November 2022

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The College of Veterinary Medicine presented its 2022 Excellence Awards for faculty, staff, and residents on November 21 at a collegewide luncheon. The recipients are: Shirley A. Seets Staff Excellence Award – Tristan Kernick, web…
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PhD Candidate Wins Equine Award

November 21, 2022 / In the News

The Foundation for the Horse (Nov. 20) – Rebecca Bishop, DVM, MS, a Ph.D. candidate at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, received the AAEP Past Presidents’ Research Fellow awarded by The Foundation for…
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DVM/PhD Student Wins Equine Scholarship

November 21, 2022 / In the News

The Foundation for the Horse (Nov. 20) – Samantha Hammack, a dual DVM/Ph.D. candidate at University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, received The Foundation for the Horse Research Fellow for her research into preventing…
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Behind the Scenes at Miller Park Zoo

November 21, 2022 / In the News

Pantagraph (Nov. 19) – Pantagraph journalists received a tour of Miller Park Zoo to see what goes on behind the scenes. Veterinarians from the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana visit weekly to…
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Dean Peter Constable, Dr. John Coyne, Dr. Julia Whittington at lobby dedication

Campaign Success Demonstrates Passion for Veterinary Medicine

November 18, 2022 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. More than 10,000 individuals from 49 states and 14 countries contributed to the College of Veterinary Medicine during the “With Illinois” campaign. The total…
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Keep Wildlife from Wintering in Your Home

November 17, 2022 / In the News

ciLiving (WCIA-TV; Nov. 9) – Dr. Sam Sander from the University of Illinois Wildlife Medical Clinic says there are ways you can keep unwanted critters out of your home or shed, but still keep them…
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Alumna Runs for AVMA President

November 14, 2022 / In the News

Vet Candy (Nov. 13) – After holding the position of 2020-22 vice president of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. Sandra Faeh Butler, a 1996 Illinois DVM graduate, is now running to be elected president….
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Updates from Equine Services at Vet Med

November 14, 2022 / In the News

News-Gazette (Nov. 11) – In two bits of horse care-related news: Associate Professor of Equine Surgery Annette McCoy has been elected to the board of regents of the 2,300-member American College of Veterinary Surgeons, and…
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Use of Drains in Small Animal Patients

November 06, 2022 / Practitioner Updates

Examples of the Penrose drain (top) and Jackson Pratt drain (bottom) before and after placement. By Clara Moran, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA Drains are used commonly in small animal patients for a variety of indications: to…
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