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In Memory: Dr. Gerald Goetsch (PU PhD ’57), PVM Founding Faculty Member

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is deeply saddened by the passing of Dr. Gerald Goetsch, professor emeritus of veterinary physiology and one of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s founding faculty members, who died Thursday, January 14. He was 97.



New Director of Purdue Veterinary Medicine Extension Named

Friday, January 15th, 2021 - Dr. Geoff Lossie, (PU DVM 2014; MS 2017), clinical assistant professor of pathology and avian diagnostician, is assuming a new responsibility as the new director for Purdue Veterinary Medicine Extension.



Ceremony Concludes 2020 by Honoring Bravo Award recipients and College “Vet”-erans

Friday, January 15th, 2021 - After a successful, though challenging, fall semester that brought a return to in-person classes on the Purdue University campus, the College of Veterinary Medicine concluded 2020 with a special online awards ceremony honoring several members of the staff and faculty. The program featured recognition of staff members celebrating significant service anniversaries, as well as faculty and staff receiving Bravo Awards and who completed the Center of Excellence for Diversity and Inclusion in Veterinary Medicine Certificate Program.



New Cancer Immunotherapy Shows Promise in Early Research Co-led by CPB Distinguished Professor

Friday, December 11th, 2020 - A new approach to cancer immunotherapy has the potential to be a universal treatment for solid tumors, according to researchers at Purdue University, including a Distinguished Professor in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Comparative Pathobiology. The research was led by Dr. Philip Low, Purdue's Presidential Scholar for Drug Discovery and Ralph C. Corley Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, and Dr. Timothy Ratliff, Distinguished Professor of Comparative Pathobiology and the Robert Wallace Miller Director of the Purdue Center for Cancer Research.



PVM Faculty Play Prominent Role in Purdue University’s Unique Center for Cancer Research

Friday, December 11th, 2020 - As one of only seven basic laboratory cancer centers recognized by the National Cancer Institute, which is part of the National Institutes of Health, the Purdue University Center for Cancer Research (PCCR) connects more than 110 researchers from across the university, including faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine. As the only NCI basic laboratory cancer center that includes a college of veterinary medicine, PCCR has the unique opportunity to study canine oncology while giving dogs chances to live longer, fuller lives.



In Memory: PVM Graduate and Former Employee Greg Inskeep (PU DVM ’84)

Friday, December 4th, 2020 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine family is saddened to learn that Dr. Greg Inskeep, a PVM alumnus and former staff member, passed away at his home Sunday, November 29. He was 61.



Dean Willie Reed Honored with AAVLD Life Membership

Friday, December 4th, 2020 - The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) presented its Life Membership Award to Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed at the organization’s first virtual annual conference, which was held jointly with the United States Animal Health Association (USAHA) this fall. Life membership is awarded to AAVLD members who have contributed significantly to the success of the AAVLD and by their example have inspired colleagues to enter the field of diagnostic medicine.



All is Well with Plans for the Equine Wellness Forum

Friday, December 4th, 2020 - It’s “virtually” time for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Equine Wellness Forum, which this time will be held in an all virtual format beginning February 6, 2021. Registration is now open for the annual event, which is designed to inform horse owners and equine industry professionals about horse health issues ranging from basic preventative healthcare to the latest medical advancements.



Three PVM Faculty among New Showalter Trust Recipients

Friday, November 20th, 2020 - More than a dozen mid- and early-career Purdue University faculty members, including three in the College of Veterinary Medicine, have been chosen to receive funding from the Ralph W. and Grace M. Showalter Research Trust Fund. Dr. Maggie O'Haire, Dr. Andrea Santos, and Dr. Uma Aryal, all in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology, are among a total of 15 faculty members selected as Showalter Trust recipients.



New Director Joins Engagement Team to “Shepherd” PVM Lifelong Learning

Friday, November 20th, 2020 - The College of Veterinary Medicine is proud to welcome Ben Shepard, MS as the new director of lifelong learning. Though his last name is spelled slightly different, Ben is excited to have the opportunity to “shepherd” the college’s continuing education programs. He started in the position November 9, after working for the past 15 years at multiple universities in various student affairs positions focused on residential life and university housing, as well as student leadership and other opportunities for students who live in residence halls.




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