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Katie Sheats

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Feb 6, 2024

Faculty-Led and ‘NC State-flavored,’ New Veterinary Curriculum Launches This Fall

The revised curriculum, centered on developing capable and confident veterinarians, is the result of five years of collaboration among faculty, staff and clinicians across the College of Veterinary Medicine. 

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Oct 22, 2020

NC State Veterinary Students Earn Equine Scholarships

Two members of the CVM class of 2021 have been honored with scholarships from the Foundation for the Horse. 

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Apr 3, 2020

Inside an Unprecedented Month at the CVM

During this difficult time, we remain dedicated to teaching the next generation of veterinarians and providing compassionate and comprehensive medical care. 

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Jul 31, 2019

N.C. Sees First Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Case of the Year

A 4-year-old unvaccinated mare in Cumberland County has been euthanized after contracting North Carolina’s first case of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis this year, the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services reports. A mosquito-borne disease preventable by vaccination, EEE causes inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. It is usually fatal. People, horses and birds… 

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Oct 23, 2018

Salmonella Loves Hydrogen Peroxide – And Helps Your Body Make More of it

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that it sickens one in six Americans each year, with illnesses ranging from mild to fatal. Now, new research from NC State describes just how Salmonella does what it does. 

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Oct 15, 2018

Study Finds Improved Readability Needed in Veterinary Information for Public

The study advocates for increased awareness of readability in veterinary communication, especially in a time when animal owners are spending more on veterinary care, food and medications than in the past. 

Katie Sheats

Jul 31, 2018

NC State University Veterinarian on Protecting Horses from Eastern Equine Encephalitis

State of North Carolina officials have now confirmed at least one equine death attributed to Eastern Equine Encephalitis, a viral disease that affects the nervous system in people as well as horses. Most equine cases of the disease are reported at the end of summer and early fall so the EEE season is beginning. While the disease can be deadly,… 

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Jul 26, 2018

N.C. Sees its Third Case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis of the Year

EEE is spread by mosquitoes and causes brain and spinal cord inflammation...