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  • 03/16/2009 Home Page College Restructures Administrative Team

    Responding to the current reductions in state budgets, the College of Veterinary Medicine is consolidating its three associate dean positions into two.  Dean John U. Thomson announced Monday that Dr. Lisa Nolan and Dr. Eldon Uhlenhopp have accepted new roles in the College, effective March 16, 2009.

  • 03/12/2009 Home Page Thomson Urges Veterinarians to be Involved in Securing their Future
    “Securing our future is not a spectator sport,” urged Dr. John U. Thomson, Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Iowa State University.

    “For a secure future, swine veterinarians must remain a recognized and valued resource for the production of safe, affordable and available pork,” said Dr. Thomson who delivered the Howard Dunne Memorial Lecture at the 2009 annual meeting of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians.

  • 03/12/2009 Home Page ISU Veterinary Students Win Scholarships

    The American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation awarded scholarships totaling $25,000 to 15 veterinary students during the AASV annual meeting in Dallas, Texas. Five of the 15 students receiving scholarships were from Iowa State University's College of Veterinary Medicine.

  • 03/10/2009 Home Page Dr. Michael Wannemuehler Named VMPM Chair

    Dr. Michael J. WannemuehlerDr. Michael J. Wannemuehler has been named Chair of the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine effective March 4, 2009. He has been serving as interim chair and professor since April, 2008 when Dr. Lisa Nolan became Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs.

  • 03/10/2009 Home Page ISU Veterinarian Receives Howard Dunne Memorial Award from the AASV

    Dr. Kent J. Schwartz was honored with the 2009 Howard Dunne Memorial Award by the American Association of Swine Veterinarians. The award, presented at the association’s annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, recognizes an AASV member who has made important contributions and provided outstanding service to the association and the swine industry.

  • 03/10/2009 Home Page Gauger Receives AASV Foundation Hogg Scholarship

    Dr. GaugerDr. Phil Gauger, Ames, Iowa, was named the 2009 recipient of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians Foundation Hogg Scholarship. The scholarship was presented during the association’s annual meeting in Dallas, Texas.

  • 03/10/2009 Home Page ISU Veterinarian Begins Term as President of the AASV
    Dr. Butch BakerDr. Rodney “Butch” Baker, Ames, Iowa, was installed as the 40th president of the American Association of Swine Veterinarians during the association’s annual meeting in Dallas, Texas, March 10. Dr. Baker is a senior clinician in the Food Supply Veterinary Medicine Unit at Iowa State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.
     
  • 03/02/2009 Home Page Iowa State Researchers Receive Awards For Parkinson's Disease Study

     AMES, Iowa -- Two researchers in the Iowa Center for Advanced Neurotoxicology (ICAN) at Iowa State University have received awards totaling more than $4 million from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The awards represent innovative approaches to funding biomedical research in Parkinson's Disease by NINDS.

  • 01/30/2009 Home Page Iowa State University Foundation Matches Battelle Challenge with Four New Academic Chairs

    AMES, Iowa -- Four new endowed faculty positions have been established at Iowa State University as part of the Battelle Challenge instituted by the State of Iowa.

  • 01/29/2009 Home Page Dr. Rodger Main Named Director of Operations for the ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

    Dr. Rodger MainAmes, IA --- A nationally recognized swine veterinarian, Dr. Rodger Main, has been named Director of Operations at the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine.