Superheroes in Scrubs
The Penn Vet and Wharton alumni remaking veterinary emergency care.
Overstressed, poorly paid, and underappreciated, veterinarians are at increased risk for depression and suicide. Support efforts are underway at peer organizations like Not One More Vet, headed by alumna Carrie Jurney, and at Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine.
Sniffing Out an Invader
Penn Vet is training dogs to sniff out spotted lanternfly eggs.
Lapping Up a Final Act of Love
When the time came to say goodbye to our dog, Brad Bates V’10 arrived at our doorstep. A palliative care veterinarian specializing in in-home euthanasia, he meets strangers every day at their saddest moments—and it somehow gives him strength.
Drawing on groundbreaking immunotherapy techniques pioneered at Penn, the Vet School’s Nicola Mason is working toward a cure for bone cancer in dogs and children and to spark broader advances in the field of comparative medicine.
The Man Behind the Mouse Model Gets his Due
Ralph Brinster V’60 Gr’64 survives symposium honoring him.
Brinster Awarded National Medal of Science
Vet school’s Ralph Brinster V’60 Gr’64 wins top US science award
Saving Oiled Birds, One at a Time
Heidi Stout V’91 flew into action to save birds after the BP oil spill.