A healthier world starts here
At the College of Veterinary Medicine, we embrace the One Health concept. We recognize how animal and human health are deeply intertwined. This understanding guides everything we do, from innovation and excellence in teaching to research and service to promote animal and human health for the public good. As a college, we are committed to an environment that is fulfilling and rewarding, and is recognized for good communication, productive collaboration, mutual respect, diversity, integrity and honesty.
Read Dr. Tammy Beckham’s remarks to the House Committee on Agriculture during its public hearing, “American Agriculture & Our National Security.” She emphasized that food insecurity caused by any reason often leads to negative social and geopolitical consequences. She also said, “Despite interagency agreements that exist, the coordination of a comprehensive biodefense program against agricultural and human health threats is lacking.”
The U.S.-China Center for Animal Health at the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed special guests from the United States, China and Europe as part of its second annual reunion event held on Sept. 26 and 27. The reunion centered around reports from the 16 students in the U.S.-China Joint Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program who have all attended or are attending Kansas State University for pre-veterinary studies.
Please vote for your favorite pets in the Willie's Pet of the Week contest until Nov. 22. The grand prize winner will receive (4) K-State Football suite tickets to the West Virginia game. Judges will chose winner from the top 10 highest voted pictures!
Halloween pictures highlight the November 2015 issue of Lifelines plus our cover story is about a couple of CVM faculty members who created the cover story and lead editorial for the newest issue of The Journal of Physiology. Learn how one of our grad students earned a special Chinese scholarship and meet this year's top teachers for first-, second- and third-year instruction.
Dr. Bruce Schultz has been appointed interim head of the anatomy and physiology department in the College of Veterinary Medicine, effective Dec. 1. The current head of the department, Dr. Mike Kenney, has accepted a position as associate dean for research in the College of Science at the University of Texas, El Paso. Dr. Kenney has served at K-State's College of Veterinary Medicine for 23 years. Dr. Schultz has been on K-State's veterinary college faculty since 1997 when he was appointed as an assistant professor.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University has announced the appointment of Dr. Brad White as the interim director for its Beef Cattle Institute, which was founded in 2007 to create an important connection with the beef cattle industry. Under the previous leadership of Dr. Dan Thomson, a world-renowned beef cattle expert, the Beef Cattle Institute grew to become an international resource for educational tools and outreach and an entity that works closely with the beef cattle industry to address critical challenges.
The October 2015 issue of the Grazier includes these top stories: K•Coe Isom, BCI Launch Strategic Partnership to Support US Beef Industry; BQA Free Certification Period Announced; Producer Spotlight: Mary Ann Kniebel; Rural Practitioner: Dr. Mike Burdett; and more!
Dr. Mike Sanderson’s report on the economic impact of alternative FMD emergency vaccination strategies has been cited as part of a new report on the simulated impact of an FMD outbreak. Learn how this research has been utilized by an agricultural economist at Kansas State University and what the newer research suggests.
Do you know a graduating or current veterinary technician looking for a fantastic new opportunity? The Veterinary Technician Intern Program at the VHC offers exposure to a variety of specialties and access to board-certified veterinarians and may be the perfect option! More details and application can be found here: http://www.vet.k-tate.edu/vhc/about/employment/TechnicianInternship.html Or contact Lisa Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org.