March 14, 2019
New to the CVM Family: Meet Megan Millman
As the new floating clinical technician at the NC State Veterinary Hospital, every day is different for Megan Millman. But Millman’s mission always remains the same: providing extraordinary care for companion animals. Originally from Oriental, N.C., near New Bern, she brings a strong passion for animals and a background in large animal medicine, general practice
March 13, 2019
NC State, NC Horse Council Forge Partnership Focused on Equine Industry
The leadership of North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the NC Horse Council met recently to discuss needs and opportunities for the state’s equine industry. The equine industry is a vital component of the North Carolina agricultural industry, providing a major contribution to the state’s
March 12, 2019
A Passion for Poultry Health
She begins, as she usually does, with a smile and a laugh. “I need to show you something,” Rocio Crespo, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s new professor of poultry health management, says from behind her desk. In one swift movement she turns her chair around, switches her computer off sleep mode and pulls up
March 11, 2019
What Not To Miss at the 2019 CVM Open House
Springtime means Open House time at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. It’s the one day a year where the general public can get behind-the-scenes looks at the world-leading veterinary medicine and research conducted every day on our campus. As always, there’s a little something for everyone at this year’s event (9 a.m.-3 p.m.
March 4, 2019
News and Updates, February 2019
Extraordinary alum: The Class of 2018’s Cameron Boggs sets up shop in Sandhills horse country. https://goo.gl/4YAxdP Perry Jameson (DVM, ‘91) talks about how far veterinary medicine has come in 30 years. https://goo.gl/rzwYXV Federal veterinarians, including U.S. Department of Agriculture scientist Megan Sission (DVM, ‘16), reflect on their career following the government shutdown. https://goo.gl/9bnvEh The Technician
February 27, 2019
Patient Spotlight: A Joint Effort to Manage Hip Pain
Liesel stole the hearts of Ed and Ingrid Carney at 4 months old. The Carneys had planned to add a dog to their family in Cary, N.C., having previously rescued greyhounds and setters. They were ready to try something new and had a plan that did not include adopting a rescue or a German shepherd
February 25, 2019
What is it Like to Give a Polar Bear Anesthesia for 8 Hours?
On Feb. 4, Vigani, an NC State College of Veterinary Medicine clinical assistant professor, managed anesthesia during orthopedic surgery on the leg of Nora, a polar bear at the Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City. A week earlier, 3-year-old Nora had broken her right humerus, likely while roughhousing in her enclosure.
February 25, 2019
February 2019 Research Roundup
A look at some of the newest published studies coming out of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine...
February 13, 2019
CVM Service Dog Research Awarded $1.5 Million NIH Grant
The research project focuses on the emotional and cognitive development of working dog puppies during different growth stages to get a better understanding of how service dog traits develop.
February 13, 2019
Early Success Shown in Alternative Therapy for Equine Eye Disease
An innovative stem cell therapy first used at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine shows strong promise in treating a chronic equine eye disease. In a new proof-of-concept study, stem cells were injected under the conjunctiva, the membrane covering the front of the eye, of four horses not responding well to the usual treatment