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.
As the importance of extramural funding in academic research has grown, the CVM’s dedicated five-member grants administration team assists researchers in pursuing and managing potential award opportunities. “The reason we have and have expanded, the research grants team is to make it easier for the principal investigators to do what they do best, and that’s conducting science,” said Dr. Frank Blecha, associate dean for research. Meet the rest of the grants team and learn what they do in this video profile.
Dr. Annelise Nguyen, toxicology in the Department of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology, is mentioned in an item in the latest newsletter from Kansas State University’s Johnson Cancer Research Center. Read about her work in collaboration with other K-State researchers under the “Patents” heading. Dr. Nguyen is one of several CVM researchers doing cancer-related studies.
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• Research project gives hope to pets with out-of-date rabies vaccine that are exposed to virus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!
Veterinary Medical Alumni Association recognizes Dr. Douglas Schwenka, DVM 1988, at Nebraska VMA meeting
Dr. Douglas Schwenka, who works in a mixed practice in Hastings, Nebraska, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Alumni Recognition Award for the winter meeting of the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association being held in Omaha, Nebraska. The award will be presented Jan. 23 See the link for Dr. Schwenka’s full bio.
The Grazier is the official newsletter of the Beef Cattle Institute at Kansas State University. The December issued features this stories:
• Cargill Employees Complete Beef Transportation Training
• Upson Lecture Series
• Training Modules Focus on E.coli Prevention