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Dr. Anthony Blikslager

Oct 31, 2023

Blikslager Takes Role of Director of Veterinary Medical Services at NC State

Dr. Anthony Blikslager, who had been serving as interim associate dean and director of Veterinary Medical Services at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, has accepted the position on a permanent basis. He was formerly the head of the Department of Clinical Sciences. 

A brunette female veterinarian wearing a black shirt stands in front of a flamingo enclosure at a zoo.

Oct 26, 2023

Veterinary Medicine, Done ‘Taylor’s Way’

The Greensboro Science Center’s new head veterinarian Dr. Taylor Gregory, an NC State alumna, has taken an unconventional route through her early career but one that's proudly her own. 

An instructor in green overalls leans against a barn containing cows while teaching a row of students in overalls during a farm lab class.

Oct 19, 2023

NC State Scholars Program Fosters Food-Focused Future Vets

Through its Food Animal Scholars initiative, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine equips veterinarians-in-training to produce healthy food that nourishes and fuels North Carolina. 

Dr. Callie Fogle, Dr. Amanda Silva, Dr. Elsa Ludwig and Dr. Emily Hellstrom

Oct 17, 2023

NC State’s New Emergency Equine Service Already a Success for Horse Owners, Vets and Students

The service is addressing a desperate community need by supporting area equine practices, increasing emergency medical experience for veterinary students and proving that a subscription-based financial model is viable enough to possibly expand the critical service later. 

Three piglets look into the camera from below, their faces upturned.

Oct 10, 2023

NC State Researchers Partner with USDA to Combat Deadly Virus Affecting Pigs Nationwide

By studying the role unclean vehicles might have in transmitting a swine coronavirus, researchers help boost North Carolina’s food animal industry and support federal agencies in fighting other devastating diseases. 

Callahan is an associate professor of microbiomes and complex microbial communities, which is one of those 20 interdisciplinary clusters

Oct 5, 2023

Making Magic: How Hiring a Scientist With Expertise Outside Vet Med was Essential to Cat Gallbladder Discovery 

'One of the key goals was to place someone like Ben in an environment where he could collaborate with clinicians. He is not in a silo somewhere else, and having the disciplines together like this creates magic.' 

The Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium conference included hands-on labs on the NC State veterinary college campus.

Oct 4, 2023

Honey Bee Bonanza: NC State Vet Med Hosts National Consortium Conference

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine played host for the Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium’s annual conference Oct. 1, welcoming more than 100 bee lovers to campus for lectures and hands-on labs. Honeybees are essential to a third of the world’s food production and have been dying off across the globe in recent years because of… 

Oct 2, 2023

Good News! State Budget Includes Money for Large Animal Hospital and New Equine Veterinary Center

“We are so grateful for the support of the state of North Carolina as we move forward with this important construction project,” says Dr. Kate Meurs, dean of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Sep 21, 2023

Research Roundup NC State Veterinary Medicine, September 2023

Understanding the Nasal Structure of Gervais Beaked Whale Michael Denk, William McLellan, D. Ann Pabst, Sentiel Rommel, Tiffany Keenan, Sarah Sharp, Misty Niemeyer, Nicole Hunter, Gary Block, Nathan Nelson, Craig Harms,  Steven Thornton, Alexander Costidis, Michael Moore Beaked whales have specialized nasal structures that include the melon, a mass of fatty tissue found in the… 

A woman holding a brown-and-white speckled German shorthaired pointer puppy fitted with a nasogastric feeding tube sits between her two young sons on the floor of a veterinary hospital.

Sep 20, 2023

An Unresponsive Pup and an Unprecedented Complication: NC State Gives Hope for Hollen

A German shorthaired pointer puppy’s traumatic brain injury and surrounding symptoms didn’t fluster NC State veterinarians, who tackled every hazard head-on.