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    • A Course for Veterinary Students in the History of the Profession 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-11-21)
      An elective course titled Veterinary Medicine, the Versatile Profession was launched in 2008 to provide veterinary students at Cornell with a historical perspective on their profession. It's title signified the scope and ...
    • A Dual DVM/MD program is Established in Montreal, Canada 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-04-04)
      As for Dr. Duncan McNab McEachran, one can only dream of the impact he could have had on the development of comparative medicine and One Health had his college in Montreal been sustained, or if he had moved to the United ...
    • A First-Year Veterinary Student Meets her Mentor during Spring Break 

      Lavin, Natasja (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2015-05-01)
      First-year Cornell veterinary student Natasja Lavin describes her travels to Arizona to participate in the Rural Area Veterinary Service (RAVS) program and work with her mentor, Dr. Robert McKee.
    • A Gift of a Book for Your Favorite Veterinary Graduate 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-05-19)
      Dr. Smith suggests three good books to give a graduating veterinarian.
    • A Lesson in Humility: Traveling with Beau 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-10-17)
      In Part 4 in a series of stories reflecting on a 2007 trip to Alaska with his dog, Beau, the drive across North Dakota was their worst day when Beau became ill. It proved to be the turning point in the experience of traveling ...
    • A Male Veterinary Student Reflects on a Course in Women's Leadership 

      Enders, Andrew M. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-04-30)
      Drew Enders was one of three male students who joined 32 female colleagues in a one-day symposium on Women’s Leadership in Veterinary Medicine held at Cornell University on March 1, 2014. A requirement of the course was ...
    • A Memorial Tribute to Dr. Charles W. Raker 

      Khatibzadeh, Sarah (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-03-26)
      There have many tributes to Dr. Charles W. Raker, the world-renowned University of Pennsylvania equine surgeon and educator who died in February 2014. This one is different. As a Cornell DVM student, Sarah Khatibzadeh ...
    • A Path to Leadership for a New DVM: The Story of Dr. Eva Evans 

      Evans, Eva (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-09-29)
      The path of a recent veterinary graduate, Dr. Eva Evans, is presented as she develops her leadership potential in organized veterinary medicine.
    • A Tribute to Tuskegee 

      Smith, Donald F.; Davis, Cheryl (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-01-17)
      Martin Luther King, Jr. Day should nor pass by without a tribute to Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine. The Institute (later to become a university) was established in 1881 by former slave, Booker T. ...
    • A Tuskegee Graduate to Lead the Connecticut Veterinary Medical Association 

      Smith, Donald F.; Kumble, Julie (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-02-10)
      This profile tells the story of how Dr. Andrea Dennis-LaVigne, an African-American woman Tuskegee-educated veterinarian, had done her homework and opened a hospital in 1992 in what was referred to as a new American City, ...
    • A Veterinary Student Interviews a Veterinarian Astronaut 

      Glass, Aziza (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-04-28)
      As a class project, third-year Cornell DVM student, Aziza Glass, interviewed Dr. Martin Fettman, one of the only two veterinary astronauts in history.
    • A Veterinary Student Interviews Practicing Veterinarians to help Prepare for Her Career 

      Newsom-Stewart, Elizabeth (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-03-20)
      As a second-year DVM student at Cornell University, Elizabeth Newsom-Stewart interviewed a veterinarian to fulfill a course assignment. Her paper is reprinted here because it speaks cogently to the important issue of whether ...
    • A Veterinary Student's Contribution to the History of African-American DVM Education 

      Morrissey, Jennifer (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-02-06)
      While a veterinary student, Dr. Jennifer Morrissey took an interest in the history of early African-American veterinary students at Cornell and was eventually able to identity six black graduates between 1910 and 1919. She ...
    • A Veterinary Student's Summer Experience with Mountain Gorillas in Africa 

      Marinkovich, Matt (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-10)
      Veterinary student Matt Marinkovich spent his summer with the mountain gorillas as he pursued his career goal in conservation medicine. This story describes his travels to East Africa spending seven weeks with the Mountain ...
    • Advice to New Veterinary Students: Class of 2017 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-08-11)
      Dr. Smith offers advice to new students entering the Class of 2017 for succeeding and getting the most out their veterinary college studies.
    • African-American Veterinary Students at Kansas State University (1910-1950) 

      Smith, Donald F.; Erickson, Howard H. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-02)
      Kansas State University was one of the most important veterinary colleges to educate African-American veterinarians before Tuskegee Institute (now University) established a veterinary college in 1945. Twenty-two African-American ...
    • Against All Odds: An Interview with Rachel Cezar, DVM 

      Kumble, Julie (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-08-20)
      An interview conducted by Julie Kumble with Dr. Rachel Cezar provides insights into a successful woman of color as she reflects upon the struggles of becoming a veterinarian.
    • An Explanation for the Increase in Jewish Enrollment at Cornell during the 1930s 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-06)
      The large increase in the number of Jewish veterinary students starting in 1931 and continuing through the decade is explained. This was happening at the same time as Cornell’s medical school and many elite undergraduate ...
    • An Historical Perspective on Women in Veterinary Medicine; Excerpts from an Interview with Dr. Donald F. Smith conducted by Lea-Ann Germinder. 

      Germinder, Lea-Ann (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-08-21)
      There excerpts are adapted from a July 31, 2014 interview with Dr. Donald F. Smith conducted and posted by Lea-Ann Germinder for Good News for Pets. The interview focused on the historical perspective of women in veterinary ...
    • An Unexpected Encounter with a Mentor 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-10-02)
      An unexpected encounter with columnist George Will at an airport reinforced the importance of engaging mentors in developing one's views of life and influencing a professional career.