Historian Turned Aggie Veterinarian Finds New Purpose In Cattle Industry

Jessica Stephenson, a fourth-year Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) student, took an unconventional path to veterinary school. Her academic journey began like most veterinary students — with a passion for caring for animals — but took a detour when she chose to pursue a career in history. Stephenson’s path gave her a more scenic route […]

A Journey Of Determination: Aileen Solis’ Path To Veterinary Success

When Aileen Solis began her journey from Amarillo, Texas, to pursue her dream of becoming a veterinarian at Texas A&M University, she encountered both expected and unexpected hurdles.  Graduating with her undergraduate degree amid the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, while balancing the academic rigor of veterinary school with the responsibilities of parenthood, Solis navigated […]

Aggie Veterinary Student Awarded For Research On Down Syndrome Fracture Healing

Second-year veterinary student Kayleigh Shumaker has received two prestigious awards for her research on Down syndrome at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS). Shumaker was one of five students nationwide, and the first ever from Texas A&M, selected for the American Veterinary Medical Foundation’s 2nd Opportunity Summer Research Stipend, as well […]

Texas A&M Student Ready To Embrace The Full Spectrum Of Animal Care

Over the course of four years as a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) student at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (VMBS), Amiri Fowler Cadena has been guided by a thirst for knowledge and desire to discover opportunities within the field of veterinary medicine. While her veterinary journey has included ups […]

The Violinist Veterinarian: Texas A&M Veterinary Student Combines Passions For Music, Animals

Between music and medicine, violinist and Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) fourth-year veterinary student Doug Ferry has always done more than just measure up. While growing up on a ranch in the small town of Corinne, Utah, Ferry and his six siblings were expected to learn a musical instrument. It […]

Graduating Texas A&M Student Pursues Passion For Beef Cattle Medicine

Since she was a young girl walking among her family’s cattle, Madison Roberds has dreamed of becoming a food animal veterinarian and serving the hard-working ranchers of South Texas. This May, as she graduates from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) and joins South Texas Veterinary Clinic in Beeville, Texas, […]

Texas A&M Veterinary Student Combines Passions For Dairy Medicine, Public Health

When fourth-year veterinary student Angelica Allegro shadowed a dairy veterinarian for the first time in 2022, she immediately knew that the data-driven field of dairy medicine was where she wanted to spend her life. As Allegro prepares to graduate from the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS) with her Doctor of […]

Discovering A Passion For Equine Medicine

Alex Pastis, a fourth-year Texas A&M Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) student and future equine veterinarian, proves that passion is a strong, almost unstoppable force. While, unlike many of his peers, Pastis didn’t consider becoming a veterinarian until his freshman year in college, once he’d gained an affinity for the field, his pursuit of a […]

Aggie Student Overcomes Odds To Graduate With Veterinary Degree

Rebecca Guenther has dreamed of becoming a veterinarian since she was 6 years old and has been working toward that goal for as long as she can remember.  “Becoming an Aggie veterinarian is the first step in fulfilling my life’s purpose,” she said. “Every time I am in the clinic, working with a patient or […]

Texas A&M VERO Student Tackles Bovine Respiratory Disease In Beef Cattle

Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) is the most economically important disease of beef cattle in the United States, costing the industry around $1 billion each year in production loss and treatment costs. Affecting both calves and adult cattle, BRD can be difficult to detect and treat before it impacts other cattle in a herd. Faculty, staff, […]

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