News and Updates, January 2020

Faculty and Staff

  • New to the CVM family: Meet Sarah Townsend, assistant professor of soft tissue and oncologic surgery. http://ow.ly/cqBf50y31uA
  • Meet Meri Wickenhofer, counseling services associate. http://ow.ly/K8OO50xX5KO
  • Meet Ashley Bell, clinical veterinary pharmacist. http://ow.ly/oPgM50xRcbW
  • When both sides of Amelia’s udder kept unexpectedly lactating even after medication, the farm animal service team tried a different approach for the beloved pet goat. http://ow.ly/KjAn50y22Sh
  • Researchers including Ed Breitschwerdt and Erin Lashnits find a high amount of Bartonella bacteria in tumors and tissues in dogs with hemangiosarcoma. http://ow.ly/jzfY50xWuJB
  • Rocio Crespo launches the CVM’s first poultry mobile service. http://ow.ly/zcjB50y6QhC
  • Anthony Blikslager offers insight on the different types of equine colic. http://ow.ly/utG150xRpIw
  • Visiting researcher and Fulbright Scholar Valeriia Yustyniuk from Ukraine chats about coming to the CVM to study food security with professor Maria Correa. http://ow.ly/12UT50xYapg
  • One of the CVM’s biggest initiatives of the new year: “building an inclusive college community and a culture of pride and integrity,” says Sheri Renno. http://ow.ly/iaEL50xWb3w
  • David Dorman blogs about his experience as a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Eastern Finland – Kuopio. http://ow.ly/npzp50xVxER
  • Geof Smith sheds light on how best to care for dairy calves during winter. http://ow.ly/7i6p50xSmcy
  • Scientific American highlights the CVM’s translational cancer research. http://ow.ly/ZIu350xPkCa
  • Margaret Gruen talks with Woman’s Day about the complexities of canine intelligence. http://ow.ly/ZK9P50xPcKX
  • Jody Gookin discusses canine gallbladder mucoceles, an increasingly common and potentially deadly disease, with the Morris Animal Foundation. http://ow.ly/kuvJ50xE6cb

Alumni and Students

  • The Class of 2011’s Sara Dillon Hough named regional technical services manager for DSM. http://ow.ly/cES250y2hMV
  • For the Class of 2021’s Cheryl Heitzman, working with the CVM’s Turtle Rescue Team has been unforgettable. http://ow.ly/8m6850xV9tA
  • The Class of 2022’s Anna Beam-Mitchell takes her love of exercise to the next level as an NC State Wellness and Recreation fitness instructor. http://ow.ly/brTT50y5cwa

Donors and Support

  • Thanks to support from the Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Fund, Carmen Hathcock and her family were able to spend more previous time with their ferret, Harley. http://ow.ly/hiUu50y40J
  • Rottweiler Mick was treated for osteosarcoma with a therapeutic combination never attempted before, thanks to help from the Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Fund. http://ow.ly/f9A050xQu4M