November 28, 2018
Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur
Thakur compared the genomes of over 200 different strains of Salmonella, looking for genetic similarities across strains. He spoke with the Abstract about what this work can tell us, and how it may help to keep us and our food supply safe.
November 28, 2018
Five Questions with Dean Lunn: Launching the Global Health Program
NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine is merging global health research with the existing education program to create a single Global Health program. By streamlining these efforts, the new program will unite the strengths of both research faculty and teaching faculty to increase the global impact of the college.
August 18, 2018
Tackling Health Challenges, 7,500 Miles Away
They may step out of the classroom during the summer, but NC State Veterinary Medicine students don’t stray far from their chosen field. This summer, three students worked on global health research projects, a required component of the certificate program...
July 19, 2018
Two CVM Global Health Collaborations Receive Funding
The UGPN’s Research Collaboration Fund supports the work of its member institutions: NC State University, the University of São Paulo, the University of Surrey and the University of Wollongong.
May 11, 2018
Sid Thakur Named NC State Veterinary Medicine’s Director of Global Health
Siddhartha “Sid” Thakur has been named NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s director of global health, a key leadership position reflective of the CVM’s commitment to solving some of the world’s greatest health challenges facing animals, humans and the environment. The position, effective July 1, is part of the development of a formal global
April 22, 2018
Stringer Receives Fellowship for Global Health Research Project
Andrew Stringer has been a pivotal part of CVM’s commitment to fighting AMR and strengthening global health since arriving at the college in 2015...
April 4, 2018
New Master’s Program Offers Global Health Focus for Vet Students
During a trip to Uganda last summer, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student Elsa Sanabria was an eyewitness to the unique power veterinarians have to strengthen global health. She was traveling with nine other vet students and Andrew Stringer, the CVM’s director of global health education and a clinical assistant professor in the Department
March 25, 2018
Global Health Project Breaks Down Veterinary Library Borders
Kris Alpi, director of the William Rand Kenan Jr. Veterinary Medicine Library, is the recipient of a scholarship for a collaborative approach to making pharmacy literature more accessible to around the world. The Medical Library Association awarded Alpi its Librarians without Borders Ursula Poland International Scholarship for a research project aiming to streamline availability of
March 25, 2018
Thakur Earns Grant for Antimicrobial Surveillance Partnerships in India
A new NC State College of Veterinary Medicine project to strengthen the global fight against antimicrobial resistance has received an Internationalized Seed Grant from the university. The project is from Siddhartha “Sid” Thakur, CVM associate professor of molecular epidemiology and associate director of the Emerging and Infectious Disease Program at the Comparative Medicine Institute. His