Press Releases

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Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Implements Changes to Protect Staff, Clients

4/21/2020 Texas A&M VMTH Curbside Admission, Discharge Update COVID-19 Update, FAQs As VMTH Continues Operation During Shelter-In-Place Story by Aubrey Bloom The most important thing small animal clinical sciences department head Dr. Jonathan Levine wants people to know about the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital’s (VMTH) response to the COVID-19 pandemic is what hasn’t […]

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Texas A&M CVM Annual Veterinary School Open House Canceled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Message from the Open House Directors It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the cancellation of our 27th Annual Veterinary School Open House. After consulting with the administrators at Texas A&M University and the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), the Open House Directors have decided the best way to serve […]

Dr. Albert Mulenga in his lab

CVM Researcher to Study Tick Vaccines in Brazil as Fulbright Recipient

Story by Margaret Preigh Dr. Albert Mulenga, a professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences’ (CVM) Department of Veterinary Pathobiology (VTPB), will spend four months continuing his research on tick vaccines in Brazil thanks to a Fulbright award. The prestigious award will support Mulenga’s research abroad, during which he will […]

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CVM Researchers Develop New Tool To Help Communities Access Data On Environmental Risk

Story by Margaret Preigh Researchers at Texas A&M have developed a tool called HGBEnviroScreen that makes data reporting environmental and social risks more accessible to community members and community-based organizations (CBOs). Published in the International Journal of Environmental and Public Health, this project is a collaboration with North Carolina State University and the Environmental Defense […]

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CVM Doctoral Programs Strive To Enhance Diversity In Biomedical Sciences

Story by Megan Myers Two graduate programs housed within the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) will take part in the new campus-wide Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD) to increase recruitment and retention of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) students from underrepresented populations. The initiative, created to enhance diversity in biomedical […]

Janel Griffey with Dr. Robert Judd '79 and his wife Deborah in front of Molly's room

A Heart of Gold

Since making her first contribution to the Small Animal Hospital in honor of an Aggie veterinarian, Janel Griffey has decided to help other pets receive the same quality of care her dogs have received by establishing Emma’s Fund. Story by Monika Blackwell   Janel Griffey is not an Aggie, but Texas A&M has her heart. […]

The 2020 Provost Academic Professional Track Teaching Excellence Award recipients with their awards.

CVM Faculty Members Awarded Inaugural Provost Academic Professional Track Teaching Excellence Awards

Story by Madeline Patton The Texas A&M Center for Teaching Excellence (CTE) awarded two Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) faculty members with the inaugural Provost Academic Professional Track Teaching Excellence Awards. Dr. Virginia Fajt, clinical professor, and Dr. Shannon Washburn, clinical associate professor, both from the CVM’s Department of Veterinary Physiology […]

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Texas A&M Says Goodbye to CC, World’s First Cloned Cat

Story by Megan Myers CC, the world’s first cloned cat, has passed away at the age of 18, after being diagnosed with kidney failure. CC, short for Copy Cat, passed away on March 3 in College Station, the same place where her life began as a result of groundbreaking cloning work done by Texas A&M […]

A Canine Connection

Through her Dogs Helping Dogs laboratory, Dr. Unity Jeffery studies common canine diseases to improve veterinary care in the future. Story by Dr. Ann Kellett   If you ask for Dr. Jeffery at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), you’ll need to be more specific. Dr. Nick Jeffery and Dr. […]

Texas A&M Foundation Honors Presnal with Partner in Philanthropy Award

COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS—The Texas A&M Foundation has selected Dr. Henry L. “Sonny” Presnal ’57, longtime director of the Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), as a recipient of its 2020 Partner in Philanthropy Award. Presnal received the award for his lifelong devotion to Texas […]