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Nov 7, 2022

Former NC State Veterinary Professor wins ACVS Foundation Legends Award

David DeYoung, a former professor of orthopedic surgery and associate dean at the NC College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded the Legends Award from the American College of Veterinary Surgeons Foundation. The award is given to someone who has developed a surgical or diagnostic procedure of significant value, proven by becoming the test or… 

Dr. Natasha Olby

Nov 1, 2022

October News and Updates: Our Expertise is Showing

In the Spotlight Dogs’ risk of dementia increases by half every year Natasha Olby, clinician scientist and gerontology expert, was a source for National Geographic’s story on the risk of dementia in dogs. “The beauty of this is that we can validate hands-on observations coming in from people via questionnaires,” she says. “We are finding… 

dog lounges on couch

Sep 30, 2022

NC State Veterinary Medicine Research Roundup, September 2022

With published research on such diverse topics as treating equine eye inflammation with gene therapy to using stem cell grafting to regenerate diseased organs, NC State researchers continue to produce findings that will improve both animal and human health. Here is a sample of their work. 

Sep 1, 2022

August News and Updates: Seals, Sloths and Important Firsts

Status Change: Nephrology and Urology Speciality Reaches College Level Recognizing that the field of veterinary nephrology and urology has grown in complexity and vision, the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties has provisionally approved a petition to elevate the specialty to college status. NC State Professor Shelly Vaden is president-elect of the new American College of… 

Dean Meurs

Aug 25, 2022

Getting to Know Dean Meurs

In April, Dr. Kate Meurs became the dean of the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine following a nationwide search. Meurs is the first female dean of the college and the inaugural recipient of the Randall B. Terry Jr. College of Veterinary Medicine Endowed Dean’s Chair. In this new video, Dean Meurs talks about her background,… 

Tanner Snead, Shelly Vaden and Allison Kendall consult on a recent bladder scan of a patient.

Aug 9, 2022

Status Change: Nephrology and Urology Speciality Reaches College Level

Recognizing that the field of veterinary nephrology and urology has grown in complexity and vision, the AVMA American Board of Veterinary Specialties has provisionally approved a petition to elevate the specialty to college status. Shelly Vaden, professor of internal medicine at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine, is president-elect of the new American College of… 

Dr. Lenin Villamizar-Martinez, left, works with technician Jeannie Losey on a patient.

Jul 14, 2022

College of Veterinary Medicine Expands Critical Dental and Oral Surgery Program

As the demand for specialized training in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery continues to increase, the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine is ramping up its program, adding a second dentistry and oral surgery professor last month and starting its first residency training program in the field this week. Lenin Villamizar-Martinez, assistant professor of Dentistry and…