Archive for the ‘Wildlife’ Category

CVM announces new director for Athens Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

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 […]

Crash and Flash

Crash and Flash are wild eastern box turtles taken in by the Veterinary Teaching Hospital’s Wildlife Treatment Crew (WTC) after sustaining serious injuries. The WTC is a volunteer group of undergrad and DVM students overseen by senior DVM students and hospital clinicians. Participation in the Crew allows students to gain […]

CVM student awarded for distinguished service

Lyla Kotsch, second-year DVM student, was recently presented the Student American Veterinary Medical Association’s (SAVMA) John Pitts Award for Distinguished Service, and it’s easy to see why. This award is presented annually by the SAVMA president to a single student who has displayed exemplary service and dedication to the veterinary […]

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