Faculty & Staff

PVM Hosts Annual Women’s Faculty Luncheon

Friday, April 19th, 2019 - Female faculty members in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine gathered this week for their annual luncheon led by Assistant Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Latonia Craig.

Purdue Veterinary Nurse Named One of WVC’s Continuing Educators of the Year

Friday, April 19th, 2019 - WVC has announced its 2019 WVC Continuing Educators of the Year, and one of them is Small Animal Hospital Veterinary Nursing Manager Megan Brashear, CVT, VTS (ECC).

White Coat Ceremony Honors Veterinary Students Entering Their Clinical Year

Friday, April 12th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s DVM Class of 2020 participated in a beloved College of Veterinary Medicine tradition Sunday, April 7, when the class members received white coats symbolizing their new role as junior veterinarians.

Purdue Veterinary Nurse Achieves Key Milestone on Path to Obtaining VTS Designation

Friday, April 5th, 2019 - Congratulations to Brittany Laflen, RVT, small animal surgery/neurology technician in the Veterinary Teaching Hospital for recently obtaining approval of her 2019 Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) in Neurology application by the Academy of Internal Medicine Veterinary Technicians (AIMVT).

Research Involving PVM Scholar Finds Blue light Could Treat Superbug Infections

Friday, April 5th, 2019 - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterium that causes infection in various parts of the body, is often called a “superbug” thanks to its ability to dodge many common antibiotics. Researchers at Purdue University and Boston University have discovered that exposing the bug to blue light can render it defenseless against antiseptics as mild as hydrogen peroxide.

Blue light could treat superbug infections

Thursday, April 4th, 2019 - Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a bacterium that causes infection in various parts of the body, is often called a “superbug” thanks to its ability to dodge many common antibiotics. Although most MRSA infections aren’t serious, some can be life-threatening, sometimes resulting in amputation of the infected appendage. Rather than rolling the dice with a multi-drug...

PVM Student Joins Dean Reed for Congressional Visits during AAVMC’s Advocacy Day

Friday, March 29th, 2019 - In conjunction with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) annual meeting in Washington, D.C., SAVMA Purdue President Kristi Crow, a member of the DVM Class of 2020, accompanied Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed on a visit to Capitol Hill to talk with policy-makers.

Spring Extravaganza Spotlights PVM’s Global Engagement Opportunities

Friday, March 29th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Office of Global Engagement and the Purdue Chapter of the International Veterinary Student Association (IVSA) hosted their annual Spring Extravaganza at the MatchBOX Coworking Studio in downtown Lafayette last Friday evening, March 22. The event attracted over 50 students from the College’s Veterinary Nursing and DVM programs.

Families Advised, “Don’t Give Dental Care the Brush-off” at PVM Family Program Series

Friday, March 22nd, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine hosted its final Family Program Series interactive session of the semester on March 7 with the topic “Don’t Give Dental Care the Brush-off”.

PVM Kicks-off 60th Anniversary Celebration at IVMA Annual Meeting

Friday, March 8th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty, staff, alumni, and friends filled the Veterans Hall ballroom at the Indianapolis Marriott East for the College’s official 60th Anniversary Kick-off Luncheon on Friday, March 1. The event was part of the Indiana Veterinary Medical Association’s (IVMA) annual meeting.

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