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March 9, 2019: National Academies of Practice Inducts Michael Blackwell, DVM Founded in 1981, NAP is an interprofessional, nonprofit organization, with membership representing 14 health care professions willing to serve as distinguished advisors to health care policy makers in Congress and elsewhere. The National Academies of Practice (NAP) announced the election of Michael Blackwell, DVM as a Practitioner of NAP. Inductions occurred at a gala banquet on March 9, 2019, in Pentagon City, Virginia.

October 18, 2017: Dr. Rachael Kreisler was featured on the local Arizona ABC affiliate, ABC15, in a story entitled, “Midwestern University providing animal care across Arizona with mobile vet clinic.” The story discusses the large number of people who do not have access to veterinary care, the custom built mobile clinic used to provide veterinary services to a variety of cities, tribes, shelters, and rescue organizations throughout the state of Arizona, the high-quality medical experience that veterinary students from Midwestern University receive when participating in these clinics, and the awe-inspiring praise this program is receiving from the community.

UT Awarded $2.8M Grant from Maddie's Fund to Aid Access to Veterinary Care - July 30, 2018

UT receives grant to research veterinary care - Daily Beacon 9/3/2017

UT Awarded Grant from Maddie's Fund to Study Barriers to Veterinary Care Nationwide

Catster: What to Do If You Need Help with Vet Bills – August 15, 2017

All Animals: Caught in the middle - Will pets be the big loser in the battle over low-cost veterinary care? – January/February 2017

JAVMA: Coalition wants veterinary access for economically at-risk pets – December 1, 2016

JAVMA: Back to Basics - Veterinarians look to fundamentals to help the underserved afford care – December 1, 2016

dvm360: HSVMA announces Access to Veterinary Care Coalition – September 7, 2016

Access to Veterinary Care Coalition Announcement – August 23, 2016

dvm360: Commentary: Nonprofit veterinary clinics do far more good than harm – December 3, 2015

Made Possible by a Grant from Maddie's Fund

The Access to Veterinary Care Coalition is a proud recipient of funding from Maddie's Fund®, helping to achieve a no-kill nation #ThanksToMaddie.

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