News and Updates, August 2016

Faculty and Staff

  • Oscar J. Fletcher, poultry health management professor and former CVM dean, inducted into the American Association of Avian Pathologists hall of honor.
  • Clinical science professors Kenneth Royal, April Kedrowicz and Amy Snyder explore belief in an animal afterlife.
  • Comparative oncology genetics professor Matthew Breen talks to Science about how animal clinical trials help humans.
  • The loss of a pet leads veterinary hospital volunteer Sheri Snider to one of the most rewarding experiences of her life.
  • Michael Nolan, professor of radiation oncology, featured in story on how cancer research with dogs could one day help humans.
  • Cell biology professor Ken Adler discovers a possible treatment to fight childhood cancer.
  • Equine veterinarians featured in article on epiduroscopy to diagnose back pain in horse.
  • Internal medicine professor Edward Breitschwerdt awarded grant for tick-borne disease research.
  • Clinical professor of veterinary behavior Barbara Sherman featured in WRAL report on preventing dog bites.
  • Duncan Lascelles, professor of small animal surgery and pain management, discusses how studying animals can help with human osteoarthritis research.
  • Isabel Gimeno, associate professor of poultry health management, receives the P.P. Levine Award, presented by the American Association of Avian Pathologists.

Alumni and Students

  • Meet the CVM class of 2020.
  • Class of 2020: Hannah Leigh Varnell enters the CVM after forays in international development and environmental sustainability, but with veterinary medicine never far from her heart.
  • Class of 2020: Ty Smith says the CVM will give him the opportunities and options in veterinary medicine that he’s always desired.
  • Jessica Huwa (class of 2013) is part of a veterinary medicine partnership with the Kuwaiti Army.
  • Comparative biomedical science doctoral student Tyler Allen captures a first place award for his video in NC State’s inaugural Research Impact Contest.
  • CVM class of 1994 graduate David Linzey named 2016 North Carolina Veterinarian of the Year.