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.
The Search Committee has announced that four outstanding candidates will be visiting campus during the month of March, 2015 to interview for the position of Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University. More info...
The Nanotechnology Innovation Center of Kansas State (NICKS) hosts an electron microscopy (EM) facility located within the CVM. This facility can be used to help improve the scientific output of Kansas State University researchers, while providing faculty, students and staff with guidance for EM research. Click the link above for a detailed description of all features and services of the Electron Microscopy Facility.
CVM faculty are not only excellent in research and service, but also innovative in teaching. A Focus on Teaching will feature faculty members who have adopted innovative instructional strategies to enhance student learning by engaging, motivating or challenging them in the learning process. In this video segment, Dr. Robert Larson, professor of production medicine and Coleman Chair of Food Animal Production Medicine in the Department of Clinical Sciences, will share OpenLabyrinth, a tool he has been using to foster case-based learning and students’ critical thinking skills.
The CVM is establishing a new center of excellence that may be the first of its kind in animal health. On Feb. 25, the Center for Outcomes Research and Education, or CORE, will be publicly launched under the guidance of Dr. David Renter, a veterinary epidemiologist who will be the center's director. With a goal of improving effectiveness and efficiency in animal health care and its associated impacts on human health, the center will focus on demonstrating the value of animal health interventions — including treatment, prevention or diagnostic activities intended to improve health.
Lifelines is the official newsletter of the Kansas State Veterinary College of Veterinary Medicine. This month's issue features stories and pictures including:
• Dr. Melinda Wilkerson collects canine blood samples in Grenada
• Research project gives hope to pets with out-of-date rabies vaccine that are exposed to virus
• Successful showing at CRWAD; and more!
In business, we often hear that we need to spend money to make money. That concept certainly applies to animal health in our clients’ operations, where investments in prevention and control of diseases, parasites and injuries pay off by improving productivity and reducing economic losses associated with animal morbidity and mortality. But, of course, the devil is in the details, and it falls upon the veterinarian to objectively evaluate the costs and benefits of prevention and control programs.
Diagnostic Insights is the official newsletter of the Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. This month's issue features stories and pictures including:
- Ocular Lymphoma
- Sample Submissions Bovine Abortions
- New Diagnostic Tests; and more!