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Medical devices for horses, and heart patients

Thursday, May 12th, 2022

WCVB5 Professor Melissa Mazan spoke with WCVB’s Chronicle about collaborating with engineering students to develop a device to test lung function in horses Read full story here.

a veterinary student and resident testing new tool on an equine patient to measure lung function

On the Night Watch

Thursday, April 7th, 2022

Veterinary Technician Heather Manley cares for animals overnight in the Foster Hospital ECC

Heather Manley, a veterinary technician and her dog

A New Tool for Equine Health

Monday, April 4th, 2022

Melissa Mazan, V93, needed a way to test lung function in horses that couldn’t come to Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. So she invented one with the help of three School of Engineering alumni

a veterinary student and resident testing new tool on an equine patient to measure lung function

A Tale of Two Tapirs

Tuesday, April 6th, 2021

When a Baird’s tapir at Franklin Park Zoo gave birth to twins, Cummings Veterinary Medical Center stepped up to provide emergency neonatal care

A Technician’s Tale

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

As the general surgery service technician at the Hospital for Large Animals, Katie Calicchio has no shortage of compassion for the patients—or their owners.

Katie Calicchio holding her dog posing for a photo while standing in a lake.

For the Love of Horses

Saturday, October 10th, 2020

Bridget Hatch planned on being a professional rider, but when a vet tech job opened at the large-animal hospital, she couldn’t pass up the opportunity.

Veterinary technician, Bridget Hatch, laughing while being licked by a horse on the face