Faculty & Staff

Purdue Challenge 5K was Personal for PVM Participants Who Helped Raise $100K for Cancer Research

Friday, May 26th, 2023 - The 15th annual Purdue Challenge 5K run/walk benefiting the Purdue University Institute for Cancer Research had special meaning this year for a group of participants with ties to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine. Several members of the PVM community ran in the event Saturday, April 15 to honor and celebrate the life of a cancer victim who was married to a veterinary nurse in the Evan and Sue Ann Werling Comparative Oncology Research Center. Their effort was both thoughtful and helpful, as the fundraising event raised a total of $100,000 for efforts to pursue a cure.

Animal Welfare Researcher Joins Meat Institute Advisory Council

Friday, May 26th, 2023 - The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) has announced the launch of its new Protein PACT Academic Advisory Council, which includes a Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty member. Dr. Candace Croney, professor of animal behavior and well-being and director of the Center for Animal Welfare Science, is one of the seven members of the council, which is comprised of renowned researchers from top universities across the U.S. With expertise ranging from environmental sustainability to human nutrition and development, the council will advise on research priorities and the latest evidence related to meat production and consumption. News of the council was shared by NAMI in a press release issued Monday, May 22.

PVM Professor Timothy Ratliff Leads Purdue Team of Scholars in New Cancer Research Effort

Friday, May 26th, 2023 - The Purdue University Institute for Cancer Research is beginning a four-pronged attack against multiple myeloma to be carried out over two years with $4.3 million from the Paula and Rodger Riney Foundation, and Distinguished Professor of Comparative Pathobiology Timothy Ratliff is leading the team of scientists doing the research. Dr. Ratliff is the former director of Purdue’s cancer research center.

PVM Faculty Recognized for Receiving Awards and Promotions

Friday, May 19th, 2023 - Spring not only brings the end of the academic year and graduation, it also is a time for celebrating accomplishments of Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty. Two ceremonies at the conclusion of the spring semester provided such opportunities to recognize faculty with awards and to honor those receiving academic promotions. 

Awards Ceremony Honors Outstanding Staff

Friday, May 12th, 2023 - Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed recognized outstanding staff at an awards ceremony last Friday, May 5, in Lynn 1136.

PVM Faculty Member Candace Croney Receives Prestigious 2023 AVMA Humane Award

Friday, May 12th, 2023 - The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) announced yesterday (Thursday, May 11) that the recipient of the 2023 AVMA Humane Award is Dr. Candace Croney, Purdue professor of animal behavior and well-being and director of the Center for Animal Welfare Science (CAWS).  Dr. Croney holds a joint appointment in the colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Agriculture. The award recognizes Dr. Croney for her exceptional dedication and contributions to the field of animal welfare.

What a Difference a Day Makes!

Friday, April 28th, 2023 - It was a day much like any other 24 hour day. But Wednesday, April 26, also was a day unlike any other day for Purdue University, which hosted the most notable Purdue Day of Giving, yet, to benefit the university and all the colleges, including Purdue Veterinary Medicine. This year marked the 10th year for the annual event, which started at midnight Wednesday and ran for 24 consecutive hours. By the time the clock struck 12 the next night, the one day fund-drive had raised a record $110,802,950 donated in the form of 27,855 gifts!

PVM Faculty Promotions Approved by Purdue University Board of Trustees

Friday, April 21st, 2023 - A total of ten Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty members are receiving promotions this year. The promotions were approved by the Purdue University Board of Trustees on April 14. They are among a total of 180 faculty promotions approved by the trustees across the West Lafayette, Northwest, and Fort Wayne campuses and the Purdue schools at IUPUI.

Spotlight Shines on Purdue Veterinary Medicine Research During Two-Days of Special Presentations

Friday, April 21st, 2023 - Every April, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine sets aside a special day for celebrating research accomplishments in the college. This year’s celebration involved a companion event focused on industry partners that have an interest in the college’s research initiatives.

Inaugural Purdue Antimicrobial Resistance Conference Draws International Attention to Serious Public Health Threat

Friday, April 14th, 2023 - In the face of a foreboding forecast of worsening multi-drug resistant infections (United Nations Foundation, 2021), the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine led a multi-disciplinary, campus-wide effort to address the vital topic of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) through a free conference held last week. The inaugural event April 6-7 at the Stewart Center involved multiple Purdue colleges and attracted more than 100 attendees representing eleven states and seven countries.

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