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  • 06/15/2011 Home Page ISU Veterinary College selected to host fourth annual Merial Rabies Symposium

    AMES, Iowa -- Dedication and a commitment to raising awareness about rabies have earned Iowa State University veterinary students the opportunity to host the 2011 Merial Rabies Symposium on Sept. 24. The symposium is part of the observance of World Rabies Day, held annually each September.

  • 06/10/2011 Home Page Congratulations: Promotion and Tenure Announcement

    It is a great pleasure to congratulate eight of our college faculty on their advancement through the Promotion and Tenure process at Iowa State University. 

    Promotion to Professor (already tenured)
    Annette O’Connor VDPAM

  • 06/06/2011 Home Page Ackermann Named Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies

    Dr. Mark R. Ackermann, professor of veterinary pathology, has been named Interim Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies,effective June 1, 2011. He replaces Dr. Qijing Zhang who has stepped away from the position to devote himself fully to his research program.

  • 06/02/2011 Home Page Haynes Named Chair of ISU Veterinary Pathology Department

    Dr. Joe Haynes, professor of veterinary pathology for Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Veterinary Pathology. His five-year appointment as chair began May 16.

  • 06/01/2011 Home Page ISU College of Veterinary Medicine Inducts New Veterinary Honor Society Members

    In a special reception held at Reiman Gardens, the Gamma Chapter of the Society of Phi Zeta at the College of Veterinary Medicine inducted 34 new members. Phi Zeta, the honor society of veterinary medicine, recognizes and promotes scholarship and research pertaining to the welfare and diseases of animals. When the Gamma Chapter of Phi Zeta was established at Iowa State in 1931, it was only the third such chapter in the nation. Today, there are 27 chapters.

  • 05/17/2011 Home Page Attention Horse Owners and Referring Veterinarians: Information on Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy

    At this time, the Large Animal Hospital at the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center has not seen or heard of any cases of equine herpesvirus myeloencephalopathy (EHM) in this area. Recently, there have been reports of EHM affecting an unconfirmed number of horses in the United States and Canada. This outbreak appears related to initial cases at a cutting horse show in Ogden, Utah, which was held from April 29 - May 8. Horses at that event may have been exposed to this virus and subsequently spread the infection to other horses.

  • 05/16/2011 Home Page Attention Veterinarians: Important News about the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program

    The USDA will be offering live webinars to veterinarians interested in applying to the Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program for fiscal year 2011. The webinar will be recorded and accessible from the VMLRP website for those unable to participate in the live sessions.

    Live broadcasts will be held on:

    Tuesday, May 17, at 10 a.m. (Eastern Time)
    Tuesday, May 17, at 4 p.m. (Eastern Time)
    Monday, May 23, at 10 a.m. (Eastern Time)
    Monday, May 23, at 4 p.m. (Eastern Time)

  • 05/11/2011 Home Page Media Alert - Veterinary Biologics Training Program

    Media Alert 

    The 16th Annual Veterinary Biologics Training Program hosts 160-plus national and international animal health professionals, who come together in Ames to learn how to ensure the safety and efficacy of veterinary vaccines.

  • 05/06/2011 Home Page ISU Professor and Extension Veterinarian Recognized Nationally for Leadership in Animal Welfare

    AMES, Iowa -- Dr. Jan Shearer has been selected as the 2011 recipient of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Animal Welfare Award. Shearer is a Professor and Extension Veterinarian in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. Established in 1989, the award recognizes an AVMA member who has advanced animal well-being, shown exemplary dedication to animal care, and contributed to the community and society.

  • 04/26/2011 Home Page CVM Puts the “V” in VEISHEA . . . in style!

    VEISHEA 2011 may not go down in the record books as one of the best weather days of the year, but it will be remembered for the great open house at the College of Veterinary Medicine. As the CVM VEISHEA co-chairs, Emily Frandson and Gretta Albrecht, wrote, the college “puts the ‘V’ in VEISHEA . . . who would attend something called “EISHEA?”