Faculty & Staff


Purdue Scientists Join in Launch of Cloud-based Canine Cancer Database to Benefit Humans and Their Best Friends

Friday, September 11th, 2020 - The National Cancer Institute has announced the development of the Integrated Canine Data Commons (ICDC), which has significant ties to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Developed by the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research, the cloud-based repository of spontaneously arising canine cancer data was created with the goal of advancing human cancer research by enabling comparative analysis of canine cancer.



College of Veterinary Medicine Launches League of VetaHumanz to Diversify Veterinary Workforce

Friday, September 11th, 2020 - Role models can help children see themselves in a future career, and a new initiative at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is helping develop veterinary medical role models every child can relate to.



Fall Allergies Can Affect Horses, Too – Triggering Asthma and Impacting Performance

Friday, September 11th, 2020 - Just as many humans start to sneeze in the fall, horses also can experience seasonal allergy symptoms. Those symptoms can include coughing, but Dr. Laurent Couëtil, professor of large animal internal medicine in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, says sometimes the only sign is that their performance suffers.



PVM Faculty Honored at Virtual 2020 Faculty Awards Convocation

Friday, September 11th, 2020 - Purdue University hosted a virtual Faculty Awards Convocation this year to honor faculty who received awards for teaching, research and scholarship, engagement, and leadership. Several Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty members were among those recognized as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs Peter Hollenbeck recited this year’s role of honor in a series of videos.



Dean Willie Reed Named to Steering Committee for Purdue Equity Task Force

Friday, September 4th, 2020 - Purdue University has announced members of the steering committee that will guide and direct the work of the Purdue Equity Task Force throughout the fall semester. The 18 member committee includes Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed. The announcement was made August 26.



Meet PVM’s New Veterinary Nursing Program Director

Friday, August 28th, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed Dr. Chad Brown (PU DVM 2001) as the new director of the Veterinary Nursing Program Monday, August 17. The appointment brings Dr. Brown back to his alma mater after nearly 20 years of working in mixed animal practice and academia.



$3.86 Million NIH Grant Accelerates Purdue Veterinary Scholar’s Novel Approach in Race to Develop Effective Vaccine to Combat COVID-19

Friday, August 21st, 2020 - Dr. Mittal is leading a research team that is taking a novel approach to developing an efficient vaccine for COVID-19, and the research just received a major boost in the form of a five-year $3.86 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.



Virtual Celebration to Honor Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Teacher Award Recipients

Friday, August 14th, 2020 - A longstanding Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine tradition of recognizing distinguished alumni and outstanding faculty during the annual Purdue Veterinary Conference will continue in a virtual format this year. The entire conference September 22-25 will be conducted virtually, enabling attendees to join in on conference sessions and special activities from their home or office. The annual Awards Celebration will include the presentation of two Distinguished Alumni Awards and the Raymond E. Plue Outstanding Teacher Award on Wednesday, September 23, at 5:00 p.m. (EDT).



Dr. Riyi Shi Appointed as Named Professor in Department of Basic Medical Sciences

Friday, August 14th, 2020 - The Purdue University Board of Trustees recently ratified the appointment of long-time Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty member Riyi Shi as the Mari Hulman George Endowed Professor of Applied Neuroscience.



PVM Communications Team Receives AAVMC 2020 Communications Excellence Award

Friday, August 14th, 2020 - The communications program at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has been recognized with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ (AAVMC) 2020 Communications Excellence Award. Judges praised Purdue’s program for overall excellence that advanced the college’s strategic outreach.




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