Archive for the ‘Office of Research and Graduate Affairs’ Category
CVM alums form organizations for cultural change
It is no secret that veterinary medicine is lacking diversity. Once dubbed the “whitest profession” in the United States by The Atlantic, veterinary medicine is 90% white (down from 96.5% in 2013 when the article was written) and 71% female. And while this is a step toward a more inclusive […]
Personnel changes to Office of Research and Graduate and Faculty Affairs
The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is pleased to announce reorganization and additions to the Office of Research and Faculty and Graduate Affairs, including the newly appointed assistant dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Dr. Susan M. Williams has been appointed interim assistant dean of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Williams […]
CVM faculty member to lead new NIH Collaborative Influenza Vaccine Innovation Center
The University of Georgia has signed a contract with the National Institutes of Health for an initial award of $8 million to develop a new, more advanced influenza vaccine designed to protect against multiple strains of influenza virus in a single dose. The total funding could be up to $130 […]
Zoobiquity conference to bring together animal and human health professionals in Atlanta
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, in partnership with Emory University and the Clinical Translational Science Alliance (CTSA), will host Zoobiquity ATL September 13, 2019 at the Emory Conference Center in Atlanta. The latest in a long line of conferences celebrating the best-selling book Zoobiquity, the conference will […]
New professional master’s program offered by the College of Veterinary Medicine
The College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Georgia has announced the formation of a one-year, non-thesis professional master’s program.
Another successful Science of Veterinary Symposium
The 11th Annual Science of Veterinary Medicine took place on October 11th with keynote speaker Amy Vincent, DVM, Phd, Lead Scientist at the USDA-Agriculture Research Service (ARS), National Animal Disease Center (NADC) in Ames, Iowa. Despite a hurricane delay, the day was an excellent showcase of the breadth of research being conducted at UGA CVM with oral and poster presentations by trainees at all levels form undergrads and vet students to post docs and interns.
UGA CVM accepted as member of Clinical and Translational Science Award One Health Alliance
The University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine has been accepted as a member of the Clinical and Translational Science Award One Health Alliance (COHA).
Students spur animal health innovation at hackathon
Hackathon winners develop innovative solutions for feeding pets, disease detection for backyard chickens and for supporting surgery and care of pets
Two DVM/MPH dual degree students selected to join the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service
John Rossow and Yaribel Torres-Mendoza will begin a two-year, on-the-job training and service fellowship in epidemiology following their graduation in May. Both students are enrolled in a dual degree program that will see them graduate with a master’s degree in public health and a doctorate in veterinary medicine.
College Holds Annual Science of Veterinary Medicine Symposium
The College of Veterinary Medicine recently held its annual Science of Veterinary Medicine Symposium.