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News and Updates, April 2019

Faculty and Staff

  • The NC State Veterinary Hospital helps a lost seal pup find his way. ow.ly/YPCF50ouLLS
  • In a new NC State podcast, Ed Breitschwerdt discusses the ever-fascinating bacteria Bartonella. ow.ly/Hjss50oL90X
  • Brenda Stevens talks with ABC 11 about what pet owners should know about CBD products. ow.ly/lHer50oSqWP
  • Allen Cannedy talked with Podcast a Vet about his dedication to inclusion in veterinary medicine. ow.ly/zZts50p71Hn
  • Ke Cheng is inducted into the prestigious American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. ow.ly/IwLr50rdo2U
  • Meet Julie Balko, assistant professor of anesthesiology. ow.ly/p1KV50p6heg
  • Meet Mike Cissell, equine emergency service clinical veterinarian. ow.ly/SvdO50pEo15
  • Meet Daniel Duffy, assistant professor of orthopedic surgery. ow.ly/iQAm50qLCh5
  • Meet Jesse Watson, academic initiatives program manager. ow.ly/Z9jB50q02Xi
  • Meet Andrea Murr, anesthesia veterinary technician. http://ow.ly/JHJG50t8aiV
  • Andy Stringer discusses veterinary medicine’s integral role in combating global health issues on an episode of the CVM’s PawCast. ow.ly/fZTi50pxSRVV
  • Kristen Messenger honored with SAVMA Teaching Excellence Award. ow.ly/TLKP50qrPcg
  • Cataract surgery performed by Hans Westermeyer restores vision for two beloved pet rabbits. ow.ly/mFRw50qDER4
  • Amanda Ziegler presents her findings on how firocoxib can help equine colic patients. https://goo.gl/rWaapR
  • Hans Westermeyer discusses launching a study identifying anatomical features that predict when a glaucoma attack will occur. https://goo.gl/zu4Fsc
  • Sara Beth Routh leads the Teaching Animal Unit with determination and approachability. ow.ly/6MLE50rbfAV
  • The CVM global health program awards its first research seed grant to Gustavo Machado for a project to help prevent infectious disease outbreaks. ow.ly/oph650siAYK
  • Five CVM employees win 2019 Awards for Excellence. http://ow.ly/mLk850t6jJV

Alumni and Students

  • Ten CVM students are among the winners of 2019 scholarships from Zoetis and the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. ow.ly/PCJb50oKuy8
  • Dual DVM/Ph.D. student Amanda Kortum receives a coveted National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Scientist Training Program fellowship from the USDA. ow.ly/EoPT50pShKU
  • Lizabeth Rennecker awarded the CVM’s first-ever certificate in global health. ow.ly/ty1z50qjvpA
  • Research projects from Ankita Gupta, Annie Wang, Anne White and Mallory Brown earn the George H. Hitchings New Investigator Award in Health Research. ow.ly/w3hN50rqDov
  • The Class of 2019’s Kristyn Commerford rolls throughout the Sandhills with her mobile vet clinic. ow.ly/639Y50rtZNP
  • Harry Snelson, Class of 1990, talks fighting disease and he begins his tenure as director of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. ow.ly/Z3qU50rNPyv

Donors and Support

  • Her dog changed lives. Now it’s Mary Jo Pringle’s turn. ow.ly/8MY150p4PwY
  • For Jack the cat, happiness at last thanks to help from the Petco Foundation and Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund. ow.ly/BTjK50rri8L