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NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, Feb. 2022

Associate Professor of Zoo and Exotic Animal Medicine Tara Harrison and Christian Capobianco (DVM 2023) treat turtles with accupuncture and cold laser therapy.

Faculty and Staff

Sid Thakur
Sid Thakur, director of global health at the CVM and NC State, in his research laboratory.

Challenges of Antibiotic Resistance

NC State Director of Global Health, Sid Thakur, talks about the challenges of antibiotic resistance with Interesting Engineering. https://interestingengineering.com/antibiotic-resistance-is-becoming-a-huge-problem-for-two-new-reasons

Red wolf from NC State being transferred to the wild for release.

Preserving Endangered Red Wolves

​​The NC State Veterinary Medicine team recently worked with U.S. Fish and Wildlife and other conservation partners to release some endangered red wolves back into the wild. https://www.fws.gov/southeast/news/2022/02/new-year-brings-renewed-hope-for-americas-red-wolf/

AVMA Early Career Opportunities Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Mariea Ross-Estrada, the winner of The AVMA Early Career Opportunities $1000 scholarship. Dr. Ross-Estrada is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Small Animal Primary Care. https://www.blackdvmnetwork.com/post/announcing-the-winner-of-the-avma-early-career-opportunities-scholarship

Mike Nolan, assistant professor of radiation oncology.

Nolan Named University Faculty Scholar

Michael Nolan, associate professor of radiation oncology and biology at the College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named to this year’s class of NC State University Faculty Scholars. https://news.cvm.ncsu.edu/nolan-named-university-faculty-scholar/

Teresa DeFrancesco, professor of cardiology and ICU critical care.

Protecting Your Pets From Heart Disease

The Technician talks with the NC State Cardiology team for a Valentine’s Day story. https://www.technicianonline.com/news/nc-state-s-veterinarian-pros-on-protecting-pets-from-heart-disease/article_e177f394-8951-11ec-851a-1f4b691ed9e6.html

Associate Professor of Zoo and Exotic Animal Medicine Tara Harrison and Christian Capobianco (DVM 2023) treat turtles with acupuncture and cold laser therapy.

Treating Turtles with Acupuncture

Associate Professor, Tara Harrison, demonstrates acupuncture therapy on an injured turtle to help relieve pain.
https://www.cbs17.com/pets-and-animals/injured-turtles-receive-acupuncture-therapy-from-nc-state-rescue-team/

Donors and Support

Louise the bunny receives radiation treatment at the NC State Veterinary Hospital.

Saving a Beloved Bunny

Cancer treatment fund helps save beloved bunny with a tumor. https://news.cvm.ncsu.edu/cancer-treatment-fund-helps-save-beloved-bunny/

Jeff and Paulina Thompsons’ golden retriever, Chance. Photo courtesy of the Thompsons.

A Lasting Gift to Vet Med’s Unsung Heroes

A couple whose dog was treated for cancer at NC State, created an endowment to support professional development for recent doctors of veterinary medicine.https://news.cvm.ncsu.edu/a-lasting-gift-to-vet-meds-unsung-heroes/

Terry Foundation Establishes Endowed Deanship Chair

A generous gift, from a long-time philanthropic partner, establishes the Randall B. Terry Jr. College of Veterinary Medicine Endowed Dean’s Chair. https://cvm.ncsu.edu/terry-foundation-establishes-endowed-deanship-chair/

Natasha Olby, the Dr. Kady M. Gjessing and Rahna M. Davidson Distinguished Chair in Gerontology. Photo by Marc Hall/NC State University

Extraordinary Difference: Dr. Natasha Olby

Natasha Olby talks about the impact of her Kady M. Gjessing and Rahna M. Davidson Distinguished Chair in Gerontology, one of the many success stories from NC State’s five-year Think and Do the Extraordinary Campaign.
https://news.campaign.ncsu.edu/2022/02/extraordinary-difference-dr-natasha-olby