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Meet Our Alumni

Meet Our Alumni

Our alumni have gone on to great careers, helping animals, working in industry, teaching, and doing research in myriad venues throughout the world. You may have wondered what happened to your classmates over the years. Here’s where you can read news about your fellow alumni, as well as some of their stories.

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Penn Vet History

Penn Vet History Resources

From images to archives, from Bellwethers to books to a seminal talk by Dr. Benjamin Rush on the veterinary profession, you can find it on the Penn Vet History Resources webpages.

Penn Vet Alumni and Faculty Memoirs and Biographies

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Alumni Awards

Learn about the dedicated and caring alumni who have consistently demonstrated exceptional commitment to Penn Vet and the profession. See a list of past recipients and find out how to nominate a VMD.

Alumni in the News

Press Releases

Penn Vet in the News

  • Crate controversy: Pig farmers face growing pressure

    WTHR-TV Channel 13Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015
    The pork industry is under growing pressure to defend use of gestation crates
  • The new ethics of eating

    Christian Science MonitorSunday, Dec 7, 2014
    The animal-welfare movement gains momentum as consumers pressure farming interests to institute better treatment of chickens, pigs, and other food animals
  • Porklife: Building a Better Pig

    MosaicMonday, Jun 16, 2014
    Sujata Gupta investigates how farm animals of today been shaped by centuries of domestication and selective breeding
  • Aquarium Medicine: An Ocean of Possibilities

    Veterinarian's Money DigestMonday, Apr 16, 2018
    Featuring Gregg Bossart, V’78, talking about his path to aquarium medicine

Alumni Stories


Anne Staudenmaier V'15

Anne Staudenmaier V’15 is the current exotics intern (soon to be resident) at Angell Animal Medical Center in Boston, MA.

James Kusmierczyk and Erin Scott at Cameron Park Zoo

How a Gerenuk Reunited Two Friends

Drs. Scott and Kusmierczyk are both graduates of the class of 2010. They reunited for the first time since graduation to evaluate the gerenuk with an ocular condition. They were both active members of the Special Species Club at U Penn as veterinary students.


Shirley Yeo Llizo - Zoo Vet

Read about Dr. Shirley Yeo Llizo's journey from small animal practitioner to Zoo Vet.