Purdue Alumna Wins 2021 Penn Veterinary Medicine Teaching Award

Friday, May 14, 2021

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Dr. Nicole (Nikki) Dalesandro Scherrer (PU DVM 2011), a member of the faculty at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, was honored recently with a teaching award.  An assistant professor of clinical large animal ophthalmology at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center, Dr. Scherrer received the Class of 2021 Philadelphia Campus Teaching Award.

An Indiana native, Dr. Scherrer received her bachelor’s degree in biochemistry and graduated summa cum laude from DePauw University in Greencastle, Ind., before enrolling at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she earned her DVM degree in 2011.  After graduation, she interned at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital and then started a second rotating internship at the New Bolton Center and a subsequent ophthalmology residency.  She became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists in 2019.


Writer(s): Kevin Doerr | pvmnews@purdue.edu

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