March 2022

American College of Veterinary Pharmacists website (June 5) – In a news release announcing newly elected board members, Dr. Alexandra Gochenauer, pharmacist in charge at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital who is vice…
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Pharmacist’s Corner: Setting Clients Up for Success

March 30, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

No matter how perfect the medication regimen is for treating a disease, we won’t see the desired benefits if the client is not giving the medication as prescribed.  While the final responsibility for appropriately giving…
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kyle Chu, DVM, DACVS-SA

March 29, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Chu is an instructor in small animal surgery. Tell us about your background. I am originally from California and attended veterinary school at Purdue University. I completed a small animal rotating internship at Oklahoma…
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Saliva-based COVID Tests vs. Nasal Swabs

March 28, 2022 / In the News

Scientific American (March 28) – Whereas nasal swabs can be somewhat unwieldy for everyday use, “it’s fairly easy to provide a saliva sample repeatedly,” says Rebecca Lee Smith, an infectious disease epidemiologist at UIUC and…
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High-path Avian Flu in Illinois Birds

March 14, 2022 / In the News

NBC 5 Chicago (March 12) – Highly pathogenic avian influenza, commonly referred to as “bird flu,” was detected in a non-commercial backyard flock of non-poultry in McLean County, according to the Illinois Department of Agriculture….
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Sometimes, It Is a Zebra

March 11, 2022 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the April-May 2022 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. We were all taught to focus first on the most common diagnostic differentials. But sometimes, the likely suspects are…
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Students’ Role in Wildlife Medical Clinic

March 10, 2022 / In the News

WCIA-TV (March 9) – Student managers Chloe Dupliex and Bri Huff at the Wildlife Medical Clinic describe what they do to keep the clinic running smoothly.

Passion, Vision Put 1980 Graduate at the Forefront of Bovine Genetics

March 07, 2022 / Alumni News

A world leader in bovine reproduction, Trans Ova Genetics specializes in embryo transfer and other reproductive technologies. The company operates in 10 regional centers across the United States in addition to many satellite locations with employees from 11 countries.