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Guy Palmer a Panelist at a Global Exchange Event

by Admin 19. January 2011 15:49

Guy Palmer, director of the Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health was one of four panelists at a Common Reading Program event, “Assembling a Toolkit for Global Exchange.” This year’s common reading selection is “Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and and Pakistan,” Mortensen’s second book.


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Sarah Cleaveland receives WSU McCoy Award

by WSU CVM 20. October 2010 14:55

Sarah Cleaveland, an internationally recognized global health scientist and veterinary epidemiologist and professor at the University of Glasgow in the Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine, is a recipient of the 2010 McCoy Award.  McCoy was a faculty member in the College of Veterinary Medicine for 23 years. Following his death in 1958, the John E. McCoy Endowment was established through private gifts.

Cleaveland's research focuses on diseases in East Africa at the human-animal interface with both wildlife and domestic animals. Her team works to identify animal reservoirs of infection, to understand the risk factors of new and emerging infectious diseases, and to understand the infection dynamics in linked human and animal populations.

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Groundbreaking ceremony for the new WSU Global Animal Health building—Friday, June 25, 2010

by WSU CVM 8. June 2010 16:30

You’re invited to groundbreaking ceremonies for the new Global Animal Health building—Friday, June 25, 2010, with a program and reception from noon to 1:30 p.m. All are welcome. The building site is adjacent to the Veterinary Teaching Hospital on the WSU Pullman campus. Directions: 877-978-3868 or


Funded in part through a generous $25 million grant from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the 62,000-square-foot facility will house state-of-the-art research and diagnostic laboratories. Completion is scheduled for March 2012. More about the building here:



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