Alumni Reception at AAEP in Nashville, TN.
Our Alumni Reception will be held Monday evening,
Dec. 9, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Our reception will be held in Room Lincoln B. Please join Dean Lunn and the CVM group for Fun, Food, and Fellowship in Nashville.
Alumni Reception at NAVC in Orlando, FL.
Join us for a reception on Sunday, January 19, 2014, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott, Los Angeles Room.
The Clinical Studies Core Clinical Investigations is designed to facilitate clinical studies being performed on veterinary patients through the Veterinary Health Complex. Clinical studies are integral to the advancement of veterinary medicine, as they are used to investigate risk factors for disease, as well as methods to prevent, treat or cure disease. The CSC provides both organizational and technical support for such studies, and serves as a liaison between clinical investigators, referring veterinarians, pet owners and industry to promote clinical studies and help ensure their success. For more information regarding the CSC please contact email@example.com or 919.513.6384.
See a list of current clinical investigations HERE
How to get involved
For Referring Veterinarians
If you would like further information about clinical investigations contact the CSC coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919.513.6384.
NCVC Alumni Lunch
This year at NCVC we had over 100 alumni enjoy a special lunch and speaker at the alumni lunch. After a brief presentation by Dean Lunn on the stategic plan for the college we were joined by Elliott Avent, head coach of the NC State men's baseball team which advanced to the College World Series in 2013 for the first time since 1968.
Drs. Vee Ringer & Karyn Waterman with Coach Avent..................Dr. Sandy Albright with Coach Avent
Second Annual CVM Alumni Picnic held April 6
Our second annual CVM Alumni Picnic was held at the CVM on Saturday, April 6. Dean Paul Lunn, and Executive Director of the NC Veterinary Medical Foundation, Susan Lilly, spoke briefly to the approximately 60 attendees. Drs. Mike Whitacre, Dianne Dunning, and Ms. Kristine Alpi then coordinated tours of the Teaching Animal Unit, the Randall B. Terry Jr. Companion Animal Medical Center and the Veterinary Medical Library. Following the tours we all enjoyed a catered meal in the CVM Cafeteria.
Dean Paul Lunn welcomes Alumni back to the CVM. .Dr. Mike Whitacre leads a group on a tour of TAU.
Ms. Kristine Alpi talks about recent renovations and upgrades to the Veterinary Medical Library.
Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Laura Rush Recognized at NC State Gala
Dr. Rush was recognized as our 2012 NC State CVM Distinguished Alumna at the NC State Evening of the Stars Gala on Friday, January 25. Dr. Laura Rush graduated from the NCSU College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997. Prior to enrolling in veterinary school she was a registered nurse, specializing in the care of cancer patients. During her time as a veterinary student she became very interested in anatomic pathology, due in large part to her outstanding professors at the College. Upon graduation she went to The Ohio State University where she completed a residency in anatomic pathology and a PhD in cancer genetics. She joined the faculty at the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine and headed an NIH-funded laboratory focused on cancer research in dogs and humans. While at OSU she was active in the Comprehensive Cancer Center and founded and led the Comparative Oncology Program, a multidisciplinary group of faculty, staff, and students with an interest in translational research for animal cancer. In 2008 she left OSU to join GSW Worldwide, a medical marketing firm, where she holds the title of Vice President, Associate Medical Director. At GSW Laura uses her clinical, scientific, and veterinary background to help develop marketing strategy for healthcare companies such as Eli Lilly, GE Healthcare, and Stryker, among others. She lives in Columbus, Ohio, with her life partner, Tom Rosol, and their cat, Gilbert.