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Global Health

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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... 

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Jul 19, 2018

Two CVM Global Health Collaborations Receive Funding

The UGPN’s Research Collaboration Fund supports the work of its member institutions: NC State University, the University of São Paulo, the University of Surrey and the University of Wollongong. 

Sid Thakur examines pig

May 11, 2018

Sid Thakur Named NC State Veterinary Medicine’s Director of Global Health

Siddhartha “Sid” Thakur has been named NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s director of global health, a key leadership position reflective of the CVM’s commitment to solving some of the world’s greatest health challenges facing animals, humans and the environment.   The position, effective July 1, is part of the development of a formal global health… 

Apr 22, 2018

Stringer Receives Fellowship for Global Health Research Project

Andrew Stringer has been a pivotal part of CVM’s commitment to fighting AMR and strengthening global health since arriving at the college in 2015... 

Elsa Sanabria

Apr 4, 2018

New Master’s Program Offers Global Health Focus for Vet Students

During a trip to Uganda last summer, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine student Elsa Sanabria was an eyewitness to the unique power veterinarians have to strengthen global health. She was traveling with nine other vet students and Andrew Stringer, the CVM’s director of global health education and a clinical assistant professor in the Department of… 

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Mar 25, 2018

Global Health Project Breaks Down Veterinary Library Borders

Kris Alpi, director of the William Rand Kenan Jr. Veterinary Medicine Library, is the recipient of a scholarship for a collaborative approach to making pharmacy literature more accessible to around the world. The Medical Library Association awarded Alpi its Librarians without Borders Ursula Poland International Scholarship for a research project aiming to streamline availability of… 

Sid Thakur

Mar 25, 2018

Thakur Earns Grant for Antimicrobial Surveillance Partnerships in India

A new NC State College of Veterinary Medicine project to strengthen the global fight against antimicrobial resistance has received an Internationalized Seed Grant from the university. The project is from Siddhartha “Sid” Thakur, CVM associate professor of molecular epidemiology and associate director of the Emerging and Infectious Disease Program at the Comparative Medicine Institute. His is…