One Health

“This is Purdue” Podcast Shares Dean Reed’s Story of Giant Leaps in Veterinary Medicine

Friday, June 14th, 2024 - As he approaches the conclusion of his tenure as dean of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine June 30, Dr. Willie Reed sat down recently with Kate Young, host of “This is Purdue,” the official podcast for Purdue University, to share his engaging story about making dreams come true. 

PVM’s Dr. Michael Childress Appointed to Named Professorship in Comparative Oncology

Friday, June 14th, 2024 - A faculty member in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Dr. Michael Childress, has been appointed as the Evan and Sue Ann Werling Professor of Comparative Oncology.

Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at Purdue to be renamed for pioneering dean of veterinary medicine

Monday, June 10th, 2024 - To honor Willie Reed’s loyalty and service to Purdue University, the veterinary medicine profession and the state of Indiana, the Purdue University Board of Trustees on Friday (June 7) approved renaming the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory as the Willie M. Reed Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.

Purdue Veterinary Student Achieves Research Milestone as a Journal Article First Author

Friday, May 24th, 2024 - Congratulations are in order for fourth-year veterinary student Kelsey D’Amico (DVM Class of 2025), who reached a rare milestone in veterinary medicine as the first author on a research paper that just recently was accepted for publication by the Journal of Dairy Science.

Purdue University Recognizes World Parkinson’s Day by Highlighting Research Led by PVM Scholar

Friday, April 12th, 2024 - World Parkinson’s Day is an annual global healthcare event to recognize the cultural, economic, and social impact of Parkinson’s disease. In recognition of the day, Purdue University spotlighted research by Dr. Jessica Fortin, assistant professor of basic medical sciences, physiology and pharmacology in the College of Veterinary Medicine's Department of Basic Medical Sciences.

Purdue Veterinary Ophthalmologist Contributes to Purdue-led Research to Develop Tech to Monitor, Treat Chronic Eye Diseases

Friday, March 22nd, 2024 - Research teams led by a faculty member in Purdue University’s College of Engineering will use two grants from the National Eye Institute totaling $6.7 million to further develop specialized smart soft contact lenses that continuously monitor or treat chronic ocular diseases like glaucoma, corneal neovascularization and dry eye syndromes. The research teams include Dr. Shin Ae Park, assistant professor of ophthalmology in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Emerging Drug-Resistant Fungal Pathogen Research Targets Urgent Health Threat

Friday, December 15th, 2023 - A new $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will fund research led by a faculty member in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology aimed at shedding light on a significant new health threat that involves an emerging multi-drug-resistant fungal pathogen. Dr. Shankar Thangamani, assistant professor of microbiology, is studying Candida auris, which he says predominately causes skin infections and has been classified as an urgent threat by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Antibiotic Threats Report (2019).

Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Joins Swine Disease Reporting System Network as State Funding Increases

Friday, December 15th, 2023 - Diagnostic data from the Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine now is being included in the Swine Disease Reporting System (SDRS), which monitors and reports diagnostic data and trends from endemic diseases of the U.S. swine herd. The development comes on the heels of the College of Veterinary Medicine achieving a funding breakthrough for the ADDL during the State of Indiana’s biennial budget process.

PVM Achieves Research Funding Record

Friday, December 15th, 2023 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s research enterprise reached a record level of funding in the most recent fiscal year (2022/2023), exceeding $15 million, which represents an increase of more than 6.5% over the preceding year. About 60% of the college’s research funding comes in the form of grants from the prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Coppoc One Health Lecture Spotlights Issue of Antimicrobial Use in Food Animals

Friday, October 20th, 2023 - Lynn Hall is the location for the 2023 Coppoc One Health Lecture featuring a talk that will look at the issue of antimicrobial use in food animals through a One Health lens. Scheduled for Thursday, November 2 at 12:20 p.m. in Lynn 1136, the presentation will be given by Dr. Renata lvanek, a professor of epidemiology at Cornell University and co-director of Cornell's Combined DVM-PhD Degree Program and the Cornell Institute for Digital Agriculture. The title of her talk incorporates a Lord Kelvin quote: "'If you cannot measure it, you cannot improve it' (Lord Kelvin): Antimicrobial Use in Food Animals Through a One Health Lens."

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