A newsletter for friends of the school.
The school’s flagship publication, On Call is produced tri-annually (spring, summer, and winter) for friends of the UW School of Veterinary Medicine. It includes the latest news on the school’s ground-breaking research; world-class faculty, staff, and students; exceptional alumni; and outstanding donors, as well as other news about what’s going on at the school.
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Selection of On Call Articles
Mans Receives Rudolf Ippen Young Scientist Award
Christoph Mans, a zoological medicine resident at the University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM), the Milwaukee County Zoo, and the International Crane Foundation, was recently honored with the Rudolf Ippen Young Scientist Award. The International Conference on … Continue reading -
After Epic Debate, Avian Flu Research Sees Light of Day
By Terry Devitt After a marathon debate over a pair of studies that show how the avian H5N1 influenza virus could become transmissible in mammals, and an unprecedented recommendation by a government review panel to block publication, one of … Continue reading -
A Lesson with Cows
“No one will ever have a reason to complain about the way I fill out health papers after I get out of school,” said Chelsea Crawford, first year student at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM). Crawford was … Continue reading -
MRIs Create Atlas of Dog Shoulder
Dr. Sue Schaefer, UW Veterinary Care orthopedic surgeon, was very frustrated with the tools available to her for diagnosing shoulder problems in dogs. So, she began her own research on the application of MRI technology to muscular skeletal anatomy and … Continue reading -
Graduate Student Reaches the Other Side of the World
When people say “your job will take you places,” they don’t usually mean to a remote village of Papua New Guinea, sitting by someone’s bedside in the night as they donate blood. But that’s just one of the places that … Continue reading -