Faculty & Staff

PVM Faculty Among Researchers Honored with Purdue Seed for Success Acorn Awards

Friday, December 8th, 2023 - Purdue honored more than 100 researchers, including 13 from the College of Veterinary Medicine, with the university’s prestigious Seed for Success Acorn Awards at an awards event last month in the Purdue Memorial Union North Ballroom. The award recognizes Purdue principal investigators and co-investigators who obtained their first research grants with external funding of $1 million or more for a single proposal.

“Paws Up” – Brought to you by the PVM Wellness Committee

Friday, December 8th, 2023 - This week we express our sincere appreciation for Dr. John Christian, an esteemed associate professor of veterinary clinical pathology and the director and section chief of the Clinical Pathology Laboratory. As he embarks on a well-deserved retirement, we want to commend Dr. Christian and highlight his invaluable efforts with the PVM Wellness Committee over the years.

PVM Faculty Receive Support from Showalter Research Trust

Friday, December 8th, 2023 - The Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust annually provides funding to Purdue in support of scientific and medical research. This year, several Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty members are among the beneficiaries.

“Paws Up” – Brought to you by the PVM Wellness Committee

Friday, December 1st, 2023 - This week we extend our gratitude to Holly Englert, assistant director for student advising in the Veterinary Nursing program.

In Memory: Dr. Russell Main, Associate Professor of Basic Medical Sciences

Friday, December 1st, 2023 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine community is deeply saddened by the passing of a caring and beloved faculty member in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences, Dr. Russell Main, who died November 14 at his home in West Lafayette. He was 46.

Purdue Farm Animal Hospital Holds First Cattle Health Education Workshop

Friday, November 10th, 2023 - Cattle producers had the opportunity to hear from Purdue Veterinary Medicine bovine specialists and see the David and Bonnie Brunner Farm Animal Hospital first-hand during a special half-day Cattle Health Education Workshop hosted by the Purdue University Veterinary Hospital. The event on Saturday, November 4, attracted more than 30 attendees from 15 different farms as well as the Indiana Beef Cattle Association. The workshop represented the first time the hospital has conducted such a session.

Award-winning Communications Intern Returns to PVM Communications Team

Friday, November 3rd, 2023 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine Communications Team is pleased to welcome back Madeline Brod, now an award-winning senior in the College of Liberal Arts Degree-in-Three accelerated degree program. Madeline initially worked as our PVM communications intern during the 2021-2022 academic year when she was a first-year student. During that time, one of the features she wrote was about then fourth-year veterinary student Bre Wilson and her study abroad experiences. That story, published in the Summer 2022 PVM Report, was submitted for the Brian Lamb School of Communications 2023 Gold Carpet Gala Awards this past spring and won as the Best Print Article.

Paws Up” – Brought to you by the PVM Wellness Committee

Friday, November 3rd, 2023 - This week Crystal Bradford, who is the lead administrative assistant to the CPB Department Head, is acknowledged for her helpfulness.

Purdue Veterinary Nursing Instructor Kara Burns is First Veterinary Technician Named as a Bridge Club Industry ICON

Friday, October 27th, 2023 - The Bridge Club, a conversation company, has announced that Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, CVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS Hon (Internal Medicine, Dentistry) will be honored as the 2024 Bridge Club Industry ICON. Kara, who teaches in Purdue’s Veterinary Nursing Nutrition course, is the ninth ICON and the first veterinary nurse/veterinary technician to receive the honor. She will be formally recognized during The Bridge Club ICON event January 13 in Orlando, Florida.

“Paws Up” – Brought to you by the PVM Wellness Committee

Friday, October 27th, 2023 - Today we are highlighting Jennifer Smith, BS, RVT, RLATG, who is the senior instructional specialist/clinical coordinator in the Veterinary Nursing program, and she also is the advisor for the Veterinary Nursing Student Organization.

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