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VMBS Staff Recognized For Accomplishments, Longevity At Annual Awards Ceremony

Eleven staff members from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) were recognized at the 2023 Staff Awards Ceremony on Nov. 3 for their outstanding performance and accomplishments. Winners of the Staff Recognition Award include Demetria Cooper, Iris De La Cruz, Shelley Drgac, Carol Emola, Anne Frederikson, Cody Holland, Chris Long, […]

Eighth Annual Veterinary Job Fair Features Non-Traditional Career Opportunities

The 2023 Veterinary Job & Externship Fair at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) presented a wealth of opportunities for students to explore unique areas within veterinary medicine. The fair, which is co-hosted annually by the VMBS and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA), connects Texas A&M veterinary students and […]

Texas A&M Awarded Grant To Develop Augmented Reality Experiences For Correctional Officers

The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) has awarded a one-year grant of $320,000 to Texas A&M University to study the impact of augmented reality and microlearning resources in the field of correctional work. The project will be directed by Dr. Nicola Ritter, an instructional associate professor in the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical […]

Creating Partnerships Between Veterinarians, Ranchers To Enhance Profitability And Sustainability

Various Texas A&M faculty members partnered to create and deliver a workshop to selected areas within Texas to bring producers and veterinarians together. A research team from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) developed the first integrated, interdisciplinary food animal patient-client-veterinary relationship (PCVR) workshop available for use by continuing education […]

VMBS Doctoral Student Awarded For Research On Male Fertility

Pierre Ferrer, a Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) doctoral student, has been recognized with the American Society of Andrology’s 2023 Lonnie D. Russell Merit Award for his research on male fertility. The Andrology Society of America in a top international scientific society supporting both medical and basic research on the […]

Superfund Research Center Trainees Share ‘One Health’ Research Initiatives

Five trainees from the Texas A&M Superfund Research Center presented research at a webinar hosted by the Superfund Research Program’s (SRP) Student, Postdoc, and Alumni Network (SPAN). The students participated in the Three-Minute Flash Talks portion of the webinar, which supplements graduate and advanced training by allowing trainees to present research to their peers while […]

Bringing 100+ Years Of Veterinary Educational Excellence To The Texas Panhandle

Canyon, Texas, is home to many great things — Palo Duro Canyon State Park, the epic drama TEXAS, the largest historical museum in the state, and Texas A&M’s Veterinary Education, Research, & Outreach (VERO) program, which brings more than 100 years of veterinary medical excellence to the Texas Panhandle Plains. VERO was established in 2009 […]

Parasitology Students Bring Home Conference Presentation Awards

Three Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) students were recognized at the American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists’ (AAVP) annual conference for their outstanding research presentations. Hannah Danks, a fourth-year veterinary student, won Second Place Best Poster Presentation by a Student for her research distinguishing types of Dictyocaulus lungworms in white-tailed deer. […]

Texas A&M Students Selected For ‘One Health’-Focused Veterinary Research Fellowships

Two Texas A&M University veterinary students were among the 13 students from around the world to be selected for Veterinary Student Research Fellowships issued by the Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (FFAR) and the American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). Ali Olsen-Gerlach and Madison Rowe were among those selected for the 2023 FFAR Vet […]

Competitive Scholarship Supports Ph.D. Student’s Veterinary Journey

Rachel Busselman, a third-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), has been chosen to receive a $20,000 scholarship from the P.E.O. Sisterhood, a philanthropic educational organization dedicated to supporting higher education for women. Busselman, who is originally from Omaha, Nebraska, has also been […]

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