UGA CVM International Program: Special Project Examples

Special Project Examples

Alex Glover, Class of 2010

Alexandria D. Glover, Class of 2010

International Externship(s): Dairy production in Uganda; Study on rabies, Chinese CDC, Beijing

Language: French

Special Project: Overview of dairy production practices, Uganda Department of Animal Science, RESEARCH

Current Position: UC Davis Tulare, residency/Master's program in dairy health

Lisa Last, Class of 2010

Lisa Last, Class of 2010

International Externship(s): Clinical veterinary medicine, Chile

Language: Spanish

Special Project: Translation of medical forms for Athens Area Human Society, Department of Romance Languages (Spanish)

Yandace Brown, Class of 2009

Yandace Brown, Class of 2009 (left)

International Externship(s): Caribbean externship with CVO

Language: Spanish

Special Project: Moslem attitudes toward pets, an overview, Department of Religion, POWERPOINT

John Bryan, Class of 2008

John Bryan, Class of 2008

International Externship(s): Study on medicine plants, Gabon Primate study, Wildlife Conservation Society, Gabon

Language: French

Special Project: Catalogue of medicinal plants, Gabon Department of Botany, PAPER

Current Position: Chief veterinarian, National Park Services, Fort Collins, Colorado

Emmanuel Rollin, Class of 2008

Emmanuel Rollin, Class of 2008 (right)

International Externship(s): Cross-border trafficking of cattle, Texas-Mexico border, USDA-APHIS

Language: French

Special Project: Potential costs of BSE to the US economy, Department of Agricultural Economics, College of Agriculture, PAPER

Current Position:Clinical Assistant Professor, Dairy Production Medicine, UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

Shanna Siegel, Class of 2006

International Externship(s): Large animal medicine and pathology, University of Santa Maria, Brazil

Language: Spanish

Special Project: Bioterror Agents: a Primer, for investigator at NIH, NOTEBOOK

Robin Sturtz, Class of 2004

Robin Sturtz, Class of 2004 (far right)

International Externship(s): Public health diagnostic laboratory, Mexico City; Production animal agriculture, Brazil

Language: Spanish

Special Project: Zoonotic concerns in student travel, UGA Student Health Center, WEB PAGES

Current Position: Director of Veterinary Technician training, LaGuardia College, New York

Gaby Flacke, Class of 2003

Gaby Flacke, Class of 2003

International Externship(s): Reproduction in elephants, South Africa; Control of poultry diseases, Argentina

Language: German

Special Project: Mycobacterium bovis in lions in Kruger park Department of Ecology, RESEARCH PAPER

Current Position: Wildlife medicine, Southern Africa

Katie Kurkjian, Class of 2003

Katie Kurkjian, Class of 2003 (right)

International Externship(s): Control of Transboundary Animal Diseases, Chile; Reproduction in elephants, South Africa

Language: Spanish

Special Project: Health effects as a result of industrial stream pollution, Eastern Europe, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, RESEARCH PAPER

Current Position: Completed MPH, EIS, now with Virginia Department of Health

Carrie McColgan, Class of 2003

Carrie McColgan, Class of 2003

International Externship(s): Marketing of milk from small production facilities, Kenya; International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi

Language: Spanish

Special Project: Herding practices in East Africa, College of Agriculture, PAPER

Leilani Alvarez, Class of 2002

Leilani Alvarez, Class of 2002

International Externship(s): Small animal medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland; CDC OC Hubert Fellowship, viruses in bats in Cambodia

Language: Spanish

Special Project: Changes in border regulations regarding pets, European Union, Department of Political Science, PAPER

Current Position: Small animal medicine, New York