PVM establishes National Academy for Veterinary Medicine to increase diversity and address veterinarian shortages
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — With help from a new federal grant, the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine is stepping up to expand access to the veterinary profession for talented individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds and address the need for more veterinarians serving rural areas and protecting food safety.
The Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine a $3.18 million grant to launch Vet Up! The National Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) Academy for Veterinary Medicine.
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