New Bolton Center Offers a Series of Lectures on Equine Veterinary Topics, Free to the Public
Thursday, April 08, 2010
First Tuesdays provide an opportunity to expand knowledge of equine illness, behaviors and approaches for healthy horse care
The mysteries of colic. Equine respiratory ailments. Advances in equine ophthalmology. Hind limb lameness. All of these topics and more will be addressed in a new lecture series offered at the University
of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center. The First Tuesdays Lecture Series will offer an open lecture, at no charge, the first Tuesday of each month. The first lecture, Global Worming: What you can do to prevent de-wormer meltdown in the 21st century,
will feature Rose Nolen-Walston DVM, board-certified in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. The lecture will be held on May 4, 2010 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in the Woerner Amphitheater of the George D. Widener Hospital.
The series of one hour lectures will cover a wide range of veterinary subjects, each one of relevance to the horse owner and caregiver. All will be presented by New Bolton clinicians with expertise in the subject. Says Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston, “There’s such a concentration of expertise and wealth of new research coming out of New Bolton Center right now, we really want bring awareness of new advances and up-to-date information to our local horse community.”
For upcoming lecture topics, please see our website http://www.vet.upenn.edu/FirstTuesdays. Though the lectures are free, seating is limited. Please RSVP to Patricia Hall at 610-925-6500 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine
Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world’s premier veterinary schools. Founded in 1884, the school was built on the concept of Many Species, One MedicineTM. The birthplace of veterinary specialties, the school serves a distinctly diverse array of animal patients at its two campuses, from companion animals to horses to farm animals. New Bolton Center, in rural Chester County, includes the George D. Widener Hospital for Large Animals, featuring one of the world's largest equine clinical faculties.
Penn's School of Veterinary Medicine is one of the world's premier veterinary schools. Founded in 1884, the School was built on the concept of Many Species, One Medicine. The birthplace of veterinary specialties, the School serves a distinctly diverse array of animal patients, from pets to horses to farm animals at our two campuses. In Philadelphia, on Penn's campus, are the Matthew J. Ryan Veterinary Hospital for companion animals, as well as classrooms, laboratories and the School's administrative offices. The large-animal facility, New Bolton Center, in Kennett Square, Pa., encompasses hospital facilities for the care of horses and food animals as well as diagnostic laboratories serving the agriculture industry. The School has successfully integrated scholarship and scientific discovery with all aspects of veterinary medical education.
Visit us on-line at www.vet.upenn.edu