Profiles (Winter/Spring 2012) v.11 (1)

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Profiles (Winter/Spring 2012) v.11 (1)

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In this issue Features 4 Center for Animal Health and Food Safety: 10 Years of Collaborative Leadership The Center for Animal Health and Food Safety celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. 9 Four Cooperating Universities Receive $700,000 Dairy Grant The grant is being used to launch a National Center of Excellence in Dairy Production Medicine Education for Veterinarians. 10 NIH Awards CVM Five-Year Grant for Summer Scholars Program The funds will support summer research training for veterinary students. Regents Allocate More Funds to Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory A much-needed $1.6 million is allocated to the VDL. College Celebrates Research Day The annual Points of Pride Research Day celebrates research programs,researchers, and research partners. 11 Welcoming President and Mrs. Kaler University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler and his wife, Karen, visit the College and return a bald eagle to the wild at the Fall Raptor Release. 12 Donor Honor Roll A special thank-you to the College’s donors 14 Veterinary Research Aids Human Trials An experimental treatment for brain cancer first used in dogs is now being tried in humans. 15 CVM Part of Teaching and Research Initiative in China The College is part of an international consortium of veterinary schools. China Swine Conference Planned The College plans to bring the annual Leman Swine Conference to China, the world’s largest pork-producing country. Camelid Professionals Educate and Engage The Camelid Health Conference drew participants from as far away as Texas. In every issue 16 Faculty and staff news 18 Graduate program news 20 Student news 21 Alumni news 24 Upcoming events On the cover The One Health Partnerships Workshop engages participants from around the world; Dr. Will Hueston, first director of the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety (CAHFS); Dr. Jeff Bender, former director of CAHFS; Dr. Peter Davies, professor, makes a presentation at a public health rotation.



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Ames, Trevor: Dean; Graves, Brian: Communications Director; Kirchoff, Sue: Editor, Writer & Designer; Howard, Fran: Contributing Writer; Pasch, Nathan: Cover Design. (2012). Profiles (Winter/Spring 2012) v.11 (1). Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy,

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