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On March 29, the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine announced the establishment of two endowed chairs in oncology and four endowed professorships in other veterinary areas. Six professors in the college have been…
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Dr. Coretta Patterson and Dr. Christina Tran

Explosion of New Veterinary Schools Presents Opportunity

July 12, 2024 / Alumni News

This message will appear in the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association Bulletin. Today 33 U.S. institutions grant veterinary degrees. That number will rise to 34 this fall, when the first-ever veterinary college in Puerto Rico opens….
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Alumnae Lead at New Colleges of Veterinary Medicine

July 08, 2024 / Alumni News

How have your own experiences shaped your views on what veterinary students need to learn in order to be successful practitioners? Patterson: I spent most of my formative years in veterinary medicine in CVM teaching…
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A team of students and volunteers with Dr. Laura Frazier at a community medicine care site

Community Medicine: Pet Care Oasis on Wheels

June 28, 2024 / Giving Stories

Deserts in the Prairie State? Yes, according to Dr. Laura Frazier, who leads the community medicine program at the College of Veterinary Medicine. She says there are many “veterinary deserts”—areas where pet owners do not…
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veterinary students Naomi Esquivel and Melanie Narvaez

Students, ISVMA Put Diversity into Action

June 18, 2024 / Message from the Dean

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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Get to Know Shaun Guernsey

June 06, 2024 / Get to Know

Shaun Guernsey, Help Desk Coordinator at the College of Veterinary Medicine, began working at the college in fall of 2021. When did you begin working at the College of Veterinary Medicine?My journey with veterinary medicine…
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Rabbit GI Stasis

June 04, 2024 / Practitioner Updates

Rabbit Gastrointestinal Stasis Syndrome Key Rabbit Anatomy/Physiology Presenting Complaint/Clinical Signs Causes A. Psychosomatic B. Pathologic – Secondary to any disease Triage Examination When to Recommend Diagnostics Diagnostic Work-up Radiographic Diagnosis of Obstruction (Refer to image…
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