University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine
Newsletter or Bulletin
In this Issue
4 Animal Models of Human Disease
Comparative medicine is leading to new treatments for a host of conditions shared by humans and companion animals.
10 Affecting Entire Systems
Pioneers in food safety, population systems researchers not only discover and disseminate new knowledge, but train tomorrow’s leaders and meet the needs of external stakeholders.
13 College is Home to Homeland Security Center of Excellence
The National Center for Food Protection and Defense has a staff of 10 and a national network of hundreds.
14 Summer Scholars Get Hands-on Research Experience
The Summer Scholars Program gives first- and second-year veterinary students first-hand experience in research.
15 Researchers Honored at Annual Research Day Event
The College’s annual Points of Pride Research Day included seminars, award presentations, and a record number of poster presentations.
>Insert< CVM Research and Discovery Timeline College of Veterinary Medicine research milestones, 1947-2009
18 First Veterinarians Receive Funds From Loan Forgiveness Program
Three veterinarians have now received funds from the hard-won Minnesota Rural Veterinarian Loan Forgiveness Program. Meet two of them, Dr. Jason Anderson and Dr. Mackenzie Jones.
20 Private Funds Back College Investment in eLearning
Thanks to private dollars from CVM alumni, the College is making a major investment in eLearning.
In every issue
21 Graduate Program News
23 Around the College
25 Faculty and Staff News
27 Student News
32 Mark Your Calendar
On the cover
Veterinary public health resident Michael Mahero takes a sample from a vegetable bin as part of his research on agricultural practices on vegetable farms. See story on page 10. Photo by Sue Kirchoff
In this Issue
4 Veterinary Medical Center: Comprehensive, Cutting-Edge, Compassionate Care
The University of Minnesota Veterinary Medical Center has served the community for over a century. Its ...
n Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives . . . . . 3
n U of M is Homeland Security Center of Excellence ...........4
n West Nile Virus Claims Five Bald Eagles . 4
n Students Gain Global Perspective . . 5
n Veterinary ...
s Bird Flu: Being Prepared . . . .... 3
s Ben Pomeroy Student-Alumni Learning Center 5
s National SAVMA Symposium hosted by College . . 6
s Faculty Q & A: Dave Halvorson .... 8
s Equine Dental Education ...