ST. PAUL, MINN. - 8/30/05 - Researchers at the University of Minnesota and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Animal Disease Center (USDA) created tests that can detect and differentiate the bacteria that cause Johne's disease.
MARYSVILLE, OHIO - 8/23/05 - The Ohio State University College (OSU) of Veterinary Medicine opened a 10,000-square-foot facility for ambulatory veterinary care. The practice serves more than 900 clients in 13 counties and provides complete medical and surgical services as well as herd-oriented production medicine services.
EDISON, N.J.- 8/17/05 - Ross University signed an articulation agreement with Fairleigh Dickenson University (FDU) for admission of qualified students to the Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.
ST. LOUIS - 8/8/05 - The Canine Health Foundation will host the 2005 American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation National Parent Club Canine Health Conference, featuring scientific presentations paired with question and answer sessions.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - 8/8/05 - Dr. Joseph DiPietro, dean of the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine, was appointed to the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI) Board of Directors.
MINNEAPOLIS- 8/1/05 - Five veterinarians won a trip to the George H. Muller Veterinary Dermatology Seminar in Hawaii this November for their written and photo submissions of dermatological cases in the practice setting.
ROCKVILLE, MD. - 7/27/2005 - The U.S. Senate confirmed Dr. Lester M. Crawford to the post of commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Crawford is the first veterinarian to serve FDA in this capacity.
GAINESVILLE, FLA. - 7/26/05 - Researchers at the University of Florida (UF) studying the thick tear film of Florida manatees aim to prove whether the uncommonly thick tear aids in disease protection and believe it can reveal information about the animal's health.