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Turtle Rescue Team

A brunette female veterinarian wearing a black shirt stands in front of a flamingo enclosure at a zoo.

Oct 26, 2023

Veterinary Medicine, Done ‘Taylor’s Way’

The Greensboro Science Center’s new head veterinarian Dr. Taylor Gregory, an NC State alumna, has taken an unconventional route through her early career but one that's proudly her own. 

doctor foster and crew members break ground

Nov 30, 2021

NC State Veterinary Medicine News and Updates, November 2021

A new class of Annable Scholars, coyotes in Raleigh and more from a busy month on campus. 

Snapping turtle

Nov 19, 2020

Turtle Rescue Team Saves Snapper With Plenty of Backbone

A severed spinal cord is disastrous for people, but not so for some remarkable animal species.  

Students Turtle Rescue Team

Sep 21, 2020

Volunteers Lead Renovation of Turtle Rescue Team Headquarters

The Turtle Rescue Team’s bustling center of reptile and amphibian healing occupies newly renovated headquarters courtesy of generous supporters and volunteers. 

Class of 2020 Mandy Womble

May 8, 2020

Class of 2020 Story: An NC State Adventure, 13 years and counting

Mandy Womble's many mentors provided invaluable support during her time at NC State and the CVM. 

Cheryl Heitzman holds a Turtle Rescue Team box turtle patient

Jan 14, 2020

A Slow and Steady Race to Save Turtles

Cheryl Heitzman, Class of 2021, is the co-president of the Turtle Rescue Team, a student organization dedicated to saving North Carolina's native turtles, reptiles and amphibians. 

cvm facility

Nov 10, 2016

A Man with a Plan — and a Little Help from His Friends

Joe Grennon of Quincy, Massachusetts (birthplace and final resting place of two presidents -- John Adams and his son, John Quincy Adams) is a man with a plan. And that plan has always included animals... 

Jul 20, 2012

Unusual Surgery by NC State College of Veterinary Medicine Team Saves Injured Green Sea Turtle

RALEIGH — Out came the rotting tissue and bone bits, on went a couple of women’s dress hooks via dabs of five-minute epoxy and household repairputty. And voila! One repaired sea turtle noggin. A surgical team of about 10 N.C. State University veterinarians, technicians and students used a novel mix of high technology and common…