May 2023

veterinary students Naomi Esquivel and Melanie Narvaez

This message will appear in the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. Two students in our DVM Class of 2025 received highly competitive scholarships from the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) this year….
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Recent Posts



Documentary Recounts UIUC COVID-19 Response

May 31, 2023 / In the News

Big Ten Network (May 23) – Drs. Tim Fan and Rebecca Smith, faculty members at the College of Veterinary Medicine, are among the campus leaders interviewed for a documentary about how the University of Illinois…
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Rose Paul

Get to Know Rose Paul

May 24, 2023 / Get to Know

Rose Paul joined the College’s Human Resources as an office support associate in April 2022. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?I’ve just finished my first year at the College of…
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Responding to Medical Errors

May 19, 2023 / In the News

American Veterinary Medical Association News (May 18) – “Punishment will only decrease reporting, and be counterproductive to helping address these errors,” said Lauren Forsythe, PharmD, a clinical assistant professor of pharmacy and the pharmacy service…
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COVID Responses That Worked

May 16, 2023 / In the News

The Atlantic (May 16) – In an article that asks “What went right?” in reviewing public health decisions during the pandemic, authors speak with Rebecca Lee Smith, an epidemiologist at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign….
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Dangers of OTC Meds for Pets

May 15, 2023 / In the News

News-Gazette (May 15) – Dr. Lauren Forsythe, a pharmacist at the University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital in Urbana, shares her expertise about common medications that can be harmful to pets.