Faculty & Staff


New Purdue Veterinary Hospital Director Welcomed at Reception

Friday, February 14th, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty and staff had the opportunity to welcome Dr. Ellen Lowery as the new Veterinary Teaching Hospital director and clinical professor during a reception in her honor February 5 in Lynn Hall.



BMS Scholar Helps Lead Team Studying Worldwide Patented Innovations Available for Gene Therapy Treatment

Friday, February 14th, 2020 - The global gene therapy market is expected to reach $13 billion by 2024 as new treatment options target cancers and other diseases. Dr. Marxa Figueiredo, associate professor of basic medical sciences in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, has helped lead a team of scientists from Purdue and other research institutions around the world who came together to better understand the growing number of worldwide patented innovations available for gene therapy treatment.



Veterinary Nursing Program Assistant Director Takes Reins as NAVC President

Friday, February 7th, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s own Paige Allen, MS, RVT, assistant director of academic advising and recruiting for the College’s Veterinary Nursing Program, is now serving as president of the NAVC (North American Veterinary Community) Board of Directors.



Dr. Colleen Maguire Jackson Joins PVM Staff as New Full-time Psychologist

Friday, January 31st, 2020 - As of Monday, January 27, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has a full-time licensed counseling psychologist on staff with almost 20 years of experience providing counseling for college students. Colleen Maguire Jackson, PhD, HSPP, has provided a range of clinical services to students at Purdue University for the past 15 years.



View Photos from PVM’s Year-end Recognition Ceremony

Friday, January 24th, 2020 - Photos taken at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual year-end recognition and awards ceremony now can be viewed in an online gallery.



Alumni Gather During PVM Reception at VMX Conference

Friday, January 24th, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine alumni, friends, faculty, and staff had the opportunity to gather together in Orlando, Fla. at the annual Purdue Alumni Reception hosted by the College during the North American Veterinary Community’s (NAVC) annual VMX Conference.



Longtime PVM Staff Member Kris Kazmierczak Receives Nostalgic Farewell

Friday, January 24th, 2020 - After more than four decades of service to the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine, Kris Kazmierczak, RVT, has retired as the veterinary research technical assistant for the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. PVM faculty and staff congratulated Kris at a farewell reception held in her honor January 16 in the Veterinary Medical Library.



Veterinarian with Private Industry and Academic Experience Appointed as New Purdue Veterinary Hospital Director

Friday, January 17th, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has selected Dr. Ellen Lowery, a veterinarian on the faculty of Kansas State University, as the new director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed announced the appointment, which is effective February 1.



BMS Faculty Member Named as New Director of Center for Paralysis Research

Friday, January 17th, 2020 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine congratulates Dr. Riyi Shi, professor of neuroscience in the Department of Basic Medical Sciences (BMS), on his appointment as the new director of the Center for Paralysis Research (CPR) in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The appointment, which was announced by Dean Willie Reed, took effect December 1, 2019.



PVM Family Welcomes Part-time Therapist Catherine Lawhorne

Friday, January 17th, 2020 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome Catherine Lawhorne, MA, LMHC as a part-time therapist. Catherine is one of two therapists hired by the College.




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