News and Updates, February 2020

Faculty and Staff

  • North Carolina communications leader — and NC State alum — Mike Charbonneau named CVM director of communications and marketing.
  • The World Health Organization designates the CVM’s Department of Population Health and Pathobiology as a collaborating center to combat antimicrobial resistance.
  • Barbara Sherry talks with WRAL about what the public should know about the new coronavirus.
  • New to the CVM family: Meet Colleen Vargas, radiation oncology service veterinary technician.
  • Meet Thiago Silva, clinical assistant professor of ruminant theriogenology.
  • Meet Jamie Digesare, student services registrar.
  • Hoth Therapeutics announces collaboration with Glenn Cruse to carry out a preclinical study using gene therapy to treat asthma.
  • Diane Deresienski sets the record straight with WRAL about flea and tick medication risks. Full interview:
  • New research led by Ke Cheng shows that platelet microparticles can effectively deliver therapeutic drugs directly to the heart following a heart attack.
  • Throughout their time at the CVM, students receive financial guidance and advice from Andrew Rotz. Here are a few of his fantastic tips.

 In the Spotlight

Semper Fi-Do: A Marine K-9’s journey from serious injury to remarkable recovery.

Alumni and Students

  • The Class of 2022’s Samantha Zurlinden has never been afraid to pursue her dreams. The Annable Scholarship has been the stuff her dreams are made of.
  • The Class of 2011’s Amanda Gambill opens her own veterinary hospital in her hometown of Marble, N.C.
  • The first graduates of the NC State-Ceva Specialist in Poultry Medicine certificate program honored during ceremony on campus.
  • The CVM’s Veterinary Business Management Association student chapter wins the Most Collaborative Event Award at the organization’s national conference.
  • The Class of 2019 gives back to the SimLab that gaver them so much as students.

Donors and Support

  • When Lori Wooten’s Labrador retriever, Max, was diagnosed with lymphoma she almost lost hope. That changed when she came to the NC State Veterinary Hospital, with help from the Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund.
  • After their extraordinary journey together, Sid Braff and Jackie Jaloszynski honored cardiology resident Anna McManamey with a Coat of Excellence.
  • After rare albino guinea pig Rebecca was diagnosed with a mammary tumor, followed by a. cancer, scare, the Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund offered much-needed support.