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News and Updates, May 2017

Faculty and Staff

  • When he’s not teaching anatomy, Christopher Walker is helping to decode the human family tree.
  • Glenn Cruse’s innovative research attacking allergies at their source could help animals and humans.
  • Steve Marks discusses how snakes pose danger to pets during summer with WRAL.
  • The Veterinary Hospital partners with Duke to perform a rare heart operation on a dog.
  • An 8-year-old Philadelphia girl is the first to try a promising cancer drug developed by Ken Adler.
  • A look at our work with NC State Extension and Fort Bragg to provide farm training to U.S. soldiers.
  • The Veterinary Hospital’s hyperthyroid cat clinic revives the feline spirit.
  • Shweta Trivedi, VetPac adviser and CVM admissions committee member, takes home a Chancellor’s Creating Community Award.

Alumni and Students

  • Students, faculty honored at 33rd annual CVM awards banquet.
  • Class of 1999’s Wendy Ying interviews her former dean, Oscar Fletcher, on her radio program.
  • NC State’s 10th class of Goodnight Scholars includes three students coming to the CVM in the fall, a new record.
  • House Salmon wins the inaugural CVM House Cup.
  • Graduate student Danielle Mzyk honored for her pet adoption volunteer work.
  • Former intern Sarah Blackwell featured in U.S. News and World Report for her on-the-road vet service.
  • Class of 2020’s Dallas Clontz one of two students nationally awarded an Elanco Memorial Scholarship.

Donors and Support

  • CVM accounting technician CarLotta Mitchell’s salute to her beloved dog Sergeant Mitchell.
  • NC State alum Kathryn Hair’s love and passion for animals connects her to the CVM.
  • Oscar the African grey parrot treated for skin cancer thanks to a generous grant from the Petco Foundation.