[August 26, 2014; Kennett Square, PA] – On Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30 p.m., Rose Nolen-Walston, DVM, will discuss the latest views on deworming horses, as part of the First Tuesday Lecture Series at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center, 382 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA.

horses in fieldThe series offers free lectures to the public on equine topics the first Tuesday of each month. This lecture will take place in New Bolton Center’s Alumni Hall. Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended and can be made by contacting Barbara Belt at beltb@vet.upenn.edu.

Dr. Nolen-Walston is reprising her popular presentation, “Global Worming: How to Prevent Deworming Meltdown in the 21st Century.” She will discuss new thoughts on equine deworming, highlighting the emerging dangers of resistance that may make treatments ineffective in the future.

Dr. Nolen-Walston is an Assistant Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center, specializing in large animal intensive care and equine lung disease.

About the First Tuesday Lecture Series

During the First Tuesday Lecture Series, faculty and clinicians at New Bolton Center share current information on topics of interest and relevance to horse owners and caregivers throughout the region. Many of the lectures highlight the advanced techniques performed by Penn Vet’s team of leading clinicians and the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities available to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients.

About Penn Vet

Penn Vet is a global leader in veterinary medicine education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the only veterinary school developed in association with a medical school. The school is a proud member of the One Health Initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.

Penn Vet serves a diverse population of animals at its two campuses, which include extensive diagnostic and research laboratories. Ryan Hospital in Philadelphia provides care for dogs, cats, and other domestic/companion animals, seeing nearly 33,000 patients a year. New Bolton Center, Penn Vet’s large-animal hospital on nearly 700 acres in rural Kennett Square, PA, cares for horses and livestock/farm animals, treating 33,000 patients each year – 4,000 in the hospital and 29,000 at farms through the Field Service. In addition, New Bolton Center’s campus includes a swine center, working dairy, and poultry unit that provide valuable research for the agriculture industry.

For more information, visit www.vet.upenn.edu.