Conference Keynote Speaker to Encourage Action by Offering Practical Tips on Diversity and Inclusion
Friday, August 7th, 2020 - Dr. Kemba Marshall will encourage participants to talk a little less and act a little more during the 2020 Purdue Veterinary Conference Diversity Keynote presentation to be held Thursday, September 24.
Virtual Event Gives Donors Birdseye View of New Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Project
Friday, August 7th, 2020 - Friends and alumni of the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine who have committed a major gift to the new hospital project recently joined Dean Willie Reed and the college's development office for a live, virtual hospital update. More than 25 alumni and friends participated in the Zoom event Tuesday, July 21.
Communications Intern Joins PVM Communications Team
Friday, August 7th, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine communications team is pleased to welcome Jonathan Martz, who started as the new PVM communications intern Thursday, July 30.
PVM Study Finds That Disrupting Anxiety is PTSD Service Dog’s Most Important Task for Veterans
Friday, July 31st, 2020 - Science has shown that service dogs can benefit some veterans with PTSD. But the exact role service dogs play in the day-to-day lives of veterans – and the helpfulness of the tasks they perform – is less known. A recent study led by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine shows what trained tasks service dogs perform the most often and which ones are the most helpful to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. The study found that the task of disrupting episodes of anxiety ranked among the most important and most often used.
Volunteer Artists Cheer on Purdue University Veterinary Hospital Heroes
Friday, July 31st, 2020 - People entering or leaving Lynn Hall last Friday afternoon, July 24, were greeted with encouraging splashes of color and text on the sidewalks adjacent to the Small and Large Animal Hospital entrances. The artwork was the work of the family of Alan Schrope, Purdue University Veterinary Hospital administrator.
New Residents Begin PVM Clinical and Diagnostic Programs
Friday, July 31st, 2020 - A group of veterinarians began the next phase of their careers this month as they arrived on campus to begin advanced specialty training in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Purdue Innovators, Including Dr. Riyi Shi, Receive $1.3 Million Grant for Traumatic Brain Injury, Alzheimer’s Research
Friday, July 24th, 2020 - A team of Purdue University scholars led by professors from the Colleges of Science and Veterinary Medicine have received new support as they work to develop solutions to what U.S. military officials call an alarming trend in dementia among wounded soldiers. The same researchers also seek solutions to better treat Alzheimer’s disease. Innovators from several disciplines across the university make-up the Purdue research team that received a $1.3 million grant from the Department of Defense for their work in this area.
Learn to Say “No” So You Can Say “Yes” to What Matters Most at Virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference
Friday, July 24th, 2020 - Veterinarian Mia Cary will help participants in the first virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference discover how to say “no” in order to say “yes” to the things that matter most when she gives the Wellness Keynote on Wednesday, September 23.
PVM Faculty Collaborate on $1 Million Research Project into Rapid Sensor Technology for Cattle Disease
Friday, July 17th, 2020 - Bovine respiratory disease (BRD), one of the most prevalent and costly illnesses in the beef and dairy industries, accounts for about half of all feedlot deaths in North America and costs producers as much as $900 million a year. Purdue University researchers, including faculty from the College of Veterinary Medicine, are developing technology to reduce diagnosis time to about 30 minutes.
Virtual Celebration Honors Retiring Professor of Veterinary Parasitology Joe Camp
Friday, July 17th, 2020 - For 17 years, Dr. Joe Camp faithfully and effectively taught parasitology to veterinary students as a professor in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine. He also served as the Purdue University secretary of faculties during that time. Colleagues and former students gathered virtually on his last day at the university Tuesday, June 30 to congratulate him and wish him well on the occasion of his retirement.