Chronicling a century of veterinary medicine
JAVMA’s first issue came out in October 1915. In the ensuing 100 years, the Journal has had a marked impact on AVMA members, and vice
Antimicrobial sales outpace meat production
Agriculture-related sales of antimicrobials rose by one-sixth in five years, and that included a one-fifth rise in sales of those
FDA bars import of cow reproductive hormone products
Federal regulators warned that three cattle-use reproductive hormone products sold in the U.S. are unapproved, and it is now illegal to import
Seven cattle veterinarians honored as clinicians, mentors, leaders
Seven veterinarians were honored for their work as clinicians, mentors, and leaders in veterinary medicine and cattle
King leaving Ohio State this fall
Dr. Lonnie J. King will step down from his position as dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine this August.
Diesch wins agriculture prize
Dr. Stanley Diesch (Minnesota ‘56) recently became only the third veterinarian to win the Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture.
FDA wants species-level antimicrobial data
A proposal published in May would require drug companies to provide federal authorities estimated volumes of antimicrobials sold for
Antibiotic use is changing. Talk to your veterinarian.
Talk to a veterinarian about responsible use of antibiotics in animals. Veterinary oversight helps preserve antimicrobial effectiveness in fighting…
George W. Bishop, DVM
District X AVMA Board of Directors Representative AVMA Officers Biographical Sketch
Senators doubt FDA can control antimicrobial use
Three senators have expressed doubt federal authorities can or will ensure veterinarians administer antimicrobials to livestock only
AVMA shapes new animal vaccine labels
Thanks to the work of our AVMA volunteers, the efficacy claims on vaccine labels we've all grown accustomed to in practice are going to become much…
Large animal practitioners grapple with fluid shortage
Large animal practitioners are grappling with a shortage of large-volume bags of polyionic fluids, separate from the ongoing shortage
Recognized for excellence
During the AVMA Annual Convention this July in Boston, the AVMA gave awards to a number of individuals and two organizations
AVMA hires executive, manager
A former state veterinary medical association director and a former executive from an association that trains and educates real
FDA issues oversight rules for medicated feed
The Food and Drug Administration issued the rules on veterinary feed directives, which are similar to prescriptions
1935 - 1945
Information on food-producing animals was a mainstay of JAVMA during this decade.
Antimicrobial use in veterinary practice
These AVMA resources for veterinarians support the judicious use of antibiotics and other antimicrobials, and combat antimicrobial resistance.
1935 - 1945
From 1935-1945, the AVMA dealt with national events such as the Great Depression and World War II. JAVMA reported on the Army Veterinary Corps often
Board acts on wellness and food security measures, elects officers
The AVMA Board of Directors agendas included such topics as global food security, professional wellness, and the U.S. Army
Many cat and dog owners have been embracing preventive dental care for their pets in recent years, including home care
Teller, Bishop elected to AVMA Board of Directors
This July, Drs. Lori M. Teller and George W. Bishop will begin their terms as representatives from districts VIII and X on the AVMA Board of Directors
Growing member value
The new AVMA Strategic Plan aims to increase member satisfaction by focusing on objectives such as protecting and enhancing the lifelong
1985 - 1995
This era saw female veterinarians become AVMA editor-in-chief and AVMA president-elect—and a veterinary student become Miss America
Drought, volatility hurt dairies
The drought in California, now in its fourth year, is hurting dairies already weakened by volatile milk prices.
The next step
When the AVMA House of Delegates convenes in Boston this July, it will select the 2015-2016 AVMA president-elect.