Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association

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The Year of Connectivity

By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association Disconnected. This is a term we have been hearing often since the pandemic began. We hear it, but more than that, we feel it. In 2022, the WVMA will continue to find creative ways to give...

Three New Leaders Join WVMA Executive Board

District 1: Peter Gaveras, DVM, MBA Dr. Peter Gaveras, of Wauwatosa, is a small animal veterinarian with Silver Spring Animal Wellness Center in Glendale, where his special interests include feline and internal medicine. Prior to joining the team in 2015, his career...

WVMA Recognizes New Life Members

The WVMA is pleased to recognize 16 members who will attain life membership in 2022. Their dedication to the veterinary medical profession and commitment to organized veterinary medicine has not gone unnoticed. New WVMA life members include: Larry Bender, DVM, of...

Support the VetMed PAC!

By Attorney Jordan Lamb, DeWitt LLP As we gear up for the 2022 elections, the WVMA urges members to support the VetMed PAC, our state political action committee. Supporting candidates for state legislative office is part of the WVMA advocacy program. Many critical...

Clearly Not Bored Members—WVMA Board Gives Time and Passion

By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association It’s hard to believe it has been over a year since I joined the WVMA. I remember Zooming into my first WVMA Board meeting, unsure of what to expect. It was an overwhelmingly positive...

The Year of Connectivity

By Jo-ell Carson, Executive Director, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association Disconnected. This is a term we have been hearing often since the pandemic began. We hear it, but more than that, we feel it. In 2022, the WVMA will continue to find creative ways to give...

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Three New Leaders Join WVMA Executive Board

District 1: Peter Gaveras, DVM, MBA Dr. Peter Gaveras, of Wauwatosa, is a small animal veterinarian with Silver Spring Animal Wellness Center in Glendale, where his special interests include feline and internal medicine. Prior to joining the team in 2015, his career...

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WVMA Recognizes New Life Members

The WVMA is pleased to recognize 16 members who will attain life membership in 2022. Their dedication to the veterinary medical profession and commitment to organized veterinary medicine has not gone unnoticed. New WVMA life members include: Larry Bender, DVM, of...

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Support the VetMed PAC!

By Attorney Jordan Lamb, DeWitt LLP As we gear up for the 2022 elections, the WVMA urges members to support the VetMed PAC, our state political action committee. Supporting candidates for state legislative office is part of the WVMA advocacy program. Many critical...

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Presidential Term Filled With Rewarding Experiences

By Dr. Tom Bach, Past President, Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association When I made the decision to pursue the board presidency of the WVMA, there was a part of me thinking, “What have I just done?!” My kids were out of the house, my wife and I were traveling more...

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Wisconsin Approves RHDV2 Vaccine

By the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Division of Animal Health Wisconsin veterinarians can now offer the Medgene Labs vaccine for rabbit hemorrhagic disease virus 2 (RHDV2), thanks to authorization by the Wisconsin Department of...

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SVM Breaks Ground on Building Expansion

By Meghan Lepisto, Publications and Media Relations Manager, University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine The University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine (UW SVM) broke ground on its long-anticipated building expansion on June 18. The enhanced...

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Summer Henschel Elected to WVMA Executive Board

Summer Henschel, a University of Wisconsin School of Veterinary Medicine (UW SVM) student, was elected by her peers to serve a two-year term on the WVMA Executive Board. Henschel, of Chilton, Wisconsin, attended UW-Madison as an undergraduate, earning a B.S. in dairy...

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