May 2022

Kristina Slaby with her dog, Jax.

Kristina Slaby, pictured with dog Jax, is the practice coordinator at Midwest Equine at Illinois. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I started in May 2022 as a veterinary assistant for…
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Recent Posts



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.

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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