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Latest Student American Veterinary Medical Association Stories

2014-04-10 08:30:52

Aligned missions provide opportunities to support education in veterinary medicine worldwide SHAWNEE, Kan., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a tradition of veterinary science and innovation, today, the International Veterinary Students' Association (IVSA) and Bayer HealthCare Animal Health announce a strategic partnership to raise awareness of global public health on topics of interest to students of veterinary medicine and veterinarians....

2014-02-20 23:01:50

Opens Door to Continued Professional Program Growth, Increases Academic Standards Harrogate, TN (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 The Commission on Colleges (COC) of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) notified Lincoln Memorial University (LMU) that it has approved the LMU-College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM). “Reaching this point in the development of our College of Veterinary Medicine is a landmark day for this institution and it demonstrates the investments the...

2014-02-07 20:20:59

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- President Barack Obama today signed the long-awaited Farm Bill at the Mary Anne McPhail Equine Performance Center at Michigan State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. The Farm Bill is only the second time that President Obama has signed legislation in a location other than the White House. This vital legislation has a far-reaching impact on the work veterinarians do every day to protect the health and welfare of both people...

2014-01-16 12:31:43

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At their January 11(th) meeting, American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) House of Delegates (HOD) voted to admit the American Academy of Veterinary Acupuncture (AAVA) into the HOD as a constituent allied veterinary organization. The AVMA-HOD is comprised of AVMA members from 70 state, territorial and allied veterinary medical groups. Association policies that affect the practice of veterinary medicine are set by HOD...

2013-12-11 16:25:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) changes to veterinary feed directive (VFD) regulations that will require veterinary oversight of antimicrobial use in livestock. The FDA's Final Guidance 213 establishes a three-year timeframe for phasing out growth-promotion uses of antibiotics important in human medicine and the phasing in of veterinary oversight. The changes...

2013-08-13 12:25:10

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Aspiring veterinarians and animal lovers of all ages can now test their skills diagnosing and treating animals through a new game developed by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130813/DC63358) "AVMA Animal Hospital" is available for free through Apple's AppStore, Google Play, and AVMA's website. The game takes place at a virtual veterinary clinic, where clients...

2013-07-30 12:29:36

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) has named Dr. Carlos Campos of Spring Hill, Florida "America's Favorite Veterinarian." The announcement was made earlier this month at the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) 2013 Annual Convention in Chicago. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130730/CG55591) Dr. Campos was nominated by Joan Spitrey, a client at San Francis Veterinary Hospital, the companion...

2013-06-20 16:26:36

Association ad on veterinary medicine in movie theaters in 7 cities, expected to be seen by 3.2 million people SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) is releasing an advertisement in movie theaters in select cities across the country beginning tomorrow to promote veterinary medicine during the AVMA's 150(th) anniversary celebration. "The goal of the ad is to promote the veterinary profession to the public, and to...

2013-04-23 12:29:07

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A major study released today by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and conducted by IHS Healthcare & Pharma in partnership with the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the State University of New York estimates an excess capacity of veterinary services in the United States. Specifically, the report indicates that the supply of veterinarians in the United States in 2012 was 90,200, and that supply exceeded the...

2013-03-25 23:02:27

In its fourth year, Zoetis veterinary medicine scholarship program aims to support veterinary education by contributing a total of $576,000 to deserving students MADISON, NJ (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 Today, in an effort to offset the significant costs associated with a veterinary education, 288 second- and third-year veterinary students at accredited universities throughout the United States and the Caribbean each received a $2,000 scholarship from Zoetis and the American Veterinary Medical...