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Connect with Leading Equine Clinicians at Penn Vet’s New Bolton Center during the 2018-2019 First Tuesday Lecture Series

By Hannah Kleckner Published: Aug 15, 2018

Register today for the First Tuesday Lecture Series![August 15, 2018; Kennett Square, Pennsylvania] – From innovative surgical imaging to advancements in laminitis research and care, hear from Penn Vet’s leading equine care experts at the 2018-2019 First Tuesday Lecture series hosted by New Bolton Center located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

This year’s lectures showcase a sampling of Penn Vet’s clinical experts, offering insights to a variety of advanced techniques performed at New Bolton Center including neurology care, lameness exams, colic emergencies, and surgical advancements. Attendees also have the opportunity to interact directly with New Bolton Center clinicians to have questions answered.

A free series open to the public, the lectures takes place on New Bolton Center’s campus in Alumni Hall on the first Tuesday of selected months.

The following is the schedule for the 2018-2019 academic year:

  • September 11, 2018: Dr. Caitlin Moore presents "Coughs and Wheezes, Dust Diseases: An Update on Equine Asthma"
  • October 2, 2018: Dr. Amy Johnson and Dr. Kate Wulster present "Integrating Innovation in Imaging: Advancements in Neurology"
  • November 6, 2018: Dr. Louise Southwood present "Colic: It’s Always Time to Call the Vet"
  • December 4, 2018: Dr. Michelle Linton and Dr. Jennifer Linton present "'Tails' from the NBC Maternity Ward"
  • March 5, 2019: Dr. Elizabeth Davidson and Dr. Liz Arbittier present "Mythbusting the Lameness Exam: Part 2"
  • April 2, 2019: Penn Vet’s Fourth Year Students present "So You’ve Always Wanted to be a Vet: A Day in the Life of a Vet Student at NBC"
  • May 7, 2019: Dr. Andrew van Eps presents "Unravelling Laminitis: What We Know and Where We’re Going"
  • June 4, 2018: Dr. Dean Richardson presents "Paleolithic to Picasso: Interesting Stuff About Horse Anatomy"

Due to limited seating, registration for the event is recommended. Please visit https://firsttuesdaynbc.eventbrite.com to register.

For any questions about the First Tuesday Lecture series, please contact Barbara Belt at 610-925-6500 or 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 35,300 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 5,300 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.

Media Contacts

Martin Hackett
Director of Communications and Marketing
mhackett@vet.upenn.edu
215-898-1475

Hannah Kleckner
Associate Director of Communications
hkleck@vet.upenn.edu
610-925-6241

John Donges
Communications Coordinator
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215-898-4234