Tuesday, May 5, 2015

5-5-15

 Today marks the 10th anniversary of the naming ceremony for Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University. Pictured here from that day, May 5th, 2005, are Dr. Henry Foster (V83, H92), Mrs. Joyce Cummings (A97P, M97P), former University President Dr. Lawrence Bacow, Mr. William Cummings (A58, H06, J97P, M97P) and Former Dean of Cummings School, 
Dr. Phillip Kosch.




 Miranda Gallo (V’15) puts Ellie-Blue at ease during a recent visit to the Dermatology Service of the 
Foster Hospital for Small Animals.

 Dermatology Resident Dr. Elizabeth Falk examines her ears.

 Lily looks like she's not a big fan of the e-collar.

Diane Peters (V'16), Milica Radovanovic (V'16) and Ashley Levinson (V’16) work together to properly 
position Tilly for her radiograph.

Ashley Levinson (V’16) comforts Tilly in between 
her radiographs at the Foster hospital.

Petunia is happy to give Technician Kristen Antoon a smooch while Resident Dr. Amy Brida examines her.

Monday, April 27, 2015

4-27-15

 VetPD (Veterinary Professional Development) held a practical two day course on Back, Sacroiliac and Pelvic Problems of the Horse this weekend  here at Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine.

 Elizabeth Davidson BS, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, Dipl.ACVSMR
American Specialist in Equine Surgery & Equine Sports Medicine/Rehabilitation Associate Professor of Sports Medicine, University of Pennsylvania 
lectured on examining the back of the horse.

Emmanuel Engeli Dr.Med.Vet., DVM, Dipl.ACVS, Dipl.ECVS, MRCVS European, American & RCVS Specialist in Equine Surgery Consultant for Equine Orthopaedics, Kent, UK & Florida, lectured on equine spinal issues and ultrasonography.

Annette Gavin BA(Hons), BHSii, Qualified Saddle Fitter, USPC Nat. Examiner Owner Hastilow Saddles USA, Pennsylvania, shows how to properly measure for a saddle.

Dr. Melissa Mazan spoke at the “Exercise Intolerance in an 8-Year-Old Warm blood Mare” presentation in the Treadmill Room at the Hospital for Large Animals.

 Dr. Davidson conducted a practical guide later in the afternoon.

 Dr. Engeli conducted a practical session in ultrasound.

Friday, April 24, 2015

4-24-15

Dr. Nathaneael Oster and Representative Dave Brown of Merial stopped by the Varis Lecture hall for a “Flea and Tick Lunch Talk”. They quizzed the students “Jeopardy” style. For the record, Team One took the game.

The students picked the category and the 
point amount a la "Jeopardy".

 Dave keeps score so everything was on the up-and-up.

Dave pointed out that Team One were the first to ring in.

 Dr. Oster discusses the answer .

Dave "blings out" Team One's score.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

4-22-15

On this Earth Day, a tree was planted, 
seeds were handed out, coffee cups were passed out (to replace your paper or Styrofoam version), an eco-quiz was given, pledges were made and Trash Buddies were decorated; prizes were awarded for best pledge 
and highest eco-quiz score.




Tuesday, April 21, 2015

4-21-15

We have a new guest from Southwick's Zoo. Timber is up and doing well.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

4-15-15

The Tufts University Chaplaincy came to campus yesterday for a Lunch and Learn conversation to discuss the intersections of spirituality and veterinary medicine. 

 University Chaplain Greg McGonigle, Protestant Chaplain Chanta Bhan, Catholic Chaplain Lynn Cooper, Muslim Chaplain Celene Ibrahim-Lizzio and Program and Outreach Specialist Zachary Cole listen to student’s voice concerns about 
 spiritual and medical conflicts.

 Nyasha Jawahir (V'18) listens intently.

Christina Chen (V'18) gets the audiences attention 
as she makes a point.