Veterinarians, Share Penn Vet Lectures With Your Clients

Horse owners can sharpen their equine know-how with Penn Vet experts at a series of public First Tuesday Lectures hosted by New Bolton Center located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

Horse owners can sharpen their equine know-how with Penn Vet experts at a series of public First Tuesday Lectures hosted by New Bolton Center located in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania.

A free series for equine enthusiasts and owners, the series takes place on campus in Alumni Hall on the first Tuesday of selected months.

The following is the schedule for the 2017-2018 academic year:

September 12, 2017, Dr. Klaus Hopster, Anesthesia: Take a Deep Breath…

October 3, 2017, Dr. Nikki Scherrer, Ocular 911: When is the Eye an Emergency

November 7, 2017, Dr. Kathryn Wulster, Advanced Imaging: Innovations in Diagnostic Capabilities

December 5, 2017, Emergency Critical Care Team—Dr. Barbara Dallap, Dr. Janet Johnson, Dr. Maia Aiken and Dr. Louise Southwood, New Bolton 911: Tales from the Emergency Room

March 6, 2018, Dr. Michelle Linton and Dr. Jennifer Linton, Dystocia: How to Deal With a Difficult Birth

April 3, 2018, Dr. Helen Aceto and Dr. Rose Nolen-Walston, Bad Bug, Bad Bug, Whatcha Gonna Do? State-of-the-Art Biosecurity at New Bolton

May 1, 2018, Dr. Elizabeth Davidson and Dr. Liz Arbittier, Sports Medicine

June 5, 2018, Dr. Dean Richardson, Cool Things About Equine Anatomy

Due to limited seating, registration for the event is recommended. Please visit to register.

For any questions about the First Tuesday Lecture series, please contact Barbara Belt at 610-925-6500 or

The First Tuesday Lectures are presented September through December, and March through June. During the series, faculty and clinicians at New Bolton Center share current information on topics of interest and relevance to horse owners and caregivers throughout the region. Many of the lectures highlight the advanced techniques performed by Penn Vet’s team of leading clinicians and the state-of-the-art equipment and facilities available to ensure the best possible outcomes for patients. 

Ranked among the top ten veterinary schools worldwide, the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is a global leader in veterinary education, research, and clinical care. Founded in 1884, Penn Vet is the first veterinary school developed in association with a medical school. The school is a proud member of the One Health initiative, linking human, animal, and environmental health.

Penn Vet serves a diverse population of animals at its two campuses, which include extensive diagnostic and research laboratories. Ryan Hospital in Philadelphia provides care for dogs, cats, and other domestic/companion animals, handling nearly 35,000 patient visits a year. New Bolton Center, Penn Vet’s large-animal hospital on nearly 700 acres in rural Kennett Square, PA, cares for horses and livestock/farm animals. The hospital handles nearly 4,900 patient visits a year, while the Field Service treats more than 38,000 patients at local farms. In addition, New Bolton Center’s campus includes a swine center, working dairy, and poultry unit that provide valuable research for the agriculture industry.

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