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Three VMBS Faculty Members Recognized For Teaching Excellence

The Texas A&M Association of Former Students has awarded three School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) faculty members with college-level teaching awards for their dedication to students. The VMBS’ 2022 award recipients are clinical associate professors Drs. Walt Cook and Johanna Heseltine and assistant professor Dr. Annie Newell-Fugate. The recipients were nominated by […]

Aggie Pathologists Represent Texas A&M, Win Award At National Meeting

More than a dozen representatives of the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VBMS) recently attended and brought home an award from the 2022 annual meeting of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) in Boston. From Nov. 12-15, a group of VMBS faculty, residents, and students attended the internationally recognized, One […]

Legere Receives Award For Excellence In Graduate Research

Dr. Rebecca Legere, a doctoral student in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), was recently honored as a 2022-2023 recipient of the Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Award for Research.  The award recognizes graduate students who distinguish themselves in research and is offered in […]

VMBS Chapter Of Heifer International Hosts Annual Fundraising Gala

The Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) chapter of Heifer International successfully held their first annual fundraiser since the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic to raise money for Heifer International, a nonprofit organization working to end hunger and poverty sustainably by supporting and investing local farmers in their communities. On Oct. 15, the […]

Steiner Receives German Small Animal Veterinary Science Award

Dr. Jörg Steiner, a University Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), was honored with the Richard-Voelker Medallie by the German Veterinary Science Association’s Small Animal Division. The award was established in 1974 and is given to up to two veterinarians each year who have […]

VMBS, TVMA Sponsor Seventh Annual Veterinary Job & Externship Fair

The Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) 2022 Veterinary Job & Externship Fair ushered in a new era of networking for both employers and potential employees alike. The fair expanded to include spots for 170 veterinary practices, as opposed to about 130 in previous years, and saw the addition of a […]

‘Aggie Cow Vets’ Represent Texas A&M At Annual Bovine Practitioners Conference

A group of faculty and students from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VBMS) recently brought home scholarships and awards from the 55th annual conference of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) in Long Beach, California. “AABP is the highlight of the year for many bovine practitioners,” said Dr. Jennifer […]

Aggie Parasitologists Represent Texas A&M At American Heartworm Society Symposium

A group of veterinary parasitologists from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) gave presentations on their recent research at the American Heartworm Society’s (AHS) Triennial Symposium earlier this month. The symposium—which is held every three years for presenting the latest research on heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) disease, diagnosis, and prevention—took place […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Students Complete Annual Research Training Program

Fifteen veterinary students from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) spent the summer learning about research and scientific communication as participants in the 2022 Veterinary Medical Scientist Research Training Program (VMSRTP). VMSRTP is a 13-week program during which students conduct full-time research under the advice and direction of a faculty […]

Veterinary Students Promote Texas A&M’s DVM Program At State FFA Convention

As the United States continues to grow in its need for veterinarians, introducing youth to opportunities in veterinary medicine is as important as ever. This July, representatives from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) had the opportunity to discuss veterinary education and careers with hundreds of high school students interested […]

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