I hope this entry finds you well. It was been quite a while since my last blog post. I went back to Los Angeles this summer. It was a wonderful experience, filled with relaxation, family time and work.
The college’s Clinical Skills Laboratory opened in May of 2015 in a cavernous room where the life-sized Holstein dystocia simulator could clearly be seen among the initial stock of models and equipment. Two years later, the room is packed, with a long list of supporting cast members joining Frosty, the Holstein. What all of these models have in common are the ability to help veterinary students refine a variety of clinical and technical skills.
The Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center at Iowa State University is working on plans to provide a new radiation therapy service.
“This next-generation stereotactic radiation therapy machine will give us expanded options to treat cancer in pets, in addition to current treatments such as chemotherapy and surgery,” says Dr. Chad Johannes, board-certified veterinary oncologist and internist.