August 2020

Pantagraph (Bloomington, Ill.; Sept. 26) – University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine I-Learning Center Director Dr. James Lowe said his opinion is that the matter is largely political, since the ivermectin trend is largely occurring in…
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Potential Pitfalls of Rapid, At-home COVID Testing

August 31, 2020 / In the News

Vox (Aug. 27) – Rebecca Lee Smith, an epidemiologist at the University of Illinois, said that at-home testing could theoretically lead people to get someone else to take the test for them. That was a point…
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Another Look at the COVID Testing Plan at UI

August 31, 2020 / In the News

The 21st (Aug. 31) – Dr. Rebecca Smith joined others to discuss the potential for UI’s COVID testing program to be expanded across the nation. https://will.illinois.edu/21stshow/story/closer-look-at-u-of-i-cutting-edge-testing-program

COVID Testing Plan Real-Life ‘Science Fiction’

August 31, 2020 / In the News

Crain’s Chicago Business (Aug. 28) – Rebecca Smith, an associate professor of epidemiology, and veterinary oncologist Tim Fan were members of the Shield team that made the campus COVID testing plan a reality in just…
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Concerns about Dog Waste in Chicago

August 31, 2020 / In the News

Loop North (Aug. 30) – Dr. Drew Sullivan, medical director at Medical District Veterinary Clinic, part of the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, says human health risks from dog urine and feces are…
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President Killeen Describes Campus COVID Testing

August 28, 2020 / In the News

cnbc.com (August 28) – CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” discusses how the University of Illinois is reopening, as well as its rapid Covid-19 saliva testing and response with Timothy Killeen, University of Illinois president. (Includes…
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Minimally Invasive Surgery Saves Puppy

August 26, 2020 / In the News

News-Gazette (Aug. 25) – Dr. Jacqueline Scott, a soft-tissue surgeon at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, recently performed that hospital’s first minimally invasive repair of a persistent right aortic arch in a puppy…
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Dr. Tim Fan Receives AVMA Excellence Award

August 26, 2020 / In the News

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (Aug. 26) – Dr. Timothy Fan, a professor and the principal investigator of the Comparative Oncology Research Laboratory in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine at the University…
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Rapid Testing Key to Campus COVID Plan

August 26, 2020 / In the News

USA Today (Aug. 25) – Others plan to test their communities aggressively and require compliance for anyone who wants to be on campus. The University of Illinois started class Monday with plans to use a…
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Phthalates Disrupt Fertility

August 25, 2020 / In the News

New York Times (Aug. 25) – Phthalates are well-known hormone-disrupting chemicals, said Jodi Flaws, Ph.D., a professor of comparative biosciences and the director of the Interdisciplinary Environmental Toxicology Program at the University of Illinois. “They…
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