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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.
Veterinary public health fellowship in the works
Throughout her career, Dr. Marguerite Pappaioanou has studied and applied the interconnectedness of human and animal health
Congressmen call for public health coordination amid coronavirus outbreak
As coronavirus infections spread, veterinarians in Congress stress that the outbreak shows the need for coordinated health planning among federal…
Compendium of measures to prevent disease associated with animals in public settings
The AVMA endorses 2017 Compendium of Measures to Prevent Disease Associated with Animals in Public Settings promulgated by the NASPHV
What do you need to know about coronavirus?
The new coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has public health officials on high alert across the United States. The AVMA is collecting information about…
Can veterinarians prevent the next pandemic?
The COVID-19 pandemic marks the third novel coronavirus outbreak of the 21st century. Unlike the viruses that cause severe acute respiratory syndrome…
Pandemic prevention program ending after 10 years
USAID Predict led virus discovery, health training, risk education
AVMA is committed to helping the veterinary community through the COVID-19 pandemic. Get actionable information on PPE, implementing social distancing…
Idaho finds plague in domestic cats
The Idaho Division of Public Health identified Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes plague, in six domestic cats in mid-2016.
Finding risks in a flood of genetic data
Faster, cheaper genome sequencing is helping public health researchers identify the risks of drug resistance and medical treatment failure.
Training in foreign and emerging animal diseases
To protect public health, animal health, and food production, it is essential that all veterinarians are adequately prepared to recognize foreign…
CDC confers Steele award on Buttke
Lt. Cmdr. Danielle Buttke (Cornell ‘09) received the 2014 James H. Steele Veterinary Public Health Award
Triage follows deep cuts
Public health departments, battered by budget cuts, are reducing services and employing fewer people, including veterinarians.
West Nile outbreak on track to being worst in US history
By early September, public health officials had declared this year’s outbreak of West Nile was shaping up to be the worst since the flavivirus
Robertson Hale promoted by FSIS
This past October, Dr. Kis Robertson Hale was appointed deputy assistant administrator for the Office of Public
Epidemics investigated at Smithsonian exhibition
The public will get a better sense of the factors that contribute to infectious disease epidemics in a new exhibition at the Smithsonian
Tiny ticks, big threat
Ticks responsible for most U.S. vector-borne diseases
The CDC for wildlife
Established in 1975, the U.S. Geological Survey’s National Wildlife Health Center is at the forefront of wildlife health research for
The American Horse Council and American Association of Equine Practitioners, along with state and federal health officials, are
Army Veterinary Corps gets new leader
Col. Steven Greiner will serve as the next chief of the Army Veterinary Corps.
AVMA endorses the 2016 Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control developed by the NASPHV.
Diesch wins agriculture prize
Dr. Stanley Diesch (Minnesota ‘56) recently became only the third veterinarian to win the Siehl Prize for Excellence in Agriculture.
Restriction of veterinary biologics to veterinarians' use
The AVMA supports USDA efforts to restrict veterinary biologics to use by or under the direction of a licensed veterinarian.
11th edition of Merck manual to be published in July
Merck & Co. will publish the 11th edition of The Merck Veterinary Manual in July.
Foot and mouth disease
Foot-and-mouth disease, widely known as FMD, is a severe, highly contagious viral disease and a worldwide concern.