Welcome, Megan!

January 2018
Megan Nickel
My name is Megan Nickel and I am a third-year veterinary student from Theresa, Wisconsin. I grew up on a dairy farm and completed my bachelor’s degree in animal science at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls (UWRF) in 2015. During my time at UWRF, I worked in their animal welfare laboratory, at a local mixed animal practice, and at an emergency and referral center near the Twin Cities. Between my undergraduate degree and entry into veterinary school, I completed an animal welfare internship with Oscar Mayer/Kraft Foods.

Ramsey Lecture

Vet Med 2226

"Tuberculosis - One Health Approach to a (Re) Emerging Disease"
Dr. Michele Miller
Professor & National Research Foundation Chair in Animal TB
Stellenbosch University

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 12:00pm
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Ramsey Lecture

Vet Med 2226

Primary Immunodeficiencies and Associated Infections in Companion Animals: A Veterinary Clinician Scientist

Urs Giger, Prof. Dr. med. vet., MS, FVH

Dipl. ACVIM & ECVIM (Internal Medicine)
Dipl. ECVCP (Clinical Pathology

University of Pennsylvania College of Veterinary Medicine

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 12:00pm
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On the road ... Iowa to North Carolina

January 2018

Since our last visit, I have wrapped up a few more rotations and done a bit of traveling. I spent two weeks on the Clinical Pathology and Necropsy rotation. We spent the first half of each day evaluating blood smears, serum chemistries and complete blood counts. This is not my strong suit, but I was able to vastly improve my ability to perform and interpret these diagnostic tests. In the afternoon, we performed necropsies on deceased animals in the hopes of identifying the cause of their clinical signs. Altogether, it was a good two weeks, and I certainly didn’t mind being inside when the temperatures started dropping below zero degrees.

Porcine reproductive & respiratory syndrome virus - PRRSV^
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same day
oral fluids


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