Winter 2016 Newsletter
Welcome to the ADDL
Dr. Craig BowenThe Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Craig Bowen as the ADDL Diagnostic/Client Services Veterinarian.  Dr. Bowen joined the ADDL in April, 2016.  In this newly created position, he serves as a primary point-of-contact for all clientele of the laboratory in support of diagnostic investigations and animal health programs in Indiana.  He assists and communicates with referring veterinarians and clients regarding diagnostic testing and interpretation.

A 2011 graduate of the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine and native of rural Clinton County, Dr. Bowen comes to ADDL from the Indiana State Board of Animal Health.  He served as the District IV field veterinarian, Director of Swine Health Programs, and actively participated in both of the recent Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza responses.  Prior to his time at BOAH, Dr. Bowen worked in private practice with a focus on production medicine.  ADDL is excited to have Dr. Bowen return to Purdue.  We look forward to utilizing his experience and expertise to benefit and assist you, our clients.
Meet the Voice Behind the Phone
Margie VeverkaMeet our ADDL Receptionist

Ever called the Indiana ADDL and wondered who is greeting you on the other end of the line?

The Indiana ADDL Reception area is staffed by Margie Veverka. Margie greets our incoming clients and is a direct link between our clients and laboratory staff. Whether in person or by phone, Margie takes care in putting our clients in contact with the correct department or passing along pertinent information to our dynamically staffed laboratory. Margie has been with the Indiana ADDL for nearly two years.
Dr. Stephen Hooser, Elexa Baron and Dr. Christina WilsonCongratulations to Purdue Veterinary Medicine student Elexa Baron, of the DVM Class of 2018, who won first place in the 2016 American Board of Veterinary Toxicology’s (ABVT) Veterinary Student Paper Competition. She received the award for her original research manuscript entitled "MALDI-TOF MS Detection of Poison Hemlock and Jimsonweed Alkaloids." The ABVT Veterinary Student Paper Competition awards are given annually to veterinary students who submit an original manuscript describing case reports, original research studies, or retrospective studies that are of value to veterinary toxicology. In acknowledgement of Elexa’s first place achievement, she was presented with a plaque and an award of $1,000.
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  • Fax
  • Internet/Web (call to set up an account or click here to set up an account online.
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