March 2021

Dr. Amanda Predki by Alma Mater

“I always knew I wanted to be a doctor,” said Dr. Amanda Predki. “It just took me a while to figure out that I wanted to be a veterinarian.” Growing up in Illinois, she never…
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Recent Posts



Study Links Virus to Cancer in Sea Lions

March 31, 2021 / In the News

Laboratory Equipment (March 31) – The paper was the result of an international, cross-discipline effort, combining multiple techniques from a variety of specialists to unlock the mysteries of this disease. The research relied on novel…
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[Andressa Gonsioroski and Kathy De La Torre]

Students Recognized at Society of Toxicology Meeting

March 29, 2021 / Comparative Biosciences News

Research by Undergraduate, Doctoral Students Two student researchers working in the laboratory of Dr. Jodi Flaws, professor in the Department of Comparative Biosciences at the College of Veterinary Medicine, were honored at the Society of…
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[Dr. Lehman, Dr. Billing, Dr. Johnson]

Veterinarians Recognized at Swine Practitioner Meeting

March 24, 2021 / Alumni News

Three swine veterinarians with Illinois connections received honors at this year’s American Association of Swine Veterinarians (AASV) Annual Meeting. To read about 10 Illinois veterinary student who were recognized for their research contributions at the…
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[headshots of 10 student winners from swine meeting]

Illinois Students Repeat Strong Showing at AASV

March 24, 2021 / General News

Students Selected to Present Original Research For the second year in a row, students from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine snagged the lion’s share of the spots for student research presentations at…
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[students Razyeeh Mazaheri and Daniel Shinsako]

Students Are Worth Celebrating

March 23, 2021 / Message from the Dean

Above, 2021 graduates Razyeeh Mazaheri and Daniel Shinsako, who will share their gratitude for scholarship support at the May 8 virtual celebration. This message will appear in the April/May 2021 issue of the Chicago Veterinary…
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Hedgehog Husbandry

March 20, 2021 / In the News

News-Gazette (March 19) – Before getting a hedgehog as a pet, you need to understand their unique needs so you can keep it healthy and happy. Dr. Spencer Kehoe, the newest veterinarian on the zoological…
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Puppy Recovers from Injuries with Rehabilitation

March 12, 2021 / In the News

News-Gazette (March 12) – After Spike, a 5-month-old Doberman pinscher, was hit by a car, he underwent orthopedic surgery to stabilize his injuries at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana. Carrie Chandler,…
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[Horse jumping]

Retrospective Study of Foot Pain in 550 Warmbloods

March 12, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Foot pain is a common presenting complaint in Warmblood horses worldwide. Our research group recently completed a large retro­spective, cross-sectional study to determine the most common foot lesions diagnosed by mag­netic resonance imaging (MRI) in…
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Reminder: Necropsy Submissions Go to VDL

March 12, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Deceased patients submitted for necrop­sy should be presented to the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (VDL), not to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. VDL requires a submission form signed by the referring veterinarian for every necropsy specimen. The…
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