Loew to discuss veterinary medicine
By Jeffrey S. Douglas
Spectrum Volume 20 Issue 07 - October 9, 1997
A veterinary educator who now leads a Boston-based medical nutrition company will present a lecture entitled "Veterinary Medicine: A Training Ground in Strategic Thinking--The Avis of the Health Professions" on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 7:30 p.m. in the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine's College Center.
Franklin Loew is President of Medical Foods International, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company that is engaged in the research and development of foods with proven clinical benefits for patients suffering from chronic diseases such as diabetes and arthritis.
Loew is former dean of both the Tufts University College of Veterinary Medicine and the New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University.
Loew's lecture is the third of the VMRCVM's six-week "New Horizons in Veterinary Medicine Speaker Series," which has been produced in honor of Virginia Tech's 125th Anniversary Celebration.
"Our institution is nationally recognized for academic programs which prepare veterinarians for work in non-traditional areas of veterinary medicine," said Dean Peter Eyre. "Many of these speakers will showcase some of these emerging ways in which this profession is serving society, and we are delighted they have agreed to be a part of the series."
The presentation is open to the public. A reception will follow.