August 2018

Dr. Coretta Patterson and Dr. Christina Tran

This message will appear in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Today 33 U.S. institutions grant veterinary degrees. That number will rise to 34 this fall, when the first-ever veterinary college in Puerto Rico opens….
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Get to Know Tamas Ambrisko

August 29, 2018 / Get to Know

Dr. Tamas Ambrisko, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, DECVAA, a research development director for the anesthesia and pain management service, will join the College of Veterinary Medicine on September 3rd, 2018.  Using 10 words or less, describe…
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Two Weeks at Dolphin Discovery

August 29, 2018 / Student Blogs

“Un pequeño.” Those are the words I repeatedly said through my two weeks in Cozumel, Mexico. It means “a little,” and it was my response to being asked if I speak Spanish. I have taken…
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[Uwe Rudolph]

Uwe Rudolph Named Head of Comparative Biosciences

August 29, 2018 / General News

International Scholar in Neuroscience The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine welcomes Dr. Uwe Rudolph as professor and head of the Department of Comparative Biosciences. Dr. Rudolph most recently held the dual positions of…
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Get to Know Samantha Sander

August 24, 2018 / Get to Know

Samantha Sander, DVM, Dipl. ACZM, Lecturer, has been with the College of Veterinary Weeks for two weeks.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at the college is: To promote and expand the…
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Get to Know Christopher Seals

August 23, 2018 / Get to Know

Dr. Christopher Seals, assistant professor and coordinator of curriculum and assessment, started working at the College of Veterinary Medicine in the middle of August, 2018.  Using 10 words or less, describe what your role at…
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[Summer Research Training Program - Tran Hoag]

Summertime, and the Research Is Everywhere

August 21, 2018 / General News

The veterinary curriculum is demanding, so when the spring semester draws to a close, many students are more than ready to leave academia behind and dive into clinical work or time off. But at Illinois…
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Our 2018 Tanzanian Experience

August 20, 2018 / Student Blogs

A note from the program organizer, Dr. Margarethe Hoenig:This program would not have been possible without the collaboration with Professor Muhairwa at the Sokoine Agricultural University Department of Veterinary Medicinein Morogoro. We thank Anthony Mhandoand…
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A Week in Ecuador with World Vets

August 20, 2018 / Student Blogs

In July 2018, I worked in Otovalo, Ecuador, as a student volunteer with World Vets, an incredible organization whose mission is to “improve the health and well-being of animals by providing veterinary aid and training…
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Alumna Uses One Health Concept to Investigate Diseases

August 17, 2018 / Alumni News

Since graduating, Dr. Heather Venkat (DVM ’13, MPH ’14, DACVPM ’18) has been able to apply crucial skills in veterinary medicine, public health, and epidemiology towards disease surveillance, outbreak preparedness and response, data analysis, and…
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