Message from Dean Buss
to UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine Alumni
Welcome to the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine’s alumni e-newsletter! Periodically, we’ll keep in touch to let you know what’s happening at your alma mater. In this issue:
WHAT’S NEW AT THE SCHOOL?
New Alumni Portal
Do you want to know more about your fellow classmates? Check out the additions to the alumni Web portal.
This password-protected site allows you to read and post birth and marriage announcements, new jobs, awards and anything else you want to share with your classmates. At the recommendation of the alumni advisory board, we will be adding even more features soon, including a professional discussion forum and a list of our faculty by specialty to make it easier to connect. Catch up with your classmates and meet at the portal.
Good Times Were Had by All
Save the date! Alumni Reunion will be held June 26
The school invites all alumni and their families from the classes of 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005 to join us in a reunion celebration. More details will be coming soon, but save the date and check out vetmed.wisc.edu/alumni
for more information.
Dr. Gengler recognized at national forum
The American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS) presented the AVDS Hill’s Research & Education Award to Dr. William Gengler, DVM, Diplomate AVDC on October 20, 2009, at the annual Veterinary Dental Forum in Scottsdale, Ariz. The award goes to individuals who contribute to the advancement of veterinary dentistry and assist AVDS in its mission. In addition to these contributions, Gengler is also the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs at the UW Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital and the president of the American Veterinary Dental College.
Teaching Herd Newsletter Available Online
A newsletter about the school’s Dr. Allenstein Dairy Teaching Herd
is available for online access.This edition includes a story on students learning a timely lesson in calf delivery.
Looking for an Associate?
The SVM has a link to a national veterinary medical job posting site.
Job postings are free if you want your posting to be visible only to School of Veterinary Medicine students and staff. Otherwise, Veterinary Career Network charges apply.
Twenty-three of this year’s Veterinary Medicine fourth year students have been matched with internships.This is an 85.2 percent match rate for the class of 2010, up from 70 percent last year.
Michele C. Ramseier-Stone, DVM 2000, passed away on January 22, 2010 after a long battle with cancer. Ramseier-Stone, 37, (known as Dr. Michele) worked at and was associated with ImproMed Veterinary Software in Oshkosh, Associated Veterinary Clinic of Ripon and the Omro Veterinary Clinic. She is survived by her husband, Rob; her son, Ben; and other family members.
A complete list of clinical trials
is available on our VMTH Web site. For general information on our active clinical trials, you may also contact the VMTH Referral Coordinator at 608-262-7676 or 800-DVM-VMTH.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UPDATES
Need continuing education?
- March 19, 2010 - Seminar for the Small Animal Practitioner Renal Disease
- April 3, 2010 - Emergency and Critical Care Conference
- June 12, 2010 - Fracture Repair (Lecture & Wet Lab)
- June 18, 2010 – Neurology Conference
If you have specific requests for information, we’d love to hear them. Just hit “reply” and let us know what’s on your mind.
Daryl D. Buss, Dean
School of Veterinary Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madisonalumni@vetmed.wisc.edu