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Free Eye Exams for Qualifying Service Dogs during Month of May

by crd 16. April 2013 07:50

WSU is participating in offering Free Eye Exams for Qualifying Service Dogs during May.  Register at: 

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WSU VCAPP gets a new name: IPN

by crd 15. April 2013 07:54


VCAPP gets a new name!  It is now the Department of Integrative Physiology and Neuroscience (IPN).

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WSU CE webinar on Meningoencephalitis on March 27, 2013

by crd 19. March 2013 14:58

CE webinar on Meningoencephalitis by Stephanie Thomovsky   on March 27, 2013, 6PM Pacific time. This webinar will present the clinical presentation, diagnostic evaluation and treatment of patients with infectious or non-infectious meningoencephalitis.

One hour, one CE Credit.


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WSU 2012 Jerry Newbrey Teaching Scholars

by crd 19. March 2013 14:57

The designation of “Newbrey Teaching Scholar” is awarded to faculty for excellence in teaching during the first 3 years of the veterinary curriculum. It is awarded to faculty who, according to the CVM’s standardized student evaluations, score in the top 20 percentile of the college on the query “Rate the Instructor.”

Teresa Alessio
George Barrington
Annie Chen
Tamara Grubb
Joe Harding
Steve Hines
Don Knowles
Sunshine Lahmers
Charles Leathers
John Mattoon
Katrina Mealey
Robert Mealey
Steven Parish
Deb Sellon
Rance Sellon
Leslie Sprunger
Patricia Talcott
Ahmed Tibary
Stephanie Thomovsky
Michael Varnum
Katherine Wardrop


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WSU's Art in the Library Series

by crd 18. March 2013 12:43

Please join us on Friday, March 22, to meet Diana Roberts, featured artist, to view her collection of watercolors now on display in the Animal Health Library.

March 22, 2013
4:30–6:00 P.M.

Wine, Cheese, and Fruit
RSVP Vicki Croft


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WSU's Terry F. McElwain is a new Regents Professor

by crd 18. March 2013 12:40

Terry F. McElwain, associate director and professor, Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, and executive director, Washington Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory has been promoted to regents professor.

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WSU CVM Executive Report

by crd 21. February 2013 17:39

Read what's new at the WSU College of Veterinary Medicine in the Winter 2013 Executive Report.


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Art in the Library Series, March 22, 2013 Meet the Artist Diana Roberts

by crd 22. January 2013 15:53


Please join us on Friday, March 22, to meet Diana Roberts, featured artist, to view her collection of watercolors now on display in the Animal Health Library.  Her artwork features the human-animal bond she witnesses while her dog and cat  visit with hospice patients.  Diana’s paintings also include custom portraits and landscapes where she hikes, bikes, and skis.

This exhibit is the 7th in AHL’s Art in the Library series.  For more information about Diana and the current exhibit, go to:



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DVM@WSU on April 12, 2013 for prospective students and pre-vet advisors

by crd 10. January 2013 14:25

Are you a college student considering a career in veterinary medicine? Are you a pre-vet advisor? Would you like to know more about what it takes to be admitted into the Washington-Idaho-Utah (WIU) Regional Program in Veterinary Medicine program? If you answered yes, then this event is for you!

Please register to join us in Pullman, WA on Friday, April 12, 2013 for the annual D.iscover V.eterinary M.edicine@WSU recruitment event. This event is geared for college students and pre-vet advisors who want to know more about the veterinary profession. A continental breakfast and catered lunch will be provided for all participants registered for the daylong event.


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WSU launches first research program for individualized medicine in animals

by crd 9. January 2013 15:22

Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine has established the profession’s first dedicated research effort pursuing individualized medicine in animals.

Individualized medicine, also called personalized medicine, has exploded in human healthcare thanks to a growing understanding of health and disease at the molecular level.  Discoveries are coming quickly and move in record time from the lab bench to the bedside where they are recognized as new, justifiable clinical practices.

"Establishing a research emphasis for advancing individualized animal medicine is long overdue in veterinary medicine,” said Bryan Slinker, dean of the veterinary college and the person who green lighted the research priority.  "Human medicine is significantly ahead of veterinary medicine in this area and we want WSU to be the first and the best center for advancing individualized medicine for the entire veterinary profession.”  more

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