May 2022

Chicago Sun-Times (May 20) – Dr. Matt Allender, clinical veterinarian for the Chicago Zoological Society and director of the University of Illinois Wildlife Epidemiology Laboratory, led a team of researchers in finding and taking samples…
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Illinois Veterinary Student Receives Award

May 18, 2022 / In the News

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

Podcast Compares Beef, Pork Markets

May 13, 2022 / In the News

Swine Campus (May 10) – Dr. Jim Lowe was a guest on the Swine It podcast talking about the future of the meat industry, how producers can market their products to reflect customer demands, and…
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Ubiquitous Exposure to Environmental Chemicals

May 12, 2022 / In the News

Inside Climate News (New York City, May 12) – In a new study, researchers found potentially harmful chemicals in the bodies of pregnant women. Jodi Flaws, a professor of comparative biosciences at Illinois who was…
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Allergies Afflict Pets Too

May 06, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; May 5) – Dr. Bailey Brame and her dog Java visited the studio to talk about how to identify and control seasonal allergies in pets. https://www.wcia.com/ciliving-tv/how-allergy-season-can-affect-our-pets/

Students Honored at Research Day 

May 05, 2022 / General News

On April 27, the College of Veterinary Medicine held its annual Research Day celebration, offering a showcase of research activity throughout the college and recognizing a number of graduate students for their research. 

Dr. Lauren Forsythe (left) with pharmacy technician Jenny Chen.

Compounding Interest in Veterinary Pharmacists

May 03, 2022 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Summer 2022 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Dr. Lauren Forsythe wears a lot of hats around our college, and one of them is translator. Dr….
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Anesthesia for Caesarian Section in Dogs

May 01, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Many breeds, including brachycephalics such as English bulldogs and French bulldogs, require a Caesarian section to reduce mortality of the dam and her puppies, even in a non-emergent setting. Dystocia is a medical emergency that…
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Faculty Spotlight: Will Sander, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

May 01, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Dr. Sander is an assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine and the director of the DVM/MPH Joint Degree Program. Tell us about your background. I always wanted to help those without a…
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