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Julia Whittington Named Hospital Chief of Staff

Dec 11, 2017 / Alumni News

‘We are Improving Lives for all our customers’ One sentence from the hospital website contains our mission and purpose: “Simply put, the hospital is dedicated to improving lives: by providing exceptional patient care, by serving animal owners and veterinarians, by advancing veterinary education, and by developing innovative health solutions.” When the college crafted the 2016-2020...

[Dr. Lynne White-Shim presents alumni awards 2017]

Illinois Alumni Recognized for Professional Achievements

Oct 26, 2017 / Alumni News

The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine and its alumni association presented two awards on October 26 during the college’s annual Fall Conference for Veterinarians. In introducing the honorees, Dr. Lynne White-Shim, president of the Veterinary Medical Alumni Association (pictured above), remarked that the individuals selected for the awards “represent the very best of...

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Alumni to Present at Fall Conference for Veterinarians

Oct 3, 2017 / Alumni News

The annual College of Veterinary Medicine Fall Conference will be held at the iHotel and Conference Center on October 26-27. This year’s keynote speaker is alumnus Congressman Kurt Schrader (DVM ’77), who is currently serving his fifth term in the United States House of Representatives. Alumni Speakers

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City of Markham Declares Day in Honor of Dr. Jorg H. Hoogeweg (’58)

Oct 8, 2015 / Class Notes

The City of Markham, Illinois has proclaimed October 10, 2015 to be “Dr. Jorg H. Hoogeweg Day” in honor of alumnus Dr. Jorg H. Hoogeweg (DVM ’58), who is turning 90 on that date. Dr. Hoogeweg founded the Markham Animal Clinic, which just celebrated its 50th anniversary. Dr. Hoogeweg is joined in his practice by...

Allison (DVM ’01) Named to AAVMC Fellows Program

Dec 19, 2014 / Class Notes

Dr. Sarah Allison, Class of 2001, has been selected for the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Public Policy Faculty Fellows Program. This newly created, six- to eight-week program is designed to bring faculty from AAVMC-member institutions to Washington D.C.  The fellows will work with the AAVMC’s Advocacy Committee and with Governmental Affairs to interact...

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