News Briefs

Annual English Tea Goes Virtual

Story by Aubrey Bloom Though most changes related to COVID-19 are inconvenient, there are always silver linings to be found. COVID-19 precautions recently forced Jane Welsh, professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences (VIBS), to move her annual “English Tea” to a virtual format. […]

A Message From The CVM: June 1, 2020

As part of the Texas A&M community, the faculty, staff, and students at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) are committed to the university’s core values of Respect, Excellence, Loyalty, Leadership, Integrity, and Selfless Service. We strongly affirm our support for Texas A&M President Michael K. Young’s statement and the Association of American […]

Cornell, Chaney Recognized For Meritorious Service By AAVMC

Story by Megan Myers Two members of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Professional Programs Office have been recognized for their dedication to veterinary education with the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ (AAVMC) Presidential Awards for Meritorious Service. Dr. Karen Cornell, associate dean for Professional Programs and Earline & […]

Parker To Speak At New York Academy Of Sciences Conference

Dr. Gerald Parker, the associate dean for Global One Health at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, has been invited to participate as a speaker in an upcoming New York Academy of Sciences conference. The conference, “Pandemic Diseases Preparedness and Response,” will be held virtually on June 22 to discuss the […]

Ndeffo Discusses COVID-19 Virus With Produce Marketing Assn

Originally posted from the PMA’s COVID-19 blog: In an April 14 interview with the experts, Dr. Martial Ndeffo explores the similarities and differences, in terms of epidemiology/mode of transmission, between the Ebola virus and SARS-CoV2. We also discuss how we can adapt Ebola virus learnings to stop the spread of COVID-19, especially as it relates […]

Superfund Center Celebrates Successful ‘Plan Ahead, Be Prepared’ Event

The Texas A&M Superfund Research Center’s “Plan Ahead, Be Prepared” event gathered emergency response experts from across the state to educate Texas A&M faculty, staff, and students and the Bryan/College Station community on the importance of being prepared for natural disasters. On Feb. 10, emergency vehicles of all types filled Kyle Field Plaza while Texas […]

Bissett Testifies on Animals in Disasters Before House Subcommittee

Dr. Wesley Bissett, director of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Veterinary Emergency Team (VET), recently testified on how disasters impact animals before the United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management. On Feb. 12, Bissett, who also serves as an associate professor of […]

CVM Students Participate in Annual Disaster Day Training

Story by Madeline Patton Veterinary students from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and the Student Veterinary Response Team (SVRT) put their knowledge and skills to the test on Feb. 14 during the Health Science Center’s (HSC) Disaster Day event, an annual interprofessional, interdepartmental disaster simulation. Held at the Texas […]

CVM Veterinary Student Shares Journey with Thousands of Prospective Students

The path through veterinary school is filled with many excitements and challenges, and one veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) is sharing them all. Third-year veterinary student Rachel Ellerd has more than 8,000 followers on Instagram and a popular blog, both of which she uses to share […]

PEER Promotes NIH-Funded One Health Curriculum at STEM 4 Innovation Conference

Story by: Torri Whitaker The Partnership for Environmental Education and Rural Health (PEER) Program at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) presented curriculum to educators from across the state at Texas A&M’s STEM 4 Innovation Conference. Hosted by the Texas A&M College of Engineering on Jan.13, the STEM 4 Innovation […]