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Rocio Crespo

A flock of domestic turkeys gather in a field

Nov 21, 2023

Talking Turkey: How a Vaccine In Development at NC State Could Protect Turkeys from a Fast-Spreading Fatal Illness

Supported by a large grant from the USDA, an interdisciplinary team is researching a novel vaccine that could protect turkeys against a deadly disease while boosting their gut health against other illnesses. 

Beautiful Red Cats in the Green Grass in Summer

Nov 28, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, November 2022

From chronic kidney disease in cats to pain management in pigs, here's a look at some of the latest published studies from the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Project Malawi team

Nov 9, 2020

In Malawi, NC State Extends its Global Reach in Antimicrobial Resistance Fight

The CVM is joining forces with UNC Chapel Hill in a first-of-its-kind project to halt the spread of antimicrobial resistance in Malawi. 

Chicken site visit

Jan 28, 2020

CVM Launches its First Mobile Poultry Service

The mobile clinic is part service to a growing community, part boots-on-the-ground training for farm animal veterinarians. 

baby chicks in coop

Aug 11, 2019

CVM Students Awarded AAAP Scholarships

Several NC State College of Veterinary Medicine students picked up honors from the American Association of Avian Pathologists at the organization’s annual meeting last week in Washington. The Class of 2021’s Grayson Walker received a $5,000 AAAP Foundation/Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship, awarded to veterinary students dedicated to poultry health. Walker is an alumnus of… 

Rocio Crespo with baby chicks

Mar 12, 2019

A Passion for Poultry Health

She begins, as she usually does, with a smile and a laugh. “I need to show you something,” Rocio Crespo, NC State College of Veterinary Medicine’s new professor of poultry health management, says from behind her desk. In one swift movement she turns her chair around, switches her computer off sleep mode and pulls up a…