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First Tuesday Lecture to Feature New Bolton Center Medical Director Dr. Barbara Dallap Schaer

Published: May 20, 2016
Dr. Barbara Dallap Schaer[May 18, 2016; Kennett Square, PA] – What’s new at New Bolton Center? Community members will have the opportunity to hear from New Bolton Center’s Medical Director, Dr. Barbara Dallap Schaer, who will discuss the latest developments at Penn Vet’s large animal hospital and take questions from the audience on Tuesday, June 7, at 6:30 p.m. The presentation concludes the spring season of the First Tuesday Lecture Series at New Bolton Center, 382 West Street Road, Kennett Square, PA.
 
The series offers free lectures to the public on equine topics on the first Tuesday of selected months. The lectures 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.
 
“We want to take this opportunity to describe new initiatives at New Bolton Center that relate to clinical services and client communications,” said Dallap Schaer, noting that she will describe plans for the hospital’s services, including imaging, sports medicine, surgery, and field service. She will also discuss important initiatives aimed at improving customer service.
 
“Most importantly, we would like to hear from the audience, and answer questions from those we serve,” she said.
 
Dallap Schaer is the Medical Director of New Bolton Center, responsible for the operation of the hospital. A surgeon and emergency clinician, she is an Associate Professor of Emergency and Critical Care. Dallap Schaer received her VMD from Penn Vet in 1994. She completed a rotating internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, KY, and a surgery residency at New Bolton Center, followed by research in Penn Vet’s Comparative Orthopedic Research Center. Dallap Schaer also completed a fellowship in large animal emergency/critical care. She is board certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons and the American College of Emergency and Critical Care. 
 
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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