The VET returned to Texas after caring for Camp Fire victims in California.
The VET returned to Texas after caring for Camp Fire victims in California.


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VET Returns from First Out-of-State Deployment
During their 29 days in California, Veterinary Emergency Team members worked with local groups and the California National Guard to provide shelter management and medical care to animals affected by the Paradise Camp Fire.
Jeffery Performs First Spinal Tap on Live Bottlenose Dolphin
The procedure, by neurology professor Nick Jeffery, has given Rimmy a chance at living with other dolphins after she was found stranded in September 2017 at Sea Rim State Park, Texas.
Veterinary Students Earn Commissions, Full Army Scholarships
Sabrina Dagher-Arevalo and Jillian Estrella, both from the CVM Class of 2022, were commissioned and awarded the $200,000 U.S. Army Health Professional Scholarship on Jan. 11.
Houston K-9 Undergoes Surgery at VMTH
Following a procedure to remove a limb afflicted with cancer, T-Rex will return to serve as a demonstration dog or to sniff out explosives.
Students, Residents Awarded For Research
During the CVM Trainee Research Symposium on Jan 17, 92 students and residents shared their work via poster presentations and platform and flash talks and received feedback from faculty judges.
CET Launches StepStone Upgrade
The e-learning software now features new, sophisticated authoring tools that support users in creating interactive, media-enriched learning resources.
Registration Open for Third Annual VIS
Join the CVM and NAVC as we celebrate, explore, and enhance the veterinary impact on the world through innovation, April 5-7.
Parker Honored with AAVMC Leadership in Public Policy Award
The award recognizes leadership in public policy that advances veterinary medical education and success in advocating for veterinary medical education on a national or international scale.
Chiu Creates Model for Testing Drug Effect on Long QT Syndrome
The cardiac model, which contains 5,000 heart cells beating in synchrony, can be used to predict how drugs and environmental chemicals could effect the heart rhythm condition.
CET Faculty Awarded PESCA Research Grant
Nicola Ritter, Molly Gonzales, and Karen Cornell will use the $25,000 Program to Enhance Scholarly and Creative Creative Activities grant to explore how analytics can be used to predict DVM student success.
Delegation from Chinese University Visits CVM
Four faculty members from Henan Agricultural University in Zhengzhou, China, visited the CVM on Jan. 28 to explore the development of new collaborations with Texas A&M.
College Hour Explores Medical Advancements
During their Jan. 25 talk, Lori Teller and Susan Eades shared some of the exciting research and technology they learned about at the Exponential Medicine Conference.
CVM Volunteers Sought for RodeoHouston Booth
Spots are still available for faculty and staff who are interested in greeting and conversing with visitors to the CVM's booth at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo.
Aggies Invent
Veterinary Medicine
Zachry Engineering Education Complex
February 15–17, 2019
CVM Open House
March 30, 2019
Veterinary Innovation Summit
April 5–7, 2019
CVM Honors & Awards Ceremony
April 5, 2019

CVM White Coat Ceremony
April 5, 2019

DVM Commencement
May 8, 2019
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Food Animal Conference
May 31–June 1, 2019
Veterinary Technicians Conference
June 21–23, 2019
AAEP 360
July 11–13, 2019

Feline Forum
July 27–28, 2019
Canine Conference
August 23–24, 2019
Internal Medicine—Thailand
October 7–11, 2019
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Congratulations to Stephen Safe, Lauren Lewis, and a team of scholars that includes Ivan Rusyn, Weihsueh Chiu, Abhishek Venkatratnam, Shinji Furuya, Oksana Kosyk, Avram Gold, Wanda Bodnar, Kranti Konganti, David Threadgill, Kevin Gillespie, David Aylor, and Fred Wright for being recognized by the Society of Toxicologists with three 2019 SOT Awards. All will be presented their awards in March during the society's annual Meeting and ToxExpo in Baltimore. Read more in next month's Dean's Corner.
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