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Dr. Eleanor Green

Collaborative Leadership: TVMA & the CVM

The relationship between the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) and the Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) is treasured and mutually beneficial. As a member of the TVMA as well as the dean of the CVM, I have been privileged to see the collaboration from both sides. The value of what […]

Javier Cantu

In Their Own Words: BIMS Student Autobiographical Sketches

Javier Cantu Not every college student knows exactly what he or she wants to do after graduation, but I do. Upon completion of my biomedical sciences (BIMS) degree, I want to go to veterinary school, specialize in large animal medicine, become board certified in equine medicine, and then work for Budweiser taking care of the […]

Making a Difference

Budke Focusing Global Attention on Neglected Tropical Diseases

Making a Difference Committed to increasing awareness about neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) is Dr. Christine M. Budke, an associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Integrative Biosciences at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM). Her interest in the field began when she was a veterinary student at Purdue University. “I […]

Dr. Cristine Heaps

Running for a Cause: How Putting Yucatan Miniature Pigs on Treadmills Helps Fight Heart Disease

If you walk by Dr. Cristine Heaps’ lab on a sunny afternoon in the spring, you may see Yucatán miniature pigs running on treadmills. Heaps, an associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), studies the effects of exercise on heart […]

Dr. Bill Murphy

Museum “crusties” Foster Collaboration Between Geneticists and Smithsonian

Museums are a repository of many artifacts collected in times gone by, and the Smithsonian holds one of the United States’ best collections. Its Division of Mammals at the National Museum of Natural History houses a world-class collection of roughly 590,000 preserved specimens, many of which are available to researchers, including Dr. Bill Murphy, a […]

Dr. Elizabeth Crouch

Dr. Elizabeth Crouch: A new leader committed to biomedical science education

Dr. Elizabeth Crouch was recently named the new assistant dean for undergraduate education at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM), which means she is responsible for the undergraduate Biomedical Sciences Program (BIMS) within the college. Crouch is hardly new to Texas A&M University, however. She earned her bachelor’s degree in […]

Jason Jennings

BIMS graduate Jason Jennings named CEO of Scott & White Hospital, College Station

Jason Jennings, a ’95 graduate of the Texas A&M University biomedical sciences program, or BIMS, is currently serving as the chief executive officer for the Baylor Scott & White Hospital, College Station region, which celebrated its one-year anniversary in August 2014. “When the decision was made to build a new hospital in College Station, a […]

Patrick and Austin Hodges (Photo courtesy of the Texas A&M Health Science Center)

BIMS graduates conquer dental school Two top-ranking students have more in common than strong study prowess

Patrick and Austin Hodges graduated number three and number five, respectively, from Tascosa High School in Amarillo, Texas. So perhaps it is no surprise that the identical twins would graduate number one and number two in their dental class at the Texas A&M University Health Science Center in 2014. Before pursuing dental studies at Texas […]

BIMS Funds Students

BIMS Program Funds Students for Fall Enrollment

The Texas A&M biomedical sciences undergraduate program, or BIMS-which is the only undergraduate program fully within the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences-welcomed approximately 2,100 students for the 2014 fall semester’s enrollment, with 800 of them as incoming freshmen. “It is safe to estimate that approximately 70 percent of the incoming class of students […]

Dr. H. Morgan Scott

Dr. H. Morgan Scott: Viewing Epidemiology through a Different Lens

Dr. H. Morgan Scott has ridden his bicycle around the world, but he keeps coming back to College Station. Scott, an epidemiologist and infectious disease expert who taught at Texas A&M University from 2001–2009, has returned to the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Science (CVM) after a stretch as the E.J. Frick […]

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