Message from the Dean

[Dean Constable with scholarship recipients]

This message will appear in the Fall 2022 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. In October 2017, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign publicly launched With Illinois, fundraising campaign with an ambitious $2.25…
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[doctors and staff of the neurology service]

Neuro Service Advances Knowledge, Elevates Practice

July 25, 2022 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Between 2002 and 2012, our college went without a boarded veterinary neurologist. But our steady growth since Dr. Devon Hague joined the faculty 10…
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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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tight crop of zebra photo

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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Dr. Anne Barger

Anne Barger Selected as Next Clinical Medicine Head

February 16, 2022 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Spring 2022 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. The new head of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine will be familiar to any of you who…
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Dongwan Yoo in the lab

Pig Disease Powerhouse

December 07, 2021 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the Winter 2021/2022 issue of the Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association Epitome. “Another Global Pandemic Is Spreading” proclaims the headline from a recent article in Wired magazine. The story is…
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[Dr. Pavlovsky observes a student who is examining a dog]

How We—And You—Can Give New Grads a Good Start

September 17, 2021 / Message from the Dean

This message will appear in the October/November 2021 issue of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Do you recall your first job after graduation? Did you feel ready to practice? Did you feel supported in…
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Dean Constable and dermatology technician Miriah L.

Accreditation Visit a Virtual Success

May 21, 2021 / Message from the Dean

Every seven years, veterinary colleges accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association go through a very comprehensive review process that involves a site visit from outside evaluators appointed by the Council on Education (COE). It’s…
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