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Julie Funk

Nov 2, 2021

Funk Honored With 2021 NC State Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award

Julie Funk, who received a Ph.D. in production medicine and epidemiology in 2000 from the CVM, is one of 14 alumni honored by NC State during the 16th annual Evening of the Stars 

Phillip Nelson

Nov 20, 2020

Nelson Receives NC State Veterinary Medicine Distinguished Alumni Award

Phillip Nelson's 40-year career in veterinary medicine has included researching cats as biological models for human HIV and serving as a vital voice for diversity in the profession. 

Wondwossen Gebreyes

Nov 19, 2017

Alumni Award Winner at the Forefront of Global Health

Wondwossen Gebreyes, a leading voice and innovative researcher in global health medicine, is the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. Gebreyes earned a Ph.D. in comparative biomedical sciences from the CVM in 2001 and was an assistant professor of epidemiology at the school for five years. He… 

Ethiopian farmer researching the impact of zoonotic diseases

Aug 8, 2017

Looks that Thrill: CVM Excels in Research Image Contest

One is a stark look into the determined eyes of a farmer in Ethiopia working to eradicate disease that’s threatening livestock. The other, a hypnotic video showing the tiny beating heart of an embryonic zebrafish that could one day lead to new treatments for heart disease... 

dairy cows in pasture

Jul 24, 2017

Ball Receives Graduate School Grant

A microbiologist by training, Ball is in her third year at NC State working on a PhD in Comparative Biomedical Sciences with a focus on Population Health... 

Veterinarian holding to dogs in lab coat.

Apr 9, 2017

Translational Research Sparks Grad Student’s Extraordinary Passion

Courtney Sparks’ determination to develop more effective treatments for a hereditary skull malformation in Cavalier King Charles spaniels could lead to improved treatments for people... 

Danielle Mzyk with Odette the cow

Dec 21, 2016

Mzyk Awarded American Veterinary Medical Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship recipients display a strong commitment to academics, as well as leadership involvement in both university organizations and activities in the... 

Efraín Rivera-Serrano

Dec 15, 2016

In Living Color

When Efraín Rivera-Serrano looks into his microscope he sees a world of color, miniature masterpieces of swirling and sweeping electric blues, greens and magentas...