Eli Lilly’s Lectureship Series Addresses Human-Animal Bond

The 2008 Lilly Lectureship series will be hosted by Aaron Katcher.

Aaron Katcher,  M.D., a psychiatrist and professor emeritus at the University of Pennsylvania, will serve as the 2008 lecturer for the Lilly Lectureship series, sponsored by Eli Lilly and Co. in Indianapolis.

Dr. Katcher will address the importance and health implications of the human-animal bond at the North American Veterinary Conference in January in Orlando, Fla., and at the Purdue University Fall Conference for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians in September.

“Dr. Katcher recognizes the emotional and physical benefits of owning a pet, having researched the complex relationship between people and pets from a human-health perspective,” said Alan Beck, professor and director of the Center for the Human-Animal Bond at Purdue.

“The [center] and Lilly are proud to be able to bring his expertise to veterinarians, providing them with further support and insights into the physiological, psychological and sociological importance of the human-pet bond.”

<HOME>

Leave a Comment

Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Register

Sign-up for your account with Veterinary Practice News. Your account gives you unlimited free access to our Newsletter Archives and our Digital Editions of Veterinary Practice News.
Please check the box below to confirm you would like to be added to Kenilworth Media’s various e-mail communications (includes e-newsletters, a survey now and then, and offers to the veterinarian industry*).
 

Leave this empty:

*We do not sell your e-mail address to 3rd parties, we simply forward their offers to you. Of course, you always have the right to unsubscribe from any communications you receive from us, should you change your mind in the future.