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Universal Flu Shot May Be Nearing Reality

Source: Science News
Published: Oct 16, 2017

Article on the potential of a universal flu vaccine featuring Dr. Ted Ross, director of the Center for Vaccines and Immunology

Pawless poodle to be fitted with prosthetics

Source: FOX 13
Published: Jun 11, 2015

Rabbit has an appointment at the University of Georgia Veterinary Hospital to be fitted with prosthetic paws.

New vet hospital opening

Published: May 07, 2015

The Faulkners are both alumni of the UGA CVM and recently opened their own veterinary hospital in Fayette County, W. Va.

Veterinary academic leaders recognized for achievements

Source: JAVMA News
Published: May 01, 2015

Dr. K. Paige Carmichael (Tuskegee ’87) was honored with the Iverson Bell Award for her contributions to advancing inclusion and diversity in academic veterinary medicine.

Georgia grad a key part of Kentucky Derby

Published: May 01, 2015

"Foster Northrop, a graduate of the University of Georgia veterinary school in 1989, arrives at Churchill Downs on Derby Day long before the rooster flexes his vocal cords. For the genial veterinarian, Derby Day is the longest day, with the first race at 10:30 in the morning and the last at 8:05 in the evening."

UGA research links prescribed burning to reduced tick populations

Published: Apr 30, 2015

According to newly published University of Georgia research, tick populations can be managed through a technique called prescribed burning. (Release quotes Roy Berghaus, an epidemiologist at the CVM)

Your Cat Is Trying to Talk to You

Source: NY Magazine
Published: Apr 29, 2015

"... there’s a growing belief that cats are as expressive as dogs, argues Sharon Crowell-Davis, a professor of veterinary behavior at the University of Georgia, who recently gave a presentation on the subject at a conference for cat behaviorists in Atlanta."

Wild bird testing shows no signs yet of avian flu

Source: MPR News
Published: Apr 29, 2015

SCWDS' David Stallknecht is quoted in an article about widespread suspected avian flu infections in poultry flocks in Minnesota — none have tested positive for the H5N2 virus.

Backyard chickens and bird flu: What are the dangers?

Published: Apr 24, 2015

"When the cackling got going during the debate about backyard chickens in Athens-Clarke County, noise and disagreeable odors took to roost at the top of resident’s concerns. What people were not talking about was the potentially catastrophic outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest and on the West Coast."

Article quotes David Stallknecht of the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study (SCWDS).

Candlelight memorial service will be held for UGA faculty, staff, students

Published: Apr 20, 2015

Release includes Sina Shayegan, a first-year veterinary medicine student from Cumming, who passed away in the fall of 2014.

Conference explores cat behavior issues

Published: Apr 15, 2015

Cats are not anti-social," says veterinary behaviorist Dr. Sharon Crowell-Davis, professor of behavior and anatomy at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine, Athens, speaking at the 2015 International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants Feline Behavior Conference here April 11-12.

Obituary: Dr. W.J. "Dub" Greenway

Source: AJC
Published: Apr 10, 2015

Dr. Greenway was a 1951 graduate of the CVM and a longtime supporter of the College.

Obituary: Dr. Jack Shirley

Published: Apr 08, 2015

Dr. Shirley was a 1954 graduate of the CVM

Teddy bear surgery a hit, as usual, at vet school open house

Published: Apr 04, 2015

For someone 6 years old, or thereabouts, just about everything seemed unbearably thrilling at the University of Georgia School of Veterinary Medicine’s annual open house on Friday.

Transition Cow Conference coming

Published: Apr 01, 2015

One of our large animal medicine faculty members, Dr. Amelia Woolums, will present a session at this conference: Managing for Optimal Immunity. Woolums’ session will arm participants with ways to prevent illness and boost a dairy’s bottom line.


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