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Jan 13, 2012, 11:43 ET

Anton Hoffman, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, Receives 2011 Pfizer Distinguished Veterinary Teacher Award

 Professor and veterinarian Anton Hoffman of Texas A&M University's College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has been chosen...

Dec 20, 2011, 10:59 ET
Look closely to see a gorilla to the right of Dr. Jonna Mazet, a veterinarian and epidemiologist who leads an early warning pandemic system called PREDICT. The human/animal connection means that veterinarians like Dr. Mazet monitor emerging diseases and work to keep people healthy, too, says the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC).  (PRNewsFoto/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges)

The Virus Hunters: Tracking Down the Next HIV

Animal/Human Connection Means That Veterinarians Monitor Emerging Diseases, Work To Keep People Healthy, Too It's not a matter of...

Nov 09, 2011, 11:06 ET
Working dogs are involved in the military and law enforcement.  Keeping them healthy is a top priority for the veterinarians who specialize in their care.  (PRNewsFoto/Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges)

The AAVMC Salutes the Canine Heroes Who Served the Country at Home and at War - and the Veterinarians Who Continue To Keep Them Healthy

  Dr. Bess Pierce at VMRCVM is one such veterinarian  On Veteran's Day, Nov. 11, it's timely to consider that it's not only...

Oct 20, 2011, 10:09 ET

AAVMC Retains Governmental Affairs Firm

In order help tell the story of academic veterinary medicine to policymakers within the federal government, the Association of American Veterinary...

Jul 25, 2011, 15:29 ET

Stephen W. Barthold, Distinguished Professor of Veterinary and Medical Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine at California, Davis, Receives the Inaugural 2011 Merial-AAVMC Excellence in Research Award

Stephen W. Barthold, DVM, Ph.D., of the University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine will receive the Association of American...

Jul 20, 2011, 14:00 ET

Looking to the Future, AAVMC Board of Directors Approves NAVMEC Report - "Roadmap for Veterinary Medical Education in the 21st Century: Responsive, Collaborative, Flexible"

On Sunday, July 17, the board of directors of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) approved a report by the North...

Jun 16, 2011, 19:37 ET

Funding for Food Safety Labs Restored in Federal Budget

Many of the Labs Are Located at Colleges of Veterinary Medicine The U.S. House of Representatives today, by unanimous voice vote, passed an...

Jun 16, 2011, 10:30 ET

Top FDA Official: E. coli, Other Food-borne Illness "Inevitable"

Veterinary Medical Colleges Play Pivotal Role in Protecting the Nation's Food Supply The outbreak of significant instances of E. coli infection...

Jun 02, 2011, 15:31 ET

Dreaded "Cattle Plague" Disease Eradicated

Disease led to the establishment of the world's first veterinary school Three decades after the global eradication of smallpox, the World...