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2012-06-26 10:32:06

'CATCH' and 'FETCH' scores help veterinarians and pet owners make critical decisions Quality of life has become accepted as an important predictor of survival among human patients with heart failure. Now veterinarians at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University have developed two surveys that may prove to be similarly useful in evaluating the quality of life for dogs and cats with heart disease. Known as "FETCH" (Functional Evaluation of Cardiac Health) and "CATCH"...

2012-05-31 11:01:41

Without immediate action, a new National Research Council report warns, the academic veterinary community could fail to prepare the next generation of veterinarians for faculty teaching and research positions as well as for jobs in state diagnostic laboratories, federal research and regulatory agencies, and the pharmaceutical and biologics industry. Although the supply of veterinarians is growing, more than half of veterinary students seek training in companion animal or pet medicine. In...

2012-03-26 10:24:24

In the news release, Addressing The Changing Dynamics of Food Animal Production and Implications for Academic Veterinary Medicine, issued 26-Mar-2012 by Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the first paragraph, first sentence, should read "...Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC)..." rather than "...Association of American Veterinary Medical Association (AAVMC)..." as originally issued...

2012-03-06 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In what is characteristically the largest one-day visit by academic veterinary leaders on Capitol Hill, the deans and department chairs of our nation's colleges of veterinary medicine (CVMs) and comparative medicine are planning to meet with congressional representatives and staff on Thursday, March 8, to raise awareness about the need to support veterinary medical education. As in previous years, the Association of American Veterinary...

2012-02-20 08:00:00

Groundbreaking Partnership Between Academia and Industry Aims to Provide an Unparalleled Online Learning Experience to Help Meet the Needs of an Evolving Veterinary Profession Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences have announced today a groundbreaking partnership with Pfizer Animal Health. This unique partnership between academia and industry will deliver the...

2012-02-17 07:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) announced today that it has awarded the 2012 AAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award to Dr. Lonnie King, dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. The award will be presented March 10 at the AAVMC's Annual Conference in Alexandria, Va. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120217/DC55207) "Dr. King is an expert in One...

2012-01-13 10:43:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Professor and veterinarian Anton Hoffman of Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has been chosen by the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) to receive the 2011 national Pfizer Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award, the most prestigious teaching award in veterinary medicine in the United States. The award will be presented at the AAVMC annual conference in...

2011-12-20 09:59:00

Animal/Human Connection Means That Veterinarians Monitor Emerging Diseases, Work To Keep People Healthy, Too WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's not a matter of if a worldwide pandemic will strike but when, say experts like veterinarian and epidemiologist Jonna Mazet, a professor in the Department of Medicine and Epidemiology in the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. That's why Mazet, who leads an early warning pandemic...

2011-11-09 10:06:00

Dr. Bess Pierce at VMRCVM is one such veterinarian WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, it's timely to consider that it's not only humans who serve in our nation's military. There are also more than 2,500 military working dogs (MWDs) on duty worldwide and Colonel Bess Pierce, DVM, DABVP, DACVIM, associate professor at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (VMRCVM), is one of the veterinarians responsible for...

2011-11-07 15:13:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Animal Medical Center (AMC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard E. Goldstein, DVM, DACVIM, DECVIM-CA to the position of Chief of Medicine. In addition to his duties within the internal medicine department, as chief of medicine Dr. Goldstein will oversee the function of many of The AMC departments, including emergency medicine and critical care, oncology, cardiology, community practice, dermatology and the rehabilitation and fitness...