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  • Dr. Avery Bennett Performs Beak Surgery at Wildlife Center of Virginia

    WHSV-Channel 3 (ABC; Harrisonburg, Va., April 27) -- R. Avery Bennett, a U. of I. professor of veterinary clinical medicine, was called in by surgeons at the Wildlife Center of Virginia to help repair damage to bone and beak tissue of a bald eagle suffering from avian pox.

  • Know Your Vet Med History: Part 4

    Do you know when the Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building at 2001 South Lincoln was dedicated, completing the veterinary campus as we know it today?

  • Know Your Vet Med History - Part 3

    Did you know that in 1976, the Illinois Board of Higher Education endorsed "Food for Century III," a program to strengthen the link between the state's agricultural industries and the teaching, research, and service of the University of Illinois veterinary and agriculture colleges?

  • Know Your Vet Med History - Part 2

    In the Fall of 1948, 24 veterans of World War II proudly enrolled as the first class in the new College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois.

  • Know Your Vet Med History - Part 1

    In 1870, the first course in veterinary science, which gave "practical instruction in the care and treatment of sick animals," is taught by Dr. H.J. Ditmers, just 3 years after the university was chartered.

  • Dr. Pam Wilkins Published in Equine Veterinary Education

    Use of antiviral medications against equine herpes virus associated disorders D. M. Wong, L. K. Maxwell* and P. A. Wilkins Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 50011; Department of Physiological Sciences, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078; and Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, Illinois 61802, USA. *Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

  • A Look Back at our College's Leaders

    Take a virtual walk down memory lane and get to know our past Vet Med leaders, starting with Dean Robert K. Graham, who first came to the University of Illinois in 1917.

  • Welcome to Week Four: Traditions of Excellence

    Vet Med pride month would not be complete without a look back at our history and our traditions of excellence.

  • The VetMousetrap: Innovations in Emergency Cat Care

    Robert OBrien, professor in veterinary medicine, is the inventor of the VetMouseTrap, a lightweight, portable oxygen cage that can alleviate stress on cats in respiratory distress. While inside the VetMouseTrap, cats can receive oxygen and do not need to be removed from the box in order to receive a CT scan.

  • Kudos to Dr. Catherine Metry

    Dr. Catherine Metry, 2nd year Dermatology Resident, received FIRST Place in the Basic Science Division of Resident Research Awards at the North American Veterinary Dermatology Forum (April 15, 2010, Portland, Oregon) for her presentation titled: Determination of enrofloxacin stability in four ear cleaner solutions for topical treatment of otitis externa

  • Excellence in Scholarship: Vet Med Faculty Publications, Part 3

    Morphometric Characteristics of the Pelvic Limb Musculature of Labrador Retrievers with and without Cranial Cruciate Ligament Deficiency Ayman A. Mostafa 1 , BVSc, MVSc, PhD, Dominique J. Griffon 2 , DMV, PhD, Diplomate ACVS & ECVS, Michael W. Thomas 3 , DVM, Diplomate ACVR, and Peter D. Constable 4 , BVSc, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM 1 Department of Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt , 2 Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL , 3 Department of Clinical Sciences, Mississippi State University, MS and 4 Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN Corresponding Author Dominique J Griffon, DMV, PhD, Diplomate ACVS & ECVS, Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1008 W Hazelwood Dr, Urbana, IL 61802. E-mail: Supported in part by a grant from the American Veterinary Medical Foundation.

  • Excellence in Scholarship: Vet Med Faculty Publications, Part 2

    Megaesophagus in a 6-month-old cat secondary to a nasopharyngeal polyp Byron, J.K./ Shadwick, S.R.S/, Bennett, A.R. Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, United States Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery Volume 12, Issue 4, April 2010, Pages 322-324

  • Excellence in Scholarship: Vet Med Faculty Publications

    Endometrial decidualization: Of mice and men Seminars in Reproductive Medicine Volume 28, Issue 1, 2010, Pages 17-26 Ramathal, C.Y(a)., Bagchi, I.C.(b), Taylor, R.N.(d), Bagchi, M.K.(c) a Department of Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States b Department of Veterinary Biosciences, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States c Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign, 407 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL 61801, United States d Department of Gyn/Ob, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia

  • Providing Excellence Through Innovation: Cutting-edge Veterinary Education

    Our spirit of innovation drives us to find new ways to embody our mission and provide excellence in teaching, research, and service.

  • Global Health Starts at Illinois

    One Health is the collaborative effort of multiple disciplines working locally, nationally, and globally to attain optimal health for people, animals and our environment.

  • Cheer for our Scholars and for our Field

    Join Dr.Rosemary LoGiudice,incoming president of the Veterinary Medicine Alumni Association and director of the Chicago Center for Veterinary Medicine, in a rousing cheer of support for our students, residents, and faculty award and scholarship winners. Her pride in Illinois and in the field of veterinary medicine is contagious!

  • Graduate Students to Present Research Friday, 4/16

    Three veterinary clinical medicine graduate students will present their research this Friday, April 16, at 9:15 in Small Animal Clinic room 80, as a part of department's seminar series sponsored by Hills Pet Nutrition.

  • From Our Students: Help Observe Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month

    We wanted to make you aware of a wonderful opportunity to help the community and an organization that has been hit hard by the economic times. April is Prevention of Animal Cruelty Month and to raise awareness A Pet's Place will be putting on a few events:

  • Vet Med Open House: Sharing what we do with our community

    A Pet's Place, the Wildlife Medical Clinic, our Student Chapter of the Humane Society, the Veterinary Student Outreach Program. These are just a few ways our students serve our community. They are also some of the booth as this Sunday's Vet Med Open House that you won't want to miss.

  • Vet Med Students Join Relay for Life

    A Pet's Place and ISCAVMA are hosting a team to raise money for Relay for Life and would like any member of the University of Illinois Vet Med community to join the team.

  • Vet Med Students Raise Money for Heifer International

    Our student Heifer International Fund-raising Committee has set it sights on donating a Gift Ark.

  • Vet Med Staff Pitches in to Help Others

    Read about how Karen Decker uses her furlough days to help out local charities.