Archive for the ‘Pathology’ Category
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“The University of Georgia is one of the leading research institutions in the world tackling zoonotic spillover,” said Justin Bahl, comparative geneticist and associate professor in the College of Public Health and College of Veterinary Medicine at UGA. “We are studying the human and environmental systems in which these zoonotic infections arise and identifying possible […]
Dr. Kaori Sakamoto, associate professor of anatomic pathology, has recently been named the director of wellness and wellbeing for the Association of Asian American Veterinary Medical Professionals (AAVMP). In this role, Dr. Sakamoto will be responsible for developing wellness workshops and opportunities designed to improve wellbeing and promoting positive mental […]
Dr. K. Paige Carmichael is a professor of veterinary pathology in the College of Veterinary Medicine and previously served as the College’s associate dean for academic affairs. After receiving her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Tuskegee University, Dr. Carmichael came to UGA to complete a pathology residency and PhD in […]
Dr. Corrie Brown has been recognized for the second time in as many months. This week, Dr. Brown was named this year’s AAVMC Billy E. Hooper Award for Distinguished Service recipient. Per the AAVMC, this award is presented each year to an individual “whose leadership and vision has made a […]
Dr. Corrie Brown, Josiah Meigs and University Professor of pathology, was recognized earlier this month as a Distinguished Member by the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) at its 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting. Per the ACVP, “Distinguished Members are ACVP Diplomates who have rendered exceptionally distinguished service to the College […]
The College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce the hire of Dr. Binu Velayudhan as the director of the Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (AVDL), effective January 1, 2021. Dr. Velayudhan currently serves as the assistant director of laboratories at the North Carolina Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories in Raleigh, NC. Prior […]
The Department of Pathology celebrated a successful year’s end. Seven students and faculty were presented awards at three recent annual meetings. The American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) and the American Society for Veterinary Clinical Pathology’s (ASVCP) concurrent annual meeting was held in San Antonio, Texas; the Entomological Society of […]
On November 21, it was announced that the Flint River Soil and Water Conservation District was awarded $1.5 million for a three year project in the Feral Swine Eradication and Control Pilot Program in the Albany project area. The Albany project area includes parts of Calhoun, Baker, Terrell, and Dougherty […]
Kaori Sakamoto, associate professor of pathology and director of the Comparative Biomedical Sciences Program at the College, has been selected for the 2019-2020 Southeastern Conference Academic Leadership Development Fellowship. This program is designed to enhance the skills of faculty and early-career administrators in SEC institutions and prepare them for the […]
When Moges Woldemeskel Woldemariam, professor of veterinary pathology and section head of histopathology and necropsy at the Tifton Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Lab, taught in Ethiopia early in his career, he was the only trained pathologist at the only veterinary school in the country. Now, there are more than a […]
The College of Veterinary Medicine today announced that it has hired Dr. Jesse Hostetter to lead its renowned veterinary pathology department. Hostetter currently serves as professor and director of comparative pathology service and graduate education in the Department of Veterinary Pathology at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in […]
The Tifton veterinary diagnostic laboratory recently hosted undergraduate students from Fort Valley State University and local Tift county high school students for a day-long workshop on veterinary career options.
Paige Carmichael, professor of veterinary pathology, was one of three awarded the President’s Fulfilling the Dream award at the 2019 Freedom Breakfast. The award is given to people in the university and Athens community who are actively striving to make Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dreams of racial justice and […]
Hemant Naikare, director of the Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic and Investigational Laboratory in Tifton, is committed to introducing students—in 4-H, middle school, high school and at the undergraduate level—to the field of veterinary medicine.