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Lori Teller

CVMBS Faculty Member Elected Incoming President Of AVMA

Dr. Lori Teller, a clinical associate professor of telehealth at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), has been elected as the incoming president of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA). Teller will serve as president-elect for August 2021-2022 and then as president for August 2022-2023. She will be the AVMA’s […]

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Texas A&M Entities Participate In 2021 Operation Lone Star Emergency Response Exercise

Like with many things in life, the best way to prepare for an emergency response is to practice. Last week, Texas A&M University entities including the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team (VET), Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and Texas A&M Health Science Center (Texas A&M Health) practiced their emergency response as part of Operation Lone […]

Monika Blackwell, Catherine del Castillo holding Dimitri's knife, and Linda McCormick

Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Fund Honors Veteran Dimitri del Castillo

Dimitri del Castillo had a zest for life, a commitment to excellence, a passion for service, and a genius for leading others. That charismatic combination helped the Houston native graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point and become an Army Ranger. Those traits were also critical in ensuring that all the men […]

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Pair Of Camels Join Texas A&M Winnie Carter Wildlife Center

Every day is hump day at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) Winnie Carter Wildlife Center (WCWC) now that camels Crimson and Casper have joined the community of exotic animals that call the center home. Three-year-old Crimson and 2-year-old Casper, both dromedary (one-humped) camels, were donated to the WCWC after […]

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Former Umpire Studies Veterinary Medicine To Prepare For Third Career Path

From umpire to business owner to veterinarian, Chris Tiller has pursued a diverse range of careers during his life, always taking advantage of new opportunities to follow his passions. As a third-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS), he is currently working toward one of his childhood […]

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Texas A&M Higher Education Center In McAllen Offers New Opportunities For Biomedical Sciences Students

“Howdy” may be the official greeting of Texas A&M, but to biomedical sciences (BIMS) graduate Roberto Lopez, it’s more than just a simple greeting. “You go to College Station and there’s not one person who doesn’t say ‘Howdy,’” he said. “It’s like you’re meeting a family, not just meeting an institution; just saying ‘Howdy’ enables […]

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Texas A&M Researchers’ New System For Tracking Macaws Emphasizes Species’ Conservation Needs

New data on macaw movements gathered by the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVMBS) The Macaw Society has the potential to greatly improve conservation strategies for the scarlet macaw, as well as similar species of large parrots. While the overall conservation status of the scarlet macaw is listed as “least concern” […]

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Texas A&M Veterinarians Explore Translational Medicine, Save Pet Pig With Human Surgical Tool

When Peggy, a pot-bellied pig, arrived at the Texas A&M Large Animal Hospital (LAH) showing signs of a gastrointestinal obstruction, her veterinarians employed a rare combination of equine and human surgical techniques to save her life. The 9-month-old pig began showing signs of an obstruction, including lethargy and lack of appetite, in March 2020, leading […]

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Texas A&M Alumna Creates VMTH Fund To Support K-9 Heroes

Almost everybody has a cancer story—a story about how the disease has affected their life or the life of somebody they love. For Stacy LeBlanc, cancer played a part in one of the earliest losses of her life; she was just 12 years old when her 47-year-old mother died of cancer. But this isn’t a […]

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CVMBS’ Aggie ACHIEVE Course Provides Valuable Learning Opportunities For Students With Disabilities

When the students first saw the two massive, black-as-night Percheron draft horses, their faces filled with excitement and joy. Some of them had never interacted with a horse and they couldn’t wait to approach the gentle giants. These young adults were visiting the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS) as members […]

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