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Veterinarians and public health
In addition to caring for animals, veterinarians are critical to public health. We contribute to medical discovery, protect people and animals from…
Convention-goers get a peek at DC Public Health Lab
Kicking off the tour was Tony Tran, PHL director and a doctor of public health, who described some of the laboratory's activities.
U.S. Public Health Service honors 19
The U.S. Public Health Service honored 19 veterinarians for their work in emergencies and health campaigns.
Murphy leading AVMA Division of Animal and Public Health
Dr. Mike Murphy, most recently a veterinary medical officer with the Center for Veterinary Medicine at the Food and Drug Administration, joined the…
Public health careers on display for veterinary students at CDC event
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention hosted the 2019 Veterinary Student Day seminar Jan. 13-14 at its headquarters in Atlanta.
National Academies of Practice advances interprofessional health care
The mission of the NAP calls for distinguished professionals to advance interprofessional health care
States shift from travel health form with no one clear alternative
Fulfilling requests from clients for health forms for their pets when travelling domestically may not be as simple as it used to be
USDA awards $7M for loan repayment to address shortage areas
The Department of Agriculture announced in late November that 74 food animal and public health veterinarians will receive educational loan assistance
FDA open to possibility of legalizing some cannabis products
The FDA plan features a public hearing set for May 31 to gather stakeholder input.
One-health visionary receives AVMA Award
Dr. Roger K. Mahr proposed initiative that led to One Health Commission
National Academies of Practice accepts two veterinary fellows
The National Academies of Practice, an interdisciplinary organization of health care practitioners and scholars, held a March 7-9 forum in Atlanta on…
Global leaders, experts see potential in shared risks
Global health leaders are trying to help countries find flaws in how they find and respond to disease threats.
Consortium awarded $85M for one-health workforce project
A consortium led by the University of California-Davis One Health Institute has been awarded up to $85 million over five years from the U.S. Agency…
The National Institutes of Health has awarded a five-year grant totaling nearly $2 million to X.J. Meng, MD, PhD, a professor of molecular virology at
The AlignCare starting line
The subsidized veterinary care system AlignCare, out of the Program for Pet Health Equity at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, is preparing to…
OIE to aid against disease, uncertainty
Global animal health leaders urged improved readiness for disasters and harmful trends, updated rabies standards, and pledged to organize against
Veterinary care for all
Veterinary care for underserved populations was the central topic during the first Access to Veterinary Care Symposium, hosted by the Program for Pet…
Dunham appointed to National Academies board
The board is the major program unit of the National Academies responsible for organizing and overseeing studies on agriculture, forestry, fisheries,…
And now, the US surgeon general
U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams addressed an audience of veterinary professionals Aug. 3 during the opening session of AVMA Convention 2019 in…
Residues rare in meat, FSIS official says
Federal food inspectors seldom find residue problems in animal products, despite intensive sampling, according to a Department of Agriculture…
Nominations open for 2020 AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards for 2020.
Army Veterinary Corps gets new leader
Col. Steven Greiner will serve as the next chief of the Army Veterinary Corps.
AVMA presents Excellence Awards for 2019
During AVMA Convention 2019 this August in Washington, D.C., a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such…
Lead in cows is a risk for people
Cattle raised for milk and meat can consume lead through their environments or feed.
AVMA weighs in at cannabis hearing
The hearing is part of an FDA plan resulting from growing interest in FDA-regulated products derived from Cannabis sativa L and its components.