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Illinois Veterinary Leadership Experience (iVLE) 2016 vet students

Leadership Program Bonds New Veterinary Students

Aug 29, 2016 / Student Blogs

When I first heard of the Illinois Veterinary Leadership Experience (iVLE), I pictured sitting in a crowded room with unfamiliar faces, learning about stress and time management. I visualized participating in dry icebreakers and being nervous and overwhelmed with new information. With this mindset, I hesitantly arrived on a rainy Monday morning at Lake of...

Alumni Spotlight: Erin Lowe (DVM ’08)

Aug 29, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Erin Lowe (DVM ’08) Technical Manager – Solutions Team Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. Fall Conference Presentation Illinois Swine Health...

Alumni Spotlight: Mark Ernst (DVM ’84)

Aug 29, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Mark Ernst (DVM ’84) Bureau Chief/State Veterinarian Bureau of Animal Health and Welfare Illinois Department of Agriculture Fall Conference...

Alumni Spotlight: Douglas Hutchens (DVM ’96)

Aug 29, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Douglas Hutchens (DVM ’96) Head of Development & Chief Veterinary Officer Bayer Animal Health Fall Conference Presentation The Drug...

Alumni Spotlight: Lynette Hemker (DVM ’06)

Aug 29, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Lynette Hemker (DVM ’06) Co-Owner and Mixed Animal Veterinarian Greenville, Illinois Fall Conference Presentation Why Didn’t I Think of...

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South African Series: Q/A with Dr. Perushan Yenketsamy

Aug 25, 2016 / Student Blogs

During her summer rotation in South Africa, fourth-year student Lynsee Melchi interviewed a series of veterinarians about their practice experiences. Dr. Perushan Yenketsamy is a veterinarian at the Bryanston Avian, Exotic and Small Animal Clinic in Johannesburg. He is 31 years old and immensely enjoys the social scene, park walks with his dogs, intelligent conversation,...

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Watching over Angel, Army Father’s Last Gift

Aug 25, 2016 / Patient Stories

What’s in a name? Angel, an eight-year-old hound mix from Georgetown, Ill., recovering from a severe leg fracture thanks to the surgical team at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, is more than the family pet to the three Nichols siblings, Brhyleigh, Kenneth III, and Branden. Infinitely more. Angel was the last gift their...

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Watch the Critter Cam Livestream

Aug 24, 2016 / General News

Now Livestreaming: Baby Fox Squirrel The University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic—a non-profit organization that provides care and treatment to sick, injured, and orphaned wild animals—will feature a different patient each week on the Critter Cam. Caption and video don’t match? Well, situations can change pretty fast in the Wildlife Medical Clinic, so we can’t always keep...

Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Ballantyne (DVM ’05)

Aug 19, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Kelly Ballantyne Clinical Instructor, University of Illinois Veterinary Behaviorist, Veterinary Behavior at Illinois Fall Conference Presentation Behavior Case Triage What...

Alumni Spotlight: Marcus Brown (DVM ’86)

Aug 19, 2016 / Alumni Profiles

In this spotlight series, we are featuring alumni speakers who are presenting at the 2016 Fall Conference for Veterinarians. Register now for Fall Conference or view other alumni speaker profiles; more will be added each week leading up to the conference! Marcus Brown (DVM ’86) Owner and Founder of NOVA Cat Clinic Fall Conference Presentation Getting More Cats Into Your...