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Andrew Stringer

antimicrobial resistance

Sep 24, 2021

Study: Vaccination Slows Antimicrobial Resistance

A new computer model demonstrates that vaccinations have impacts well beyond just preventing disease and death: they can also slow the spread of antimicrobial resistance. 

Sid Thakur

Jan 20, 2021

Q&A: Director Sid Thakur on How NC State’s Global Health Program is Changing the World

Thakur talks about the importance of veterinarians to global health, the program’s plans for the future and why he’s optimistic that NC State can make a real difference in addressing the world’s most pressing health challenges. 

Global Health Certificate

Jul 2, 2020

Tackling Global Health with Virtual Reality

A groundbreaking, immersive VR class aided by a DELTA grant is defying distance and broadening perspectives for NC State CVM students. 

Global Health Certificate

May 12, 2020

3 CVM Class of 2020 Grads Earn Certificate in Global Health

The CVM is among just a few veterinary schools in the United States offering a specialized global health certificate. 

Keli Gerken

Apr 8, 2020

As COVID-19 Rages, CVM Student Readies for Disease Research Abroad

As she nears graduation with the Class of 2020, Keli Gerken is preparing to spend a year in Kenya as part of the prestigious Global Health Equity Scholars Program. 

Ethiopian farmer

Mar 17, 2020

CVM Global Health Program Awards New Research Grants

This year’s grant-winning projects track bacterial pathogens in India, refine animal welfare practices in Ecuador and assess childhood health in Ethiopia. 

Hannah Sather visits a poultry market in Ethiopia as part of her global health certificate summer research project.

Oct 16, 2019

Summers Spent on the Frontlines of Global Health

Five new research projects from NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students address some of today’s most pressing global health challenges. They also provide substantive hope for a healthier tomorrow. The international research, a requirement to earn a CVM certificate in global health, focuses on topics as varied as tuberculosis transmission in South Africa and a… 

Lizabeth Rennecker

Apr 15, 2019

CVM Awards First Certificate in Global Health

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine awarded its inaugural certificate in global health to fourth-year student Lizabeth Rennecker, whose work included laying the foundation for groundbreaking infectious disease research in Uganda. Rennecker, who’s set to graduate with the Class of 2019 in May, is the first student to earn a certificate in global health since… 

Dean Lunn lectures

Nov 28, 2018

Five Questions with Dean Lunn: Launching the Global Health Program

NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine is merging global health research with the existing education program to create a single Global Health program. By streamlining these efforts, the new program will unite the strengths of both research faculty and teaching faculty to increase the global impact of the college. 

young men driving cattle in Africa

Aug 18, 2018

Tackling Health Challenges, 7,500 Miles Away

They may step out of the classroom during the summer, but NC State Veterinary Medicine students don’t stray far from their chosen field. This summer, three students worked on global health research projects, a required component of the certificate program...