Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine
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Article ItemResearchers to examine Virginia's food system and antimicrobial resistance in sheep and goat populations, a possible surveillance blind spot , article
The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)/USDA has granted $150,000 for a three-year study of antimicrobial resistance in small ruminant agrosystems. Patrick Pithua, associate professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Health Sciences at Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine and Eunice Ndegwa, assistant professor of Agriculture Research at Virginia State University, will lead the research.
Article ItemBaker and Ogunmayowa present at VCOM Via Research Day , article
Charlotte Baker, assistant professor of epidemiology in the Department of Population Health Sciences, and Tosin Ogunmayowa, PhD student in the Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences PhD program, presented their poster, "Application of multilevel modeling in sports and recreational injuries studies,” at the VCOM Via Research Day. Their presentation reviewed the way researchers have used multilevel modeling to look at sports and recreation-related injury.
Article ItemJoyce and Bertke publish in Vaccines , article
Jonathan D. Joyce and Andrea Bertke have published "Assessment of Two Novel Live-Attenuated Vaccine Candidates for Herpes Simplex Virus 2 (HSV-2) in Guinea Pigs" in Vaccines.
Article ItemVeterinary student is commissioned into the U.S. Public Health Service and wins elite internship in a nationwide competition , article
William Boyd, a fourth-year public and corporate Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student also enrolled in the Masters of Public Health Program, was recently commissioned as an Ensign in the United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps (USPHS). He will join an elite team of more than 6,000 public health professionals.
Article ItemCenter for One Health Research receives nearly $2 million from NIH to find new ways to combat gonorrhea , article
Seleem, also the Tyler J. and Frances F. Young Endowed Chair in Bacteriology at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, and Dan Flaherty, associate professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology at Purdue University, are the principal faculty for a $3 million grant awarded by the National Institutes of Health for ongoing studies on how to repurpose existing drugs to fight Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
Article ItemCarla Phillips Savage joins Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine faculty , article
Carla Phillips Savage recently joined the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine as an associate professor of practice in aquatic animal medicine. Savage works within the Center for Public and Corporate Veterinary Medicine (CPCVM), which prepares veterinary students to enter the public and corporate sectors of veterinary medicine and provides resources to established veterinarians looking for a career change.
Article ItemJulia M. Gohlke wins NASA grant to study health damages of extreme weather events , article
Julia M. Gohlke, associate professor of environmental health in the department of population sciences at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded a $1 million grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). She will work alongside co-PIs Ryan Calder, assistant professor of environmental health and policy at the college; Samarth Swarup of the University of Virginia; and Benjamin Zaitchik of Johns Hopkins University.
Article ItemGohlke publishes in The Lancet Oncology , article
Julia Gohlke has published "Carcinogenicity of gentian violet, leucogentian violet, malachite green, leucomalachite green, and CI Direct Blue 218" in The Lancet Oncology.
Article ItemNick Ruktanonchai and Corrine Ruktanonchai publish in Nature Human Behavior , article
Department of Population Health Sciences faculty Nick Ruktanonchai and postdoctoral associate Cori Ruktanonchai used data to inform social contacts throughout China, and included this social contact index to inform transmission of COVID-19 nationwide.
Article ItemPrincipal investigator Nick Ruktanonchai and co-investigators Corrine Ruktanonchai and Rachel Silverman awarded grant from The Thomas F. and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust , article
A yearlong research grant from The Thomas F. and Kate Miller Jeffress Memorial Trust has been awarded to principal investigator Nick Ruktanonchai and co-investigators Corrine Ruktanonchai and Rachel Silverman to investigate how machine learning and mathematical models can be used to develop an early warning system to predict COVID-19 transmission.
Article ItemPotomac Regional Veterinary Coping, Resiliency and Challenges (CRC) Survey , article
The purpose of this survey is to assess stressors veterinarians are experiencing during COVID-19, understand coping and help-seeking behaviors, and disseminate appropriate resources to help with coping and resiliency. By choosing to participate, you are helping to inform the development of future resources that will be customized to support you and other veterinarians through this unprecedented time.