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New Series of Lectures on Equine Veterinary Topics
April 27, 2010, Volume 56, No. 31

The mysteries of colic. Equine respiratory ailments. Advances in equine ophthalmology. Hind limb lameness. All of these topics and more will be addressed in a new lecture series offered at the School of Veterinary Medicine New Bolton Center. The First Tuesdays Lecture Series will offer an open lecture, at no charge, the first Tuesday of each month. The first lecture, Global Worming: What you can do to prevent de-wormer meltdown in the 21st century, will feature Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston, assistant professor in the School of Veterinary Medicine at the New Bolton Center and board-certified in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. The lecture will be held on May 4, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Woerner Amphitheater of the George D. Widener Hospital.

The series of one hour lectures will cover a wide range of veterinary subjects, each one of relevance to the horse owner and caregiver. All will be presented by New Bolton clinicians with expertise in the subject. “There’s such a concentration of expertise and wealth of new research coming out of New Bolton Center right now, we really want to bring awareness of new advances and up-to-date information to our local horse community, ” said Dr. Nolen-Walston.

For upcoming lecture topics, see www.vet.upenn.edu/FirstTuesdays. Though the lectures are free, seating is limited. Please RSVP to Patricia Hall at (610) 925-6500 or phall@vet.upenn.edu or online at the website provided above.

Almanac - April 27, 2010, Volume 56, No. 31