Press Releases

Dr. Annie Newell-Fugate

CVM Study Reveals Potential Health Benefits Of Coconut Oil

Story by Madeline Patton Many so-called “super-food” fads come and go before the scientific community has a chance to study them, but new research suggests that one recent trend—coconut oil—may mitigate the features of metabolic syndrome. Dr. Annie Newell-Fugate, an assistant professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Department […]

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Texas A&M CVM Pioneers Use Of Telemedicine To Prioritize Safety, First-Rate Care

Story by Margaret Preigh The COVID-19 pandemic and associated social distancing measures have severely disrupted the way people are living on a global scale. But as a leader in innovation and veterinary telemedicine, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) is uniquely situated to continue providing […]

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VMTH Offers Little ‘Birdie’ Second Chance At A New Life

Story by Madeline Patton In the months following the death of Dr. Erin Wood’s beloved 16-year-old cat Lita, Wood found comfort in the song “Blackbird” by The Beatles. “I love that song, and I felt so broken after Lita died; the song lyrics—especially the line ‘Take these broken wings and learn to fly’—had been running […]

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CVM Toxicology Alumna Selected For AFS Distinguished Graduate Student Award

Story by Madeline Patton Lauren Lewis, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate from the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and Interdisciplinary Faculty of Toxicology (IFT), was selected to receive the 2020 Texas A&M Association of Former Students’ (AFS) Distinguished Graduate Student Award in the category of Excellence in Research. Every year, the […]

Hollye Felps

VMTH Veterinary Technician Receives State-Wide Award From TVMA

Story by Margaret Preigh Hollye Felps, a veterinary radiology technician at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH), has been recognized with the 2020 Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) Licensed Veterinary Technician Award. The award, granted at a state level, celebrates a veterinary technician whose service […]

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Texas A&M, NC State Researchers Develop Online Tool For COVID-19 Risk Assessment

Story by Aubrey Bloom COLLEGE STATION, April 2, 2020—The COVID-19 pandemic is a global crisis, and government and health care organizations around the world are generating vast amounts of data and models to help inform decisions. However, the majority of impactful decisions on how to handle the crisis are made at the local level, where […]

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‘Set’ for Success: From Volleyball to Veterinary School

Story by Margaret Preigh Alyssa Kool, a second-year veterinary student at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), likes to keep busy. A student athlete-turned-veterinary student, she credits her successes in veterinary school to the skills in time management, communication, and dedication that she learned through her sport. Raised in Plano, […]

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CVM Graduate Students To Lead By Example In Now-Virtual Society Of Toxicology Annual Meeting, Texas Edition

Story by Madeline Patton While many scientific meetings across the country are being cancelled, this Saturday (April 4, 2020), a large Texas cohort of toxicology faculty and trainees will be utilizing an online format to replace some of the events that were scheduled for March in Anaheim, California, as part of the Society of Toxicology […]

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COVID-19 Update, FAQs As VMTH Continues Operation During Shelter-In-Place

4/21/2020 Texas A&M VMTH Curbside Admission, Discharge Update Story by Aubrey Bloom As the federal, state, and local procedures continue to evolve in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) is dedicated to continuing to provide the highest level of care […]

Drs. Nick and Unity Jeffery

CVM Faculty Members to Promote Canine Health with New Research Grants

Story by Megan Myers Drs. Nick and Unity Jeffery, a husband-and-wife duo at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), have received canine health research grants from the American Kennel Club’s (AKC) Canine Health Foundation (CHF). In celebration of its 25th anniversary, the AKC CHF awarded more than $2.1 million in […]