PennVet | Bellwether Spring 2018
New Bolton Center Kennett Square, PA
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Bellwether Spring 2018 Archives

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Looking Back, Looking Ahead

Dean Joan Hendricks sat down with longtime colleague Dr. Phillip Scott to reminisce about four decades at Penn Vet.

One Health: A Priority and a Passion

How Dean Joan Hendricks advanced Penn Vet's legacy of leadership in animal, human, and environmental health

Taking Her Lead

Young Joan Hendricks rarely had the usual pets, since her Army family moved frequently. To fill the void, she tried to care for some of the animals she encountered, including an ailing dragonfly, a pigeon, and a baby sparrow. This early desire to understand and heal animals suggested a scientist in the making, with a particular calling in veterinary medicine.

Milestones and Impact: 2006-2018

Over 12 years, Hendricks added to the long list of Penn Vet’s “glorious achievements,” helping secure the School’s greatness as a trusted local, national, and global leader in advancing animal and human health.

A Legacy of Barbaro

In 2006, Dr. Andrew van Eps was a resident at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center when Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro arrived with a broken leg sustained in the Preakness. Though Dr. Dean Richardson, the Charles W. Raker Professor of Equine Surgery, was able to repair the jigsaw-puzzle-like fracture, the New Bolton Center team was not able to spare the horse from the laminitis that followed.