Welcome to Penn State Comparative Medicine
Penn State Comparative Medicine located at Penn State College of Medicine provides the husbandry and veterinary care for the laboratory animals that are used in research, provides a graduate degree program to train veterinarians in the specialty of laboratory animal medicine, and performs research.
The Department of Comparative Medicine is one of eight basic science departments of the College of Medicine and is staffed by faculty members who are veterinarians specialized in laboratory animal medicine and veterinary pathology. The Department is unique among basic science departments in that a significant portion of the time and effort of the faculty and staff is devoted to the service mission, operation and oversight of the Animal Resource Program, and animal facility. For the past 44 years the Department has thrived under outstanding and committed leadership. The Department became nationally recognized as one of the leaders in education, research and service among Departments of Comparative Medicine and animal care facilities.
Junior Faculty Development Program recognizes 2012-13 graduates
On Thursday, May 30, 26 junior Penn State College of Medicine faculty and their mentors celebrated completion of the College of Medicine’s Junior Faculty Development Program, sponsored by the Office of Professional Development.More...
Volunteers needed for acne study
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center’s Dr. Diane Thiboutot is testing the effectiveness of an investigational acne medication. Volunteers are needed for this study.More...
Penn State Hershey nursing awards recognize leadership, exemplary practice
In celebration of the 2013 National Nurses Week in May, the Department of Nursing and Chief Nursing Officer Sherry Kwater presented awards to several members of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center nursing staff during the annual Nursing Awards Ceremony.More...
Penn State Hershey expands in Elizabethtown
Construction began on additional clinic space this month at the Penn State Hershey Medical Group-Elizabethtown location.More...