Another Great IVMA Member Benefit!

May 17, 2023 • 1:00 – 5:00 PM • West Lafayette, IN • 4 HOURS OF CE

  • Earn 4 hours of CE

  • Space is LIMITED!  (Wet Lab is limited to 48 veterinarians & technicians)

  • IVMA Member Early Bird Rate $249 After April 17, $299

  • To register technicians, and receive the IVMA member rate, please login under the IVMA member’s name.

  • Non Member Early Bird Rate $525 After April 17, $575


Joanne B. Messick, VMD, PhD, DAVCP is certified by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (clinical pathology). She received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania, which was followed by a residency in clinical pathology and doctoral research at The Ohio State University. Over the past 25 or so years, she’s been on faculty at three academic institutions including University of Illinois, Cornell University and finally coming in for a landing at Purdue University. Dr. Messick has been at Purdue for about 17 years and is the instructor of record for both the sophomore hematology and Application/Integration courses in the DVM curriculum.  She has been an active member of the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology, serving on many committees, as well as being on the executive board and presiding as the Society’s president in 2010.  Dr. Messick’s current focus is the development on online course with the aim of training pathologists in the art/science of bone marrow evaluation – Cytologic and Histologic Bone Marrow Evaluation in Dogs and Cats with Case Illustrations.

Event Schedule

12:30 – 1:00 PM


Room 1214 of Lynn Hall at the Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine – Park in Parking Garage on Harrison Street on campus

1:00 – 2:00 PM

Presentation will cover the following topic areas:  Evaluating Peripheral Blood Smears and Data Interpretation / Preparation of Peripheral Blood Smear and Staining

Lynn Hall


2:00 – 5:00 PM

Wet Lab will cover the following topic areas
Cases, Blood Smear Evaluation and Data Interpretation for:
Red Blood Cell Abnormalities
White Blood Cell Abnormalities
Platelet Abnormalities


Lynn Hall


Purdue College of Veterinary Medicine
625 Harrison St, West Lafayette, IN 47907
1214 Microscope Laboratory, Lynn Hall

Pricing & Discounts
  • Members Early Bird

  • $249 / Person
    • $249 Early-Bird pricing through April 17, 2023
    • After April 17, 2023, Member Rate is $299
    • Register online, or download registration form (Space is LIMITED)

  • Non-Members Early Bird

  • $549/ Person
    • $549 Early-Bird pricing through April 17, 2023
    • After April 17, 2023 – Nonmember Rate is $599
    • Register online (Space is LIMITED)