News and Updates, August 2020

Return to Class

  • Laura Nelson outlines the CVM’s new approaches to DVM education this year during the pandemic.
  • Like daughter, like father: The class of 2024’s Craig Barnett joins his daughter, Alex, class of 2022, at the CVM.
  • To the class of 2024’s Kinnidy Coley, the CVM has always felt like home.
  • Raena Eldridge was a champion swimmer and award-winning scholar as an undergraduate. Now she’s excited to join a new team — the CVM class of 2024.
  • Meet the 100 extraordinary DVM students of the CVM class of 2024.

Diversity and Inclusion

  • Allen Cannedy interviewed by the Veterinary Viewfinder podcast about fostering diversity in veterinary medicine and the challenges faced by minorities in the field.

Donors and Support

  • Elisa Meier’s determination to hold down student debt and her passion for community service made the member of the class of 2021 a natural fit for the Annable Scholarship.

In the Spotlight

Uniquely NC State: The CVM’s Teaching Animal Unit and pastures are featured by the university as one of its distinctive “Hallowed Places.”

Faculty and Staff

  • Anthony Blikslager honored with the 2020 AVMA Clinical Research Award.

    Duncan Lascelles is one of just a few researchers worldwide focused on treating pain in companion animals.

  • Duncan Lascelles talks about canine osteoarthritis signs, cancer pain and more in an episode of the Canine Cancer Academy podcast.
  • John Bonagura talks about feline heart conditions for owners to look out for.
  • Welcome to the CVM family: Meet Carrie Jacobs, assistant clinical professor of equine surgery.
  • Research led by Ke Cheng may lead to more effective treatments for baldness.
  • Archie, a German shepherd blood donor owned by Christine Casavant, featured in a canine calendar.
  • Margaret Gruen and Sara Bennett talk to Popular Science about how to help pets with separation anxiety.
  • This year’s North Carolina Veterinary Conference will be virtual and on demand starting Oct. 1.

Alumni and Students

  • The class of 2021’s Aimee Sink and the class of 2022’s Courtney Wicker receive American Kennel Club Veterinary Outreach Scholarships.
  • CVM graduate Sam Young (DVM, ’11) gives a behind-the-scenes look at working with sharks at the Greensboro Science Center.
  • The class of 2021’s Caroline Schlaeppi Fisher receives a Boehringer Ingelheim Veterinary Scholar honorable mention.
  • The class of 2020’s Allison Baucom, Abby Lane and Joseph Wiggins — three Rowan Countians — profiled in the September issue of Salisbury the Magazine (registration/subscription required).