February 15, 2008

The former CVM director hasn't left these issues far behind. Dr. Stephen F. Sundlof became the director of the FDA Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, effective Jan. 7, after serving for more than a decade as director of the CVM.

AVMA News

Two new learning resources from the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues will allow veterinarians to hone communication skills and veterinary teaching hospitals to compare practice management and economic data.

Production Animals

Researchers have identified a new strain of swine influenza, H2N3, which belongs to the group of H2 influenza viruses that last infected humans during the 1957 pandemic. This new strain has a molecular twist—it is composed of avian and swine influenza genes.