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The third International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface will take place August 6-8 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. To register, click here.
ICOPHAI was created to promote "collaboration, communication and knowledge-sharing among scientific leaders from areas where diseases are most likely to emerge." This is important for creating a difference in global health at the human, animal and ecosystem levels.
The 26 students participating in the Veterinary Scholar Summer Research Program, managed by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies, and have already started working on research projects that range from the health of animals to the safety of food products, to understanding the basic mechanisms of disease.
And the leg bone's connected to the...printer? The introduction of 3-D printing technology is changing the world in unexpected ways. At the College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Tatiana Motta is using a 3-D printer to create canine leg bones for students to use in surgical training workshops.
Many people know that diseases can be transmitted from animals to humans, but few consider the risks correlated with household pets.
Dr. Meghan Herron, behavior specialist in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, will lecture on the social and behavioral nature of puppies and how to use this knowledge when introducing them into a home. She will give her lecture, "Starting Off on the Right Paw - The Basics of Puppy Behavior and Problem Prevention," from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on April 21 in the Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium.
Friends and family come together each spring to celebrate student achievement at the White Coat Ceremony. The coats are given to incoming fourth-years at an annual ceremony, signifying their entry into the clinical portion of the DVM program, during which they receive their white lab coats. The white coat is a symbol of the knowledge our students have gained during their first three years of veterinary education.
The Class of 2017 is extremely excited to formally invite you to the Eighth Annual Furball, which will be held on Friday, April 10.
Today, we are taking a moment to be grateful for our supporters! The students who entrust us with their education, the animal owners who trust us to care for their animals, the supporters who generously fund important projects that help us advance health for animals and people.
April 6-11 is National Public Health Week, sponsored by the American Public Health Association. The world of veterinary medicine is laregely involved in public health initiatives, and one way the College of Veterinary Medicine is taking part in National Public Health Week is with the Farm to Table Luncheon and Vendor Fair, which will be held April 9 in the Ross Heart Hospital Auditorium & Lobby.