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Meet Penn Vet Students


 

If you really want to understand what happens here at Penn Vet, learn about our amazing students and their many outstanding accomplishments. Our students are our future and our legacy. Here are just a few of their stories...


  • Dr. Ben Martin, New Bolton Center
    In Memoriam: Benson (Ben) Bennett Martin, Jr., VMD

    Dr. Martin was a pioneer in sports medicine and specialist in equine surgery, working his entire 34-year veterinary career at New Bolton Center, the large animal hospital of the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet).

  • Meghana Pendurthi-PIADC
    The Definition of a "Real" Vet

    When I tell my friends and family members what I would like to do when I graduate from Penn Vet, oftentimes I am met with the question, “Don’t you want to be a real vet?”

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    Penn Vet Grads on Forbes "30 Under 30" List

    Lisa Gretebeck, 26, Penn Vet Class of 2015, and Dr. Nikki Wright, 28, Penn Vet Class of 2014, have been named to Forbes’ prestigious"30 Under 30" list for 2015, in the healthcare category. Gretebeck and Wright are recognized for cofounding Pou Sante: Amar Haiti, which provides sustainable animal husbandry training and resources to impoverished families living in rural Haiti.

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    2015 Student Inspiration Award Winners

    Launched in 2008, the award is presented annually to Penn Vet students who demonstrate the potential to significantly advance the frontiers of veterinary medicine and expand the profession’s impact on the well being of animals and society.

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    Ellen Lapuck -- Veterinarians Without Borders

    Ellen Lapuck, V'18, recounts her summer experience working with Veterinarians Without Borders.

  • Gallagher Hush Puppy Story
    'Hush-Puppy' device rewards dogs for quiet time

    For many dog owners, incessant barking is the bane of their existence. Some resort to using “shock collars” that deliver a jolt when their animal barks. The brainchild of Penn Vet student Lindsay Gallagher, however, may one day help pet lovers quiet their pets using positive reinforcement in the form of food rewards.

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    Laurel Redding: Monitoring Antibiotic Use on Andean Farms

    What Redding found is telling of the challenges of making a living in these remote and often impoverished areas, and of the significant role that veterinarians can play in protecting animal and human health around the world.

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    Gabriel Innes, V'16 - Learning in China

     Over the past four years, seven Penn Vet students have participated in externships in China at the Huaxia Dairy. Gabriel Innes, V'16, shares some reflections from his journey last summer.