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GLOBAL HEALTH NEWS

 

CVM Dean Lunn

November 29, 2018 | Global Health News

RESEARCH NEWS

Dean Lunn Launches Global Health at CVM

Dean Paul Lunn describes his vision for the new Global Health program at the College of Veterinary Medicine, and the exciting possibilities that lie ahead.

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November 28, 2018 | NC State News

RESEARCH NEWS

Salmonella, Gene Swapping and Antibiotic Resistance: Five Questions with Sid Thakur

Sid Thakur discusses antibiotic resistance in Salmonella, and his search for genetic similarities across different strains.

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Leptospirosis Risk Calculation

October 25, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Researchers Calculate Priority Index for Leptospirosis Risk in Brazil

Researchers from NC State University and the University of São Paulo have developed a risk-based priority index to help reduce Leptospirosis in Brazil. 

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Faculty photo

October 3, 2018 | Office of Global Engagement

RESEARCH NEWS

2018-19 Global Engagement Institute Participants Announced

The Office of Global Engagement announces the participants of the 2018-19 Global Engagement Institute. 

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Cows in rural Ethiopia

August 18, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

EDUCATION NEWS

Tackling Health Challenges, 7,500 Miles Away

This summer, three veterinary students traveled abroad to conduct global health research projects as part of their Certificate in Global Health.

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CVM campus

July 19, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Two CVM Global Health Collaborations Receive Funding

Two global health projects led by Kelly Meiklejohn and Sid Thakur receive funding from the University Global Partnership Network. 

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Ed Breitschwerdt

July 10, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Breitschwerdt Awarded WSAVA Global One Health Award

Ed Breitschwerdt, a worldwide leader in infectious disease research and longtime NC State College of Veterinary Medicine clinician-scientist, has won the 2018 Global One Health Award from the World Small Animal Veterinary Association.

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Dr. Andy Stringer

April 22, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Stringer Receives Fellowship for Global Health Research Project

Andy Stringer, the CVM’s director of global health education, receives a fellowship to combat antimicrobial resistance in Ethiopia.

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Elsa Sanabria

April 4, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

EDUCATION NEWS

New Master’s Program Offers Global Health Focus for Vet Students

Elsa Sanabria is the first CVM student accepted into the master’s of public health with global health emphasis program, launched this fall. 

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CVM campus

March 25, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Global Health Project Breaks Down Veterinary Library Borders

Kris Alpi, director of the William Rand Kenan Jr. Veterinary Medicine Library, receives a scholarship to improve the accessibility of pharmacy literature around the world.

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Dr. Sid Thakur

March 25, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Thakur Earns Grant for Antimicrobial Surveillance Partnerships in India

Sid Thakur and Paula Cray receive an Internationalized Seed Grant from NC State to strengthen the global fight against antimicrobial resistance. 

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Dr. Thakur working with pigs

February 21, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Making Global Health a Priority

Through seed grants from NC State’s Office of Global Engagement and WHO-AGISAR, Sid Thakur is tackling antimicrobial resistance. 

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Derek Foster and Duncan Lascelles

February 19, 2018 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Foster, Lascelles Awarded Pharmacology Research Grants

Derek Foster receives a Veterinary Pharmacology Research Grant to explore antibiotic treatments in cows with mastitis. 

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DNA double helix

October 17, 2017 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

CVM Receives Funding to Continue GenomeTrakr Program

The GenomeTrakr program at the College of Veterinary Medicine receives funding from the NIH and FDA to help its global expansion.

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Dr. Sid Thakur and Dr. Megan Jacob

October 11, 2017 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

To Surveil and Protect: The Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

Paula Cray, Megan Jacob and Sid Thakur at the College of Veterinary Medicine receive a five-year FDA grant to monitor antimicrobial resistance in retail meat sold in North Carolina. 

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Bacteria cultures on agar plate

October 5, 2017 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Pass It On: Bacteria Can Spread Antibiotic Resistance Through Soil

Sid Thakur discovers that spreading manure on the ground as fertilizer can also spread antibiotic resistance to bacteria in the soil.

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Ethiopian farmer

August 8, 2017 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Looks that Thrill: CVM Excels in Research Image Contest

Andy Stringer receives second prize for his portrait of an Ethiopian farmer, taken while researching the impact of zoonotic diseases and food safety in Ethiopia. 

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Dr. Erin Lashnits

July 17, 2017 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Shedding Light on an Emerging Infectious Disease

Erin Lashnits and co-researchers have tracked the infectious disease Bartonellosis across North America and southern Canadian provinces.  

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Bacteria

April 2, 2017 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Fighting Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria in Food Animals

Meet Derek Foster, an assistant professor of ruminant health and management who is examining antimicrobial resistance and antibiotic use in food animals.

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Sid Thakur with Reagan Converse

September 27, 2016 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Stopping Foodborne Illnesses In Their Tracks

The US Food and Drug Agency GenomeTrakr arrives at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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Dr. Blikslager and Dr. Gerard examining animal skull

September 21, 2016 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

Life-Changing Impact

Anthony Blikslager and Mathew Gerard are mapping the paranasal sinus anatomy of the white rhinoceros to improve the survival of poached rhinos. 

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Civil Affairs Training Program

July 13, 2016 | Veterinary Medicine News

RESEARCH NEWS

A Different Kind of Field Work

NC State’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Ft. Bragg’s 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion create a pilot training program in veterinary medicine for Civil Affairs soldiers and medics. 

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CVM students

May 23, 2016 | Veterinary Medicine News

EDUCATION NEWS

Six NC State CVM Students Awarded Hitchings New Investigator Award

Esther Gu, one of six students to receive the award, plans to use the award for a summer global health research project in Ethiopia, mentored by Andy Stringer

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Dr. Andy Stringer

July 23, 2015 | Veterinary Medicine News

EDUCATION NEWS

College of Veterinary Medicine Welcomes Director of Global Health Education

Andy Stringer is appointed Director of the Global Health Education programs at NC State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

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CVM students

February 7, 2012 | Veterinary Medicine News

EDUCATION NEWS

CVM Students Help Initiate One Health Intellectual Exchange Group

A group of students in the College of Veterinary Medicine create a forum to meet with medical and public health peers and discuss One Health.

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