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News and updates, May 2018

Faculty and Staff

  • David Dorman leads a study on the potential olfactory prowess of dogs to detect certain forms of cancer. https://goo.gl/knY3W9
  • The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association showcases the CVM’s groundbreaking approach to ethical issues in veterinary medicine. https://goo.gl/E4esp4
  • Video: Anthony Blikslager and Mathew Gerard part of team that took the first-ever CT scan of a live rhinoceros. https://goo.gl/Un8acH
  • Steve Marks talks with WRAL about understanding the risks associated with anesthesia. https://goo.gl/aTWtYw
  • Eleanor Hawkins chats with PetMD about enrolling pets in clinical trials. https://goo.gl/M8rBzm
  • Sherry Buckles named CVM executive director of development. https://goo.gl/drrNGC

Alumni and Students

  • Class of 2018 story: A community unlike any other for John Griffioen. https://goo.gl/Bv1SVm
  • Class of 2018 story: The CVM community quickly felt like family to Sophie Amirsultan. https://goo.gl/e38MZN
  • Class of 2018 Story: George Schaaf opened his mind and heart during his CVM journey. https://goo.gl/xpEFk9
  • Class of 2018 story: For Olivia Myers, becoming a veterinarian in North Carolina fulfills a lifelong dream. https://goo.gl/nAv173
  • Class of 2018 story: The CVM provided the foundation of an extraordinary future for Amanda Szucsik. https://goo.gl/63Ng6N
  • Class of 2018 story: Cathy Mittenson’s all-around unforgettable experience. https://goo.gl/7Vx3Nw
  • Student Voice: Sam Tucker, of the Class of 2021, is an Army lieutenant and soon-to-be veterinarian, generations in the making. https://goo.gl/7hNPnP
  • Erin Malone (Class of 1989) receives the Outstanding Faculty Award from the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association. Malone is a professor at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. https://goo.gl/9uBA7L
  • Thomas Elding (master’s, 2001) named Petland’s consulting veterinarian. https://goo.gl/zJrXDZ
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Donors and Support

  • Susan Bashford’s love of horses and other animals is the underlying theme of her life. It is now showcased in a donation to NC State’s Gallop of Honor. https://goo.gl/c2P8Hk
  • When Ellen the pet rat with diagnosed with a particularly aggressive form of cancer, the CVM and the Petco Foundation stepped in to help. https://goo.gl/i4ae9b
  • A newly funded study led by Freya Mowat aims to help bring the American red wolf back from the brink of extinction. https://goo.gl/j4BpeF
  • Equine health projects from Lauren Schnabel and Jessica Gilbertie garner Morris Animal Foundation funding. https://goo.gl/wRGwyo