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Cody Atkinson – Small Animal Internal Medicine Elisabeth Collins – Ophthalmology Lexi Fielding – Large Animal Surgery Maria Guzman – Emergency and Critical Care Siena Mitman – Ruminant Health Management Mickaël Pinto – Dermatology Leo Ragazzo – Cardiology Sarah Saylor – Small Animal Surgery Hayley S. Stratton – Zoological Medicine Kristy Williams – Cardiology

Nov 30, 2023

Training Veterinary Professors of the Future: New NC State Program Welcomes Inaugural Class

The new Veterinary Academic Leaders Program will help 10 hospital residents prepare for careers in academia at a time when veterinary shortages are leading to crises. 

Callahan is an associate professor of microbiomes and complex microbial communities, which is one of those 20 interdisciplinary clusters

Oct 5, 2023

Making Magic: How Hiring a Scientist With Expertise Outside Vet Med was Essential to Cat Gallbladder Discovery 

‘One of the key goals was to place someone like Ben in an environment where he could collaborate with clinicians. He is not in a silo somewhere else, and having the disciplines together like this creates magic.’ 

The Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium conference included hands-on labs on the NC State veterinary college campus.

Oct 4, 2023

Honey Bee Bonanza: NC State Vet Med Hosts National Consortium Conference

The NC State College of Veterinary Medicine played host for the Honey Bee Veterinary Consortium’s annual conference over the weekend, welcoming more than 100 bee lovers to campus for lectures and hands-on labs. Honeybees are essential to a third of the world’s food production and have been dying off across the globe in recent years because… 

Oct 2, 2023

Good News! State Budget Includes Money for Large Animal Hospital and New Equine Veterinary Center

“We are so grateful for the support of the state of North Carolina as we move forward with this important construction project,” says Dr. Kate Meurs, dean of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine. 

Archer Seaman was the first cat enrolled in the study in April 2021. Danielle Seaman calls this treatment life-changing.

Aug 29, 2023

Study’s Cystitis Remedy so Effective that NC State Ready to Offer Treatment to Cats

Data is pending on the study’s final cat, treated with low-dose radiotherapy last month, but the researchers say every other cat has shown improvement, with most never having another episode of cystitis. 

Maya Hurley with Capital City Animal Control, a division of the Raleigh Police Department, listens to Dr. Allison West explain what concerning signs to look for in a horse.

Aug 1, 2023

Helping Horses: NC State Hosts Training on Handling, Assessing Animals in Potential Danger

The all-day event, organized by the Humane Society of the United States with the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine and the Raleigh Police Department as partners, drew more than 30 officers from across North Carolina. 

Dr. Lauren Schnabel and Dr. Katie Sheats applied for the grant from the NC Horse Council.

May 2, 2023

Check Out The Oath 2.0 for Spring 2023

At the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, we offer the best education to the next generation of healers, expand the limits of medicine with our research and provide excellent care to our patients. This edition of The Oath magazine focuses on our equine and feline patients. Find stories about the major impact the college has… 

Mack Kestler and his dog Brandi

Apr 18, 2023

A Decade-Plus Later, A Heartfelt Thank You to NC State Cardiologist

When an email from Mack Kestler, a Florida truck driver, arrived unexpectedly in her inbox, Dr. Terri DeFrancesco easily conjured up fond memories of him and his little dog Brandi even though nearly 13 years had passed since their last encounter. An incredibly nice man, she recalled, salt of the earth. Critically ill dog he… 

Dr. Anthony Blikslager and Dr. Duncan Lascelles

Apr 13, 2023

2 Veterinary Professors Receive Alumni Association Awards

The NC State Alumni Association has recognized two longtime College of Veterinary Medicine professors with prestigious awards for 2023. Dr. Duncan Lascelles, professor in small animal surgery and pain management, was given the Distinguished Graduate Professor Award, and Dr. Anthony Blikslager, professor of equine surgery and head of the Department of Clinical Sciences, received the Outstanding… 

Apr 11, 2023

NC State’s New Standing CT a Game-Changer for Equine Care

Now, our equine experts can scan the heads and throat latches of horses without having to put the animals under anesthesia.