Careers and Cases in Veterinary Medicine

In the animal health and nutrition industry, the Greater KC area is the national leader, making the area from Manhattan, KS to Columbia, MO America’s Animal Health Corridor. Companies and universities in our area lead the nation in animal health and nutrition research, innovation, business functions and production.  Training the future workforce for this industry begins with our students. The program is geared to high school students, but parents, teachers and the general public are invited to attend.  K-State College of Veterinary Medicine faculty will be available the day of each lecture to meet with interested students/families.  

The following dates have been scheduled for the lecture series:

Registration is now open for the following:

Jan. 29, 2014: Dr. Jerry Jaax – The Hot Zone

Feb. 12, 2014: Dr. Kelli Almes – Veterinary Pathology

Feb. 26, 2014: Dr. Marian Benitez – Small Animal Surgery

Mar. 12, 2014: Dr. David Eshar – Exotic Cases in Exotic Animal Medicine

Mar. 26, 2014: Dr. Susan Nelson – Small Animal First Aid

April 9, 2014: Dr. Ram Raghavan – GIS/Spatial Epidemiology

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Here's what we offered during the fall series. View the videos.

Sep. 11, 2013: Dr. Jane Ashley Stuckey – Cases in Ophthalmology

Sep. 25, 2013: Dr. Liz Devine – Equine Surgery

Oct. 9, 2013: Dr. Dave Rankin – Veterinary Anesthesiology

Oct. 23, 2013: Dr. Bonnie Rush – Equine Respiratory Diseases

Nov. 6, 2013: Dr. Nora Schrag – Food Animal Veterinary Medicine

Nov. 20, 2013: Dr. Mike Dryden – Fleas and Ticks

Listen to more about the series and K-State Olathe from the KMBZ Power Lunch radio show (mp3).

All lecture series will be at K-State Olathe, 22201 W. Innovation Drive, in the Forum Hall from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

For more information, contact Micheal Strohschein at or call (913) 307-7342.