March 2021

Daily Herald (May 17) – Alyssa Mazzoccoli, second-year student at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently honored with a scholarship. Mazzoccoli hails from Chicago, Ill. https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20220517/mazzoccoli-recognized-with-veterinary-college-scholarship

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Pharmacist’s Corner: Hazardous Drugs

March 12, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has developed a list of hazardous drugs of concern in healthcare settings. The list is split into three groups: Chemotherapy drugs. Non-chemotherapy drugs that meet one…
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Carrie Chandler with puppy

Staff Spotlight: Carrie Chandler, CVT, CCRP

March 12, 2021 / Practitioner Updates

Tell us about your background. I am originally from Pontiac, Ill., and am the youngest of three children. As my family will gladly tell you, I’ve had a passion for taking care of animals since…
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Mackenzie's cat, Florence, getting an exam

First-Year Clinical Rotations—Without the Clinics

March 10, 2021 / Student Blogs

Hands-on … Your Own Cat? Editor’s note: The University of Illinois veterinary curriculum is unusual in devoting eight weeks in the first year and seven weeks in the second year to clinical rotations. Illinois veterinary…
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Swine Cell Line Improves Ability to Isolate PRRS virus

March 09, 2021 / In the News

Lancaster Farming (March 8) – A recent study found that the ZMAC cell line, derived from alveolar macrophages in pigs’ lungs and developed by Dr. Federico Zuckerman at the University of Illinois, can significantly improve…
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Minimally Invasive Heart Procedure on Puppy

March 05, 2021 / In the News

ciLiving (March 4) – Dr. Gabrielle Wallace, who is completing a 3-year residency in veterinary cardiology, shared details on a procedure she performed recently in the brand-new small animal surgical wing in a brand-new “interventional…
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Preparing Veterinary Students During a Pandemic

March 04, 2021 / In the News

Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (March 3) – Dr. Anne Barger, a clinical professor at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, said “I’ve been blown away by how patient and resilient…
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Farriers Keep Horses Healthy

March 03, 2021 / In the News

Daily Journal (Kankakee, Ill.; March 3) – Horses need their hooves trimmed and horseshoes placed regularly, a procedure referred to as “shoeing” a horse. The person trained to shoe horses is called a farrier. Farriers…
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Bobcat Patient at Wildlife Medical Clinic

March 03, 2021 / In the News

ciLiving (March 2) – Dr. Sam Sander describes a recent patient, a 30-pound adult male bobcat that was suffering from several significant and life-threatening injuries: a hip fracture, a ruptured gall bladder, gun shot, and…
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Scholarship Supports Diversity in Veterinary Medicine

March 01, 2021 / In the News

Fox Illinois TV (Feb. 26) – On Friday, the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine announced the new $500,000 scholarship to help advance diversity within the profession. The Hadley Family Diversifying Opportunity in Veterinary…
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