For 17 years, Dr. Joe Camp faithfully and effectively taught parasitology to veterinary students as a professor in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He also served as the Purdue University secretary of faculties during that time. Colleagues and former students gathered virtually on his last day at the university Tuesday, June 30 to congratulate him and wish him well on the occasion of his retirement.



Seven Faculty Members Honored for Promotions and Special Appointments

Friday, July 17th, 2020 - The commitment of Purdue University and the College of Veterinary Medicine to foster growth took center stage as Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed recognized several faculty members during the college’s annual Promotions Celebration Wednesday, July 15. Conducted virtually, using the Zoom platform, the program honored a total of seven faculty members for being promoted or receiving special appointments.



Fellow Specialists Help with Virtual Pinning to Honor Veterinary Technician Specialist Brittany Laflen

Friday, July 17th, 2020 - The Academy of Internal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians (AIMVT) welcomed its newest members this summer, including Brittany Laflen, RVT, VTS (Neurology), small animal surgery/neurology technician in the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital. Brittany is one of only 15 members inducted into the AIMVT in 2019, of which only three received a specialty designation in neurology.



Awards Ceremony Recognizes Outstanding PVM Staff

Friday, July 10th, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine honored several staff and faculty members during a virtual version of the traditional Outstanding Staff and Bravo Awards Ceremony Wednesday, July 8. Dean Willie Reed presented the awards during a program on the Zoom platform, which he opened by saying, “Even though we can’t be together in person for this special occasion, it’s important to honor the significant accomplishments of the people we will recognize today.”



New Cohort Joins Veterinary Hospital Staff

Friday, July 10th, 2020 - The Purdue Veterinary Hospital welcomes a new class of interns, as well as the 2020 Wasson Veterinary Pharmacy Resident, to the Purdue Veterinary Medicine family.




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