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Stories published by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, listed in chronological order.

PVM Family Contributes to Strong Purdue United Way Campaign

December 1, 2017 - With Dean Willie Reed serving as Purdue United Way Campaign chair, College of Veterinary Medicine faculty, staff and retirees helped the University make a strong showing in the annual fund-drive to support local charitable agencies. By the official end of the campaign November 15, a total of $781,356 had been raised, or 99.5 percent of the goal. Read the full story.

Inaugural PVM MOAAR Symposium Reflects High Interest in Exotic Animal Medicine

December 1, 2017 - The Purdue Veterinary Medicine Exotic Animal Club successfully hosted its first Medicine of Aquatics, Amphibians, and Reptiles (MOAAR) Symposium in Lynn Hall during the first weekend in November. Read the full story.

New Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Kari Ekenstedt

December 1, 2017 - This week the Vet Gazette begins a series of stories on new Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty members. In this issue, we’d like to recognize Dr. Kari Ekenstedt in our Faculty Spotlight! Read the full story.

Surgery Technologist Reaches Career Milestone

December 1, 2017 - Surgery Technologist Reaches Career Milestone Read the full story.

'What Are You Thankful For?' PVM Wellness Committee Asks PVM Family

December 1, 2017 - In light of the Thanksgiving Holiday, PVM faculty, staff, and students recently participated in the PVM Student Wellness Committee’s campaign, “What are you thankful for?” Read the full story.

PVM Alumnus Joins AAEP Board of Directors

December 1, 2017 - Dr. Duane Chappell (PU DVM ’84), equine technical services veterinarian with Merck Animal Health, has joined the board of directors of the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP). Dr. Chappell was installed during the November 20 President’s Luncheon at the AAEP’s 63rd Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas. His three-year term expires in 2020. Read the full story.

PVM Small Animal Internal Medicine Specialist Warns Pet Owners about the Severity of Antifreeze Poisoning

November 10, 2017 - As temperatures outside get cooler, Dr. Sarah Steinbach, Purdue Veterinary Medicine assistant professor of small animal internal medicine, reminds pet owners to beware of a poisonous substance most households have right in the garage. Read the full story.

Zombie Breakout in Lynn Hall Benefits One Health Week

November 10, 2017 - Would you want a veterinarian on your team during a zombie apocalypse? According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, there are several ways in which veterinary training prepares a person for such an event. Read the full story.

PVM Alumna Draws Crowd for Coppoc One Health Lecture

November 10, 2017 - On the eve of International One Health Day, Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumna Regina Tan (PU DVM '99), an epidemiologist with extensive experience in public health, gave the fourth annual Coppoc One Health Lecture November 2 in Lynn 1136. Read the full story.

Grants Fund Research Led by PVM Faculty Member to Repurpose Blu-ray Technology to Diagnose Early-stage Cancer

November 3, 2017 - Purdue University researchers, including Dr. J. Paul Robinson, SVM Professor of Cytomics in Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Basic Medical Sciences, have received nearly $200,000 in state and federal grants for a project that seeks to repurpose high-definition Blu-ray technology to diagnose early-stage cancers and monitor their treatments. Read the full story.

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