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Kaori Sakamoto

NC State Welcomes Alum as New Leader of Department of Population Health and Pathobiology

Dr. Kaori Sakamoto’s successful career in pathology has been the direct result of mentorship she received at NC State, she says, and she’s eagerly anticipating getting to pay that forward.

NEW PHP LEADER: Dr. Kaori Sakamoto, a pathologist at the University of Georgia who received her DVM from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, is the new leader of the #NCStateVetMed Department of Population Health and Pathobiology. “I went to the vet school wanting to be an aquatic vet, and sophomore year I had pathology, and they were just amazing teachers,” Sakamoto says. “I just fell in love with pathology. It’s just so challenging and interesting, and every day is different.” Read more about her in the link in our profile. #problemsolvers #pathologists #vetpath ...

RELIEF FOR RUMINANTS. Fifty-seven DVM students are spending their summers immersed in mentored lab research studies through the 10-week #NCStateVetMed Veterinary Scholars Program. We’re highlighting a few projects to showcase their aptitude and innovation. Our first project features rising second-year students Dileydis Soto Montes and Sara Fitzgerald. They’ve been working with mentor Dr. Jennifer Halleran on finding the most effective ways to administer pain medication to goats with urinary blockages. Learn more about the study and their experience by using the link in our profile. ...

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