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2012-04-10 10:21:40

WASHINGTON, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) has named Dr. Andrew Maccabe as its new executive director, effective May 15, 2012. Dr. Maccabe is currently employed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Emerging, Zoonotic, and Infectious Diseases. He serves as CDC's liaison to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, where he coordinates policy and programs between the two agencies. Prior...

2012-03-22 23:02:23

"Spring Training" Open House will feature allied health and other career-oriented programs. Phoenix, Ariz. (PRWEB) March 21, 2012 Anthem College-Phoenix invites the public to attend an Open House next Tuesday, March 27, from 9 am to 8 pm. The campus is located at 1515 E. Indian School Road, just west of State Route 51. Anthem College prepares students to enter allied health careers in Dental Assisting, Medical Assistant, and Pharmacy Technology. The College also trains students to prepare...

2012-03-19 10:24:30

VANCOUVER, Canada, March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Association for Veterinary Dermatology (WAVD) and the Executive Organizing Committee of the 7th World Congress of Veterinary Dermatology (WCVD7) invite veterinarians around the world to join dermatologists, dermatopathologists, researchers, clinicians and veterinary technicians to beautiful Vancouver, Canada for the WCVD7 to be held from July 24 to July 28, 2012. This is the second World Congress to be held in Canada as WCVD2 was...

2011-12-22 13:49:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The release of the movie "We Bought a Zoo" has prompted the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) to caution the public that buying zoo animals for private ownership is not only a dangerous idea, but it is often illegal as well. Zoos are important institutions in every community where they exist and help in global conservation efforts. Zoo animals deserve and require appropriate care provided by professionals....

2011-11-03 12:20:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) President Dr. Rene Carlson and AVMA CEO Dr. Ron DeHaven today presented U.S. Senator Tim Johnson, D-SD, with the AVMA Advocacy Award. The Advocacy Award is presented to an individual recognized for his or her significant leadership and contributions to advancing AVMA's legislative agenda and for supporting the veterinary profession. "The AVMA recognizes Senator Johnson for championing...

2011-10-10 09:58:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Oct. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During National Veterinary Technician Week (NVTW) October 9-15, 2011, the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) reminds everyone that "Pets and Vets Need Techs." Celebrated annually, National Veterinary Technician Week offers veterinarians and the public a chance to thank veterinary technicians for the important work they do in helping keep animals healthy. This year's theme--"Pets and Vets Need Techs"--focuses on how...

2011-10-07 09:36:00

ST. GEORGE'S, Grenada, Oct. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- St. George's University (SGU) School of Veterinary Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, announced that it has been granted full accreditation by the American Veterinary Medical Association's (AVMA) Council on Education (COE), the highest standard of achievement for veterinary medical education in the United States. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-09-29 13:05:00

Partnership with American Veterinary Medical Foundation will award up to $750,000 to students across veterinary medicine disciplines Madison, NJ (PRWEB) September 29, 2011 For the third consecutive year, Pfizer Animal Health and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation invite second- and third-year students of veterinary medicine to apply for the Pfizer Animal Health Scholarship. In an effort to help address rising school debt, up to 300 scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to...

2011-07-20 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Sunday, July 17, the board of directors of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) approved a report by the North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium (NAVMEC) on the future of veterinary medical education. The report, "Roadmap for Veterinary Medical Education in the 21st Century: Responsive, Collaborative, Flexible," emphasizes the need for groups involved in veterinary medical education,...

2011-07-09 00:00:31

High school students given opportunity to experience real life in veterinary medicine Madison, NJ (PRWEB) July 07, 2011 In an effort to reach out to future generations of veterinarians and offer them the chance to experience real-life veterinary medicine, Pfizer Animal Health announced a $50,000 contribution to Purdue University's Senior Boiler Vet Camps. Forty high school students with an interest in veterinary medicine participated in a week-long, interactive educational program in June...