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. ow.ly/gzsz50umZ00
  • The CVM partners with Senegal institute to fight infectious disease in West Africa. ow.ly/1Y2250umZc2
  • A study led by Gustavo Machado tracking swine viruses in Brazil could help the American pork industry. ow.ly/YXpm50u27tK
  • Edwin Hubble, a wayward grey seal who stopped at the veterinary hospital for an overnight medical watch, released back to the ocean. ow.ly/FK9k50uoDZq
  • The CVM honors its own — with a “Game of Thrones” theme — at the 35th annual awards banquet. /ow.ly/Kyhf50ubqH0
  • New to the CVM family: Meet Erin Hopmans, Equine and Farm Animal Veterinary Center floor technician. ow.ly/5w0e50ua1jg
  • We are proud to stand with the LGBTQ+ veterinarian community and Pride VMC in support of World Pride 2019. ow.ly/IKWc50tUFdz
  • Steve Marks talks with WRAL about what to do if your pet is bitten by a snake. http://ow.ly/xEWB50uracq
  • Gustavo Machado leads research identifying areas at highest risk for outbreaks of lumpy skin disease virus in cattle. http://ow.ly/d7b450usa2S
  • Research projects in South Africa, Senegal and the Galápagos awarded funding from the CVM global health program. ow.ly/kwQb50us4Om
  • Report co-authored by Mark Papich supports rational administration of gastroprotectants to dogs and cats. http://ow.ly/ipsk50usafX
  • Allen Cannedy featured in story about ensuring the personal safety of veterinarians. http://ow.ly/JqeN50usamU

Alumni and Students

  • A new life, unplanned, for Danielle Mzyk, a graduate of the dual DVM/Ph.D. program. ow.ly/TinL50u6oLl
  • Nikesh Patel shares why he could not have accomplished what he has without help from his Pack. ow.ly/EQw550u5bT1
  • For Kaytee McCullough, learning to trust and depend on her classmates was a vital part of the CVM experience. ow.ly/wvy350u3xvA
  • With every patient, an indelible lesson for Tyler Perkins. ow.ly/qNfW50u1KWZ
  • Caide Wooten shares his memories of a CVM journey, great and small. ow.ly/pxlU50un0B5
  • Durham’s Eno Animal Hospital and its veterinarian, 2011 CVM graduate Michael Peace, donate life-saving tools to help pets caught in fires. ow.ly/2LJn50umZ8d

Donors and Support

  • Clarke Atkins and Bruce Keene discuss the impact of the Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professorship in Companion Animal Medicine. http://ow.ly/pMOB50ure3v
  • Extraordinary care, extraordinary appreciation: Mike and Mary Jo Matthies’ CVM support is guided by a deep love of horses. /ow.ly/DPBa50uleaj
  • 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. ow.ly/BiLe50ubPe5