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[students in the Class of 2020]

Student Enters Clinical Rotations, Final Year of Veterinary School

May 6, 2019 / Student Blogs

We, the Class of 2020, are officially one month into our clinical rotations! The transition from classroom to the clinic floor has been a whirlwind of challenges and learning, but it has also been very rewarding. At this point, we have all participated in three two-week blocks of clinical rotations. I spent my first two...

[Suzanna Storms present research in 2017]

PhD Is ‘What’s Next’ for Dr. Storms

May 6, 2019 / Alumni News

‘Always a Forward Thinker’ Note: This profile of 2019 veterinary graduate Dr. Suzanna Storms is one in a series. For others, visit Alumni News. I think I remember writing a paper in third grade where I said I wanted to be a veterinarian. I grew up on a small farm in Washburn, Ill., about an...

[2 deans: constable and moore]

Peter Constable Named Distinguished Alumnus of Ohio State University

May 6, 2019 / General News

On Saturday, May 4, Dean Peter Constable received a Distinguished Alumni Award from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine “for his extensive contributions to the improvement of veterinary education, animal health, and public awareness of veterinary medicine’s contribution to human health.” The recognition occurred during the college’s oath and hooding ceremony. In the...

[Dr. Brittany Kleszynski holding a puppy]

Dr. Kleszynski Chooses Diabetes Research Post-Doc

May 4, 2019 / Alumni News

‘in veterinary medicine, it all fit together’ Note: This profile of 2019 veterinary graduate Dr. Brittany Kleszynski is one in a series. For others, visit Alumni News. I have had the dream of going to vet school ever since I was a little kid. Growing up in the small town of Bonfield, Ill., I had...

[Dr. Brandi Burton holds a piglet]

Dr. Burton Holds the Reins of Her Veterinary Career

May 3, 2019 / Alumni News

Focus Changes from Horses to Pigs Note: This profile of 2019 veterinary graduate Dr. Brandi Burton is one in a series. For others, visit Alumni News. Growing up in the Chicago suburb of Mount Prospect, I was the only one of my six siblings who enjoyed riding horses. I always thought I wanted to be...

Dijon has worked for the College of Veterinary Medicine since December of 2018 as the Associate Director of Marketing.

Get to Know Dijon Davis

May 3, 2019 / Get to Know

Dijon works as the Associate Director of Marketing and has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since December of 2018.  Can you give us a description of your role at the college? I develop and implement marketing ideas and strategies to help tell the story of the College of Veterinary Medicine.  So, if you...

An assistant professor in Pathobiology, Professor Som Nanjappa has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since August of 2017. 

Get to Know Som Nanjappa

Apr 22, 2019 / Get to Know

An assistant professor in Pathobiology, Professor Som Nanjappa has been with the College of Veterinary Medicine since August of 2017.  How long have you worked at the College of Veterinary Medicine? I joined CVM on August 16, 2017. It’s been an incredible learning and exploring experience, so far! Go Illini! Can you give us a...

Dr. Daryl Meling is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Comparative Biosciences and has worked with the College for 11 years. 

Get to Know Daryl Meling

Apr 22, 2019 / Get to Know

Dr. Daryl Meling is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Comparative Biosciences and has worked with the College for 11 years.  Can you give us a description of your role at the college? For the past 1 ½ years I have been working with Dr. Jodi Flaws in Comparative Biosciences (CB). We do reproductive...

[Natalie Lamphier]

Get to Know Natalie Lamphier

Apr 19, 2019 / Get to Know

Natalie Lamphier is the assistant hospital director at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital. She has worked at the College of Veterinary Medicine for 14 years.  Can you give us a description of your role at the college?  Support the goals and work processes of the hospital director and assist with hospital operations. Have you held other...