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.

Parking Changes Today Signal Progress Toward Construction of New Hospital

Friday, January 10th, 2020 - The permanent closing of the permit parking areas east of Lynn today (Friday, January 10) marks the next step in the start of construction of the new Veterinary Teaching Hospital.

Print Makers Leave Their Mark

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - Philanthropy has often been defined as the desire to promote the welfare of others, expressed especially by generous donations to good causes. The Pacesetters quoted below understand the impact that the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine has on individuals, pets, and students, and find true value in its cause.

Pacesetters Lead New Hospital Campaign with Major Gifts

Monday, December 16th, 2019 - As part of its 60th Anniversary celebration this year, Purdue Veterinary Medicine announced plans to build a new veterinary hospital, combining world-class experts with a premier facility and advanced technology. In order to set a strong foundation for the related Leave A Print fundraising campaign, PVM has been searching for 60 Pacesetters to make lead major gifts of $25,000 or more to the project.

New Grant for Priority 4 Paws Supports Shelter Medicine Education and Services

Friday, December 13th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s mobile surgery unit, Priority 4 Paws (P4P), is a shelter medicine program that combines community service with education to provide invaluable learning experiences for fourth-year veterinary students. Now the program is getting a significant boost in the form of a $150,000 grant from the Nina Mason Pulliam Charitable Trust. Dr. Emily Curry, visiting assistant professor of mobile surgery and shelter medicine, says the funding will enhance the mobile surgery unit’s service-learning initiatives in partnership with Marion County, Ind., animal shelters.

PVM Students Receive Awards at 2019 ACVP/ASCVP Annual Meeting

Friday, December 13th, 2019 - Purdue Veterinary Medicine was well represented at the 2019 Concurrent Annual Meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology (ASVCP), with a number of DVM and graduate students competing in award competitions.

New ADDL Leader Looks to Refine Processes and Identify Growth Opportunities

Tuesday, December 10th, 2019 - The Indiana Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) is operating under the direction of a new leader, Dr. G. Kenitra Hendrix, clinical associate professor of veterinary diagnostic microbiology in the Department of Comparative Pathobiology. Dr. Hendrix is no stranger to the ADDL, having served as section head of the Bacteriology, Mycology, and Parasitology Laboratories and interim...

Purdue Approval Clears Way for Construction of New Hospital

Monday, December 9th, 2019 - Years of dreaming and planning came to fruition as Purdue University took the final administrative steps during the summer toward construction of the new Veterinary Teaching Hospital, as the Purdue Trustees approved plans to finance, develop, and award construction contracts. Purdue Veterinary Medicine Dean Willie Reed has been laying groundwork for the new facility since 2007.

Keep Your Pets Safe with This Winter Holiday Survival Guide

Friday, December 6th, 2019 - Between colder weather, noisy visitors, rich eats and unusual treats, the holidays can bring special risks to your pets. Whether you leave them at home or travel with them during the holidays, planning is necessary to ensure they stay safe.

Small Animal Clinician Answers Questions about Alternative Diets for Pets

Friday, November 22nd, 2019 - A recent story that aired on WTHR TV in Indianapolis featured comments from Dr. Nolie Parnell, clinical associate professor of small animal internal medicine and chief of staff of the Small Animal Hospital, who shared advice about alternative diets for pets.

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