December 2020

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Dec. 1) – Dr. Tim Fan and Rebecca Kamerer explained how clinical trials make promising treatment advances available to dogs and cats with naturally occurring cancer.

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[tiger-podcast series]

New Podcast Series: Veterinary Detectives Solve the Case

December 17, 2020 / General News

Delivering the Excitement of Discovery The Veterinary Detective, a free podcast miniseries featuring veterinary specialists working through a memorable case, launched this week from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine. In the first…
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Reason for Ultra-Cold Storage for Vaccine

December 17, 2020 / In the News

News-Gazette (Dec. 17) – Dr. Bob Rowland, head of the Department of Pathobiology at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, answered a question about the handling requirements for the new COVID-19 vaccine: “Just…
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[socially distanced learners]

Delivering the Veterinary Curriculum during a Pandemic

December 17, 2020 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Spring 2021 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. ‘Students … Remarkably Resilient’ How do you teach 130 students when only 44 can safely be seated in…
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Wildlife Clinic Gift Ideas

December 17, 2020 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Dec. 16) – Dr. Sam Sander, director of the University of Wildlife Medical Clinic, offers a gift idea that will also support the clinic in caring for injured wild animals. Unique gift giving…
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Plastics Pose Threat to Human Health

December 16, 2020 / In the News

USA Today (McLean, Va., Dec. 16) – According to a scientific report issued Tuesday, the plastics we commonly use contain and leach hazardous chemicals, including some that threaten human health, especially the body’s endocrine system….
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Snow Leopards’ COVID Test Performed at Diagnostic Laboratory

December 11, 2020 / In the News

New York Times (Dec. 11) – The Louisville zoo sent fecal samples to the University of Illinois Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, which did initial tests showing all three snow leopards to be positive. Also in:…
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Dr. Justin Fehr and family

Get to Know Justin Fehr

December 08, 2020 / Get to Know

Dr. Justin Fehr began working as a clinical instructor for Primary Care South Clinic in March of 2020. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine? March 2020 Describe your role at…
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COVID Lessons Learned from College Campuses

December 04, 2020 / In the News

The Chronicle of Higher Education (Washington, D.C., Dec. 3) – Off-campus social gatherings are the top drivers of coronavirus spread at colleges. At the U. of I., contact tracers heard about students who had tested…
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Specialists Treat Atrial Fibrillation in Horses

December 04, 2020 / In the News

Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.; Dec. 2) – At the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, Dr. Ryan Fries, a board-certified veterinary cardiologist, and Dr. Scott Austin, who is board-certified in large animal veterinary…
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