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Tanner Snead, Shelly Vaden and Allison Kendall consult on a recent bladder scan of a patient.

Aug 9, 2022

Status Change: Nephrology and Urology Speciality Reaches College Level

Recognizing that the field of veterinary nephrology and urology has grown in complexity and vision, the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties has provisionally approved a petition to elevate the specialty to college status. Shelly Vaden, professor of internal medicine at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, is president-elect of the new American College of… 

Jul 19, 2022

‘This is a Big Deal’ – CVM Wins USAID Grant for Poultry Project in Ethiopia

Bolstering its work in global health, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine has received its first USAID grant for a research project that could lead to healthier chickens and better nourished children in Ethiopia and to a model for how to address food insecurity elsewhere. 

Dr. Lenin Villamizar-Martinez, left, works with technician Jeannie Losey on a patient.

Jul 14, 2022

College of Veterinary Medicine Expands Critical Dental and Oral Surgery Program

As the demand for specialized training in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery continues to increase, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is ramping up its program, adding a second dentistry and oral surgery professor last month and starting its first residency training program in the field this week. Lenin Villamizar-Martinez, assistant professor of Dentistry and… 

Happy graduates

May 31, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, May 2022

In the Spotlight CVM Class of 2022 Celebrates Hard-Earned Oath & Hooding Moment When members of the Class of 2022 showed up for the first day of classes, little did they know that a global pandemic would turn their path to a degree in veterinary medicine upside down.  Having endured COVID testing, distance learning, social… 

May 24, 2022

Grant Expands Reach of Research Trip to South Africa

Three NC State students, including a third-year CVM student, are working among wildlife in South Africa this month thanks to a seed grant awarded to help expand the involvement of minority students in global field research. 

Attachment options… Chelsea Drumgoole, CVM Class of 2023, works on spotting whales during a trip to the Galapagos in March 2022.

May 11, 2022

Gone to the Galapagos: Follow along as NC State team studies sea lions, sharks and stingrays

Internationally known Professor Greg Lewbart will provide pictures and stories during his trip to the archipelago with new doctors of veterinary medicine from the Class of 2022 and others. 

May 5, 2022

The Oath, Spring 2022

In the latest edition of The Oath, the college’s bi-yearly magazine, we celebrate the college’s ongoing role at the center of the nationwide effort to repopulate the red wolf, the world’s most endangered canid species. We provide medical care, conduct research and tend our own wolves. 

Third-year student Annie Gorges scoops food into a wolf pen on a rainy day.

May 2, 2022

Working for the Wolves: Carnivore Crew Labors for a Species’ Life 

“No other vet school in the entire country has an opportunity like this to see such up close and personal management of the most endangered canine in the world." 

Apr 19, 2022

Back from the Brink: NC State’s Key Role in Red Wolf Recovery

The College of Veterinary Medicine is at the center of a nationwide effort to help the canid survive, providing medical care, conducting research and tending its own pack of the critically endangered species. 

College Becomes a Partner in Play With ‘Ready Set Vet’

Apr 14, 2022

College Becomes a Partner in Play With ‘Ready Set Vet’

Reimagined area at Marbles Kids Museum in Raleigh should expand not only knowledge about what veterinarians do but also dreams about who can be one.