November 2020

veterinary students Naomi Esquivel and Melanie Narvaez

This message will appear in the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Two students in our DVM Class of 2025 received highly competitive scholarships from the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) this year….
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Hospitalizations Related to COVID-19

November 30, 2020 / In the News

Wall Street Journal (Nov. 25) – “Cases have not stopped going up, and we expect them to accelerate more after Thanksgiving,” said Rebecca Lee Smith, an assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Illinois…
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COVID and Mink Farms in Illinois

November 30, 2020 / In the News

Chicago Tribune (Nov. 29) – Dr. William Sander, a professor of veterinarian medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, said mink producers have no motive to keep outbreaks quiet. “Because of how quick a…
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College Diagnostic Laboratory, CVT Win State Recognition

November 25, 2020 / In the News

Effingham (Ill.) Radio (Nov. 24) – The Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association presented their annual awards at its virtual convention. The Veterinary Service Award went to the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, University of Illinois, for its…
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Whale, Dolphin Mortality and Toxins

November 24, 2020 / In the News

Mongabay (Nov. 24) – A new study measuring toxin levels in beached marine mammals is an effective first step toward broadening our understanding of chemical contamination in offshore species, according to Kathleen Colegrove, a clinical…
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Earn C.E. at Fall Conference through December 31

November 24, 2020 / General News

Stay Connected, Earn CE Credit [row][column size=”6″] Updated Dec. 3: It’s still possible to earn up to 40 hours of continuing education credit at Fall Conference through the end of this month, in time for…
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More Skunks? Or More Foxes?

November 21, 2020 / In the News

News-Gazette (Nov. 20) – To answer to a question submitted to the newspaper about whether there are more skunks in town, Tom Kacich spoke to the Wildlife Medical Clinic.

Opinion: Good Science Takes Time

November 19, 2020 / In the News

The Hill (Nov. 18) – Dr. Kim Selting, who heads the radiation therapy program at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital, writes “While Americans understandably want a vaccine soon, we must be cautious about…
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