News and Updates, May 2019

Faculty and Staff

  • South Carolina K-9 deputy Kilo continues to do well following reconstructive surgery at the veterinary hospital to treat a gunshot wound to the leg.
  • The CVM partners with Senegal institute to fight infectious disease in West Africa.
  • A study led by Gustavo Machado tracking swine viruses in Brazil could help the American pork industry.
  • Edwin Hubble, a wayward grey seal who stopped at the veterinary hospital for an overnight medical watch, released back to the ocean.
  • The CVM honors its own — with a “Game of Thrones” theme — at the 35th annual awards banquet. /
  • New to the CVM family: Meet Erin Hopmans, Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center floor technician.
  • We are proud to stand with the LGBTQ+ veterinarian community and Pride VMC in support of World Pride 2019.
  • Steve Marks talks with WRAL about what to do if your pet is bitten by a snake.
  • Gustavo Machado leads research identifying areas at highest risk for outbreaks of lumpy skin disease virus in cattle.
  • Research projects in South Africa, Senegal and the Galápagos awarded funding from the CVM global health program.
  • Report co-authored by Mark Papich supports rational administration of gastroprotectants to dogs and cats.
  • Allen Cannedy featured in story about ensuring the personal safety of veterinarians.

Alumni and Students

  • A new life, unplanned, for Danielle Mzyk, a graduate of the dual DVM/Ph.D. program.
  • Nikesh Patel shares why he could not have accomplished what he has without help from his Pack.
  • For Kaytee McCullough, learning to trust and depend on her classmates was a vital part of the CVM experience.
  • With every patient, an indelible lesson for Tyler Perkins.
  • Caide Wooten shares his memories of a CVM journey, great and small.
  • Durham’s Eno Animal Hospital and its veterinarian, 2011 CVM graduate Michael Peace, donate life-saving tools to help pets caught in fires.

Donors and Support

  • Clarke Atkins and Bruce Keene discuss the impact of the Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professorship in Companion Animal Medicine.
  • Extraordinary care, extraordinary appreciation: Mike and Mary Jo Matthies’ CVM support is guided by a deep love of horses. /
  • A grant from the Petco Foundation and the Blue Buffalo Cancer Treatment Fund helps border terrier T-Bone and his family weather a medical storm.