News and updates, September 2017

Faculty and Staff

  • John Barnes inducted into the American Association of Avian Pathologists hall of honor.
  • Santosh Mishra’s research could spell relief for those with chronic skin conditions.
  • Brenda Stevens named president-elect of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association.
  • Mini guts: Tiny cellular worlds, big medical breakthrough in treating colic from the lab of Liara Gonzalez.
  • Christopher Walker reveals what the dental development of human relative Homo naledi can tell us about the evolution of our own species.
  • The Veterinary Hospital’s equine ophthalmology services reports treating an increased number of horses with fungal keratitis.

Alumni and Students

  • Sydney Desmarais, Class of 2007, remodels and reopens the only veterinary clinic in Big Sky, Mont.
  • World-renowned wildlife pathologist Linda Lowenstine to speak at the CVM on Oct. 5.
  • Two CVM students honored at the annual American Association Bovine Practitioners Conference.
  • Class of 2021 profile: Sarah Moyer brings an uplifting spirit — and winemaking experience — to the CVM.
  • Class of 2021 profile: Tommy Burdette — Air Force captain, intelligence officer and now a veterinarian-in-training.
  • Class of 2021 profile: Emily Gidcumb is a scientist who has found her calling at the CVM. 
  • Class of 2021 profile: How Miriam Chari learned to embrace life’s greatest challenges.

Donors and Support

  • Thanks to advanced treatment at NC State through the Petco Foundation, Dexter the dog will have much more time with his new family.