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    • The Veterinarian Who Judged Best in Show at the Westminster 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-19)
      In 1938, Dr. Josephine Deubler was the first woman veterinary graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. Sixty years later, she was the first veterinarian to judge Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club at Madison ...
    • The Changing Face of AVMA Presidents through the Years 

      Smith, Donald F.; Russell, Leon H. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-21)
      Profiles of biographical information about the American Veterinary Medical Association's presidents show how they have changed from 1863 to the present. These historical shifts throughout our history should be more than ...
    • Vivien Thomas and the Role of Dogs in Experimental Surgery 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-23)
      As an example of the One Health connection between human and veterinary medicine, the story of the first surgical repair of blue baby syndrome is repeated to demonstrate how important dogs were in achieving major advances ...
    • Dr. Daniel Skelton: The Story of a 1930s-educated African-American Veterinarian 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-26)
      Dr. Daniel Skelton, Cornell Class of 1939, spent his entire career in the food inspection service of the Federal Government. At the time of his death in 2011, he was the last surviving Africa-American veterinarian to have ...
    • Louis J. Camuti, the First Feline Veterinarian: He Dignified the Cat 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-28)
      Known simply as the cat doctor, Louis J. Camuti, DVM (Cornell Class of 1920) of New York City was the first veterinarian to devote his practice solely to feline medicine. His story is told by his daughter, Nina Danielson ...
    • Dr. Clarence R. Roberts: Corporate Veterinarians and CEO 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-30)
      The story of Dr. Clarence R. Roberts provides an example of an industry veterinarian from the early days of the profession. After just three years in general practice, he joined a milk supply company. During the acme of ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Veterinary Class of 2013 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-04)
      As the United States veterinary profession turns 150 year old this spring, 2,700 new veterinarians are graduating from our nation’s colleges and schools of veterinary medicine. These are challenging times for the graduates ...
    • 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 ...
    • AVMA 150th Anniversary Student Summit Symposium: Understanding our Past to Transform our Future 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-09)
      Veterinary student scholarship winners present their papers at a Summit Symposium titled, “Understanding our Past to Transform Our Future,” held at the 2013 AVMA meeting in Chicago. The session speaks to the need to know ...
    • 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 ...
    • War Horse, Other Animal Warriors and the Veterinarians Who Cared for Them 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-11)
      Animals are still fighting and suffering in war. Though written for children, Michael Morpurgo’s best-selling book, War Horse, helps us understand the massive loss of animal life in the history of war. Dr. Delano Proctor ...
    • What's In a Name? 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-13)
      Fifty years ago, during an era when it was common for women veterinarians and physicians to adopt their husbands’ names when marrying, some students did not change their names. Not all name change stories deal with gender. ...
    • Veterinary Education and Non-Combat Veterinary Service During World War II 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-18)
      This story (June 18th) focuses on some of the changes in veterinary education as well as the responsibilities of veterinarians serving in non-combat roles in the Army Veterinary Corps. A companion story on June 20th describes ...
    • Veterinarians in Combat during World War II 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-20)
      This story (June 20th) describes the roles of veterinarians who served in combat zones, especially the China-Burma-India Theatre. That particular story also provides a rare glimpse into the horrific experiences of a Japanese ...
    • One Health Comes of Age 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-23)
      The most recent One Health concept was the signature initiative of Dr. Roger Mahr during his AVMA presidency in 2006-07. He challenged the veterinary profession to assert greater involvement in what scientists and regulatory ...
    • Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories in the United States 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-25)
      Though all states have capacity for animal health diagnostic laboratory services, only about half of them are connected to a university, typically land-grant universities where they are part of the respective veterinary ...
    • The Road Less Traveled 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-27)
      New graduates and other veterinarians are encouraged to think broadly, follow the path even when it is outside their comfort zone, make the most of all their experiences, and do not be afraid to journey beyond traditional ...
    • Dr. Ronnie Elmore Takes Diversity to Another Level at Kansas State University 

      Smith, Donald F.; Erickson, Howard H. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-06-30)
      Dr. Ronnie G. Elmore is applaud for supporting the administration of Kansas State University and its College of Veterinary Medicine's efforts in promoting diversity in various ways.
    • 80 Years Ago: AAHA versus the AVMA 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-07-02)
      The American Animal Hospital Association was begun 80 year ago in 1933 as small animal clinics grew and dog doctors became more numerous members of the American Veterinary Medical Association.