Thursday, July 28, 2011

Referral service helps patients, students

By Karen Templeton
MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE - The services at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine reach far beyond the university and the surrounding community.
...“We offer treatment options that may not be available at local clinics. Veterinarians handle cases that require specialized care up to a certain point and then may elect to refer their patients to a center like ours to get further care.”
When veterinarians need CVM’s expertise, they turn to clinical services coordinator Julie Burt.
“My staff and I put the referring veterinarians in touch... read more

Sunday, July 17, 2011

July Employee of the Month

Congratulations to Mr. John Stokes, CVM's July Employee of the Month!

John is a Research Associate III and Director of the Flow Cytrometry Core Facility.  He has been in this position and with MSU for four years.   He and his wife, Dr. Andrea Varela-Stokes, who is an Assistant Professor at CVM, have a son, Marco, who is 2 1/2.  In his spare time, John enjoys spending time with his family.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

COPE 2011

The CVM class of 2015 students, participated in the Camp Seminole project C.O.P.E. (Challenging Outdoor Personal Experience).  COPE is a unique and fun way for the new students to get to know each other through activities that require communication, teamwork, trust, leadership, and decision making skills.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Vaccinating pets reduces rabies risk

By Keri Lewis
MSU Ag Communications
MISSISSIPPI STATE – All species of mammals are susceptible to rabies, but pet owners can create a line of defense with a few simple precautions.
Bill Epperson, head of Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine, said the rabies virus is generally transmitted through the bite of an infected animal. One way to prevent or reduce the risk of rabies is to vaccinate pets. Read more...