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A passion for public health
Veterinary schools engage veterinarians, physicians, and students in the dialogue
U.S. Public Health Service honors 19 veterinarians
The U.S. Public Health Service honored 19 veterinary officers whose work has helped protect people from disease.
Veterinarians, public health professionals break down silos
Symposium fuels collaboration between veterinary colleges, public health schools
Infectious disease center increases public health impact
The Department of Health and Human Services recently announced the reorganization of the Coordinating Center for Infectious
Environment: the bedrock of one health
At first glance, veterinarians' role in environmental health is less apparent than their role in the other two legs of the one-health triad.
Senate passes veterinary workforce expansion act
A modified version of the Veterinary Public Health Workforce Expansion Act passed the Senate July 23 as an amendment
On a mission in Iraq, Afghanistan
From providing working dogs with veterinary care to acting as a small public health department, numerous veterinarians with the
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
Policy spells out reasons for vaccination and following labeling
Recognizing an aversion to vaccination among some members of the public and concerned that some veterinarians are advocating dosing of vaccines that
Animal sentinels sounding the alert
Veterinarians are accustomed to protecting animal health, but in some instances, animals end up protecting human health.
Global food security
The AVMA supports the promotion of the veterinarian’s role in achieving global food security through the establishment of public and private…
What veterinarians need to know about the opioid epidemic
The epidemic of opioid abuse gripping the nation affects not only professionals in human health but also veterinarians.
The heated topic of raw milk
Unpasteurized milk has found a niche, with devoted followers hyping its taste and purported health benefits.
Task force begins work on one-health initiative
Thirteen forward thinkers from academia—including student representatives—and from government, industry, and the health science
Joint AVMA-FVE-CVMA statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and antimicrobial resistance
The AVMA, CVMA and FVE developed this joint statement on continuous monitoring of antimicrobial use and resistance.
Nominations open for AVMA awards
The nomination period is open for the following AVMA Excellence Awards and AVMA Excellence in Research Awards.
Association of federal veterinarians marks centennial
A century after a handful of veterinarians with the Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Animal Industry, wanting to support their “poorly paid”…
PrimeBee, a vaccination method for honeybees and other pollinators, could protect the insects from bacterial diseases that can cause disastrous hive…
AVMA presents Excellence Awards
During AVMA Convention 2018 this July in Denver, a number of individuals received AVMA Excellence Awards for contributions in areas such as
As CWD spreads in cervids, states also monitor humans
As a fatal, infectious neurologic disease has spread in deer and elk, researchers want to make sure it can't affect humans.
Academics honored by AAVMC
The Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges recognized the 2018 recipients of four awards during its Annual Conference March 2-4 in…
Why did you take up AVMA President Roger K. Mahr's one-medicine vision as part of your message to veterinary students?
Get ready before lava flow or another natural disaster hits home
The lava flowing through homes in Hawaii is one of the latest in a series of natural disasters that have struck the United States over the course of…
Media blitz with AVMA president brings veterinary expertise to the opioid discussion
With opioid issues top-of-mind for millions of Americans, the AVMA seized an opportunity to bring the veterinary perspective to the forefront in a…