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Veterinary Emergency Team Returns From Hurricane Ian Deployment In Florida

The Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) has returned to Bryan-College Station from their latest mission that helped provide closure to survivors of Hurricane Ian, the deadliest storm to strike the state since 1935.  During their deployment to Florida, which began on Oct. 4, the VET—assisted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Disaster Assessment and Recovery […]

Pinky and Dr. Chanel Berns

Texas A&M Veterinarians Save Kitten’s Life With Rare Procedure

Like most stories in veterinary medicine, Pinky’s starts with a trip to the veterinarian. The twist, however, is that the visit wasn’t even for him—the domestic longhair kitten just happened to tag along for his brother’s appointment when their veterinarian noticed he had a rare condition. This chance observation was the first of several fortunate […]

Dr. Bill and Joyce Roach

VMBS Donors Establish Student Community Outreach Surgical Program

Among the reasons Dr. Bill and Joyce Roach so dearly value education is because of the profound impact education has had on their lives. “Graduating from veterinary school was a life-changing thing for me and my family,” said Bill, veterinary class of ’57. “Because of the education that I got here at Texas A&M, I […]

Dr. Paul Morley

VERO Research Director Named McIntosh Endowed Chair At Texas A&M

Dr. Paul Morley, a professor at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) and director of research for the Veterinary Education, Research, & Outreach (VERO) program, has been selected as the holder of the newly established Sally Rau McIntosh Endowed Chair for Veterinary Strategic Initiatives. The chair was created by Sally […]

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Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team Deployed By Governor Abbott To Assist Florida Hurricane Ian Response

Thirteen members of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET) and seven Texas A&M AgriLife Extension agents have been deployed to Florida by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott in response to Hurricane Ian, one of the deadliest storms to hit Florida in modern history. The VET was activated on Oct. 4 at the request of Florida […]

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VMTH’s Professional Counselor Supports Hospital Clients, Staff

Texas A&M University was there at a critical time in Michael Hawkins’ life. “I’ve always had a severe learning disability, and academics were always extremely challenging for me,” he said. “But during my time at Texas A&M, I had professors and counselors who really helped me get through it, who helped me academically. Every time […]

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Ferret Receives Lifesaving Pacemaker At Texas A&M SATH

It’s not every day that veterinarians at the Texas A&M Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH) get to sew a pacemaker onto a beating heart roughly the size of a grape. In fact, until March 2021, the procedure had only been done twice at the hospital. But when Hypnos, a 5-year-old ferret, arrived at the SATH […]

Bickie Coffey petting her small dogs in a yard

Texas A&M SATH Clients Help Ensure Top-Notch Patient Care For Generations To Come

Bickie and Bill Coffey don’t just want the best for their own pets; they want the best for everyone’s pets. That love of animals and the human-animal bond are why some clients at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (VMBS) Small Animal Teaching Hospital (SATH) have found their bills mysteriously paid. […]

Ramesh Vemulapalli

Texas A&M VMBS Announces Vemulapalli As New Executive Associate Dean

Dr. Ramesh Vemulapalli has been selected as the new executive associate dean of the Texas A&M University School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), effective Oct. 1. Vemulapalli previously served as a professor and head of the VMBS’ Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB), a position he held for the past six years. In this […]

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VMBS’ Galloway-Peña Selected As Montague-Center Scholar

Dr. Jessica Galloway-Peña, an assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB) at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), has been named a 2022-23 Montague-Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) Scholar. The Texas A&M University Montague-CTE Scholar award is a distinguished honor in teaching excellence. Awards are given annually to […]

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