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Obituaries

Deans at Penn and UGA to step down

Bequest to boost canine, equine research at Penn

Bayer wins legal actions against sales policy violators

Resolve to maintain a healthy lifestyle in the new year

AVMA Answers

Raw meat diets spark concern

Board appoints committee members, liaison representatives

Ethical position statements addressed

Euthanasia form reviewed

Assessing tuberculosis testing

Using veterinary feed directive drugs in an extralabel manner

Board votes on PANVET and WVA initiatives

Pet food policy rescinded

Pork production guidelines modified

Position statements address pregnant workers, dentistry

Complimentary convention registration offered to student spouses

Liaisons and sponsorships decided

Emergency management plan approved

Accreditation standards clarified, site visits authorized

ECFVG proposals considered

Addressing income inequities

AVMA to support biomedical research symposium

Protecting animals in research

Member added to Food Safety Advisory Committee

AVMA entities continued, altered, or sunset -

Term limits imposed on many committees

AVMA adopts new investment strategy

Marsh to succeed Peddie as AVMA treasurer

Student leadership conference to be offered

Stipend for AVMA fellows raised, other fellowship changes OK'd

Fighting for association health plans

Regulation of animal biologics challenged

Programs to raise AVMA profile, promote veterinary careers

AVMA tackles animal welfare legislation

GRD Focuses on drugs and biologics

Pushing politics

Extending a helping hand to Iraqi and Afghan veterinarians

Board acts on state public policy proposals

NCVEI extended another five years

Plan creating animal pain and distress panel fails

Outdated disabled livestock position rescinded

AVMA: removing, reducing teeth as treatment for canine aggression inappropriate

Position on free-roaming abandoned and feral cats revised

Dog and cat population control statement updated

Amendment would preserve grants that spur diversity

AVMA expresses commitment to diversity

Advisory body to replace Animal Welfare Committee

Revised guide to drug, vaccine, pesticide use in aquaculture available

AVMA creates Animal Welfare Division

Executive Board Coverage: Overview

ISU Center for Food Security and Public Health offers online resources

Policy emphasizes public health education

National Institute for Food and Agriculture on the horizon

Lobbying for animal disease issues

FDA biosecurity record-keeping rule becomes effective; meetings planned

Researchers study GIS-based FMD forecasting, control strategies