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New Bolton Center Announces 2016-2017 First Tuesday Lecture Schedule

By Louisa Shepard Published: Aug 2, 2016
[August 2, 2016; Kennett Square, PA] – Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center offers free lectures to the public on equine topics on the first Tuesday of selected months. The following is the schedule for the 2016-2017 academic year.

September 6, 2016
Dr. Amy Johnson
Neurological Exam: Evaluate Your Horse Before Someone Gets Hurt

October 4, 2016
Dr. Liz Arbittier and Dr. Jessica Morgan
Sports Medicine: Try Your Hand at Diagnosing Lameness

November 1, 2016
Dr. Kathryn Wulster
3-D Printing in Veterinary Medicine

December 6, 2016
Dr. Kyla Ortved
Regenerative Medicine: Can We Help Our Horses Heal?

March 7, 2017
Equine Field Service Team
Tricky Cases from the Field: What’s Your Diagnosis?

April 4, 2017
Dr. David Levine
Dynamic Endoscopy: The Airway in Action

May 2, 2017
Dr. Andrew van Eps
Laminitis: Why Does It Occur? How Can We Better Manage It?

June 6, 2017
Dr. Dean Richardson
The Recovery Pool:  Defying Gravity after Orthopedic Surgery

The First Tuesday lectures take place in New Bolton Center’s Alumni Hall, 382 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA. Due to limited seating, reservations are recommended and can be made by contacting Barbara Belt at beltb@vet.upenn.edu.

About the First Tuesday Lecture Series
The First Tuesday Lectures are presented September through December, and March through June. During the 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

Ranked among the top ten veterinary schools worldwide, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the first 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, handling nearly 35,000 patient visits 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. The hospital handles nearly 4,900 patient visits a year, while the Field Service treats more than 38,000 patients at local farms. In addition, New Bolton Center’s campus includes a swine center, working dairy, and poultry unit that provide valuable research for the agriculture industry.

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Martin Hackett
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John Donges
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Hannah Kleckner
Communications Specialist for New Bolton Center
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