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    • List with Abstracts of Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine Stories 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2012-04-08)
      A listing with abstracts of Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine stories by date.
    • List of Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine Stories 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2012-04-08)
      A listing of Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine stories by date.
    • Stories from Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine: Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the American Veterinary Medical Association 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-08)
      A 26-page booklet prepared for distribution at the AVMA's 150th Anniversary Convention held in Chicago in July, 2013. It gives an overview of Perspectives and includes five examples of typical stories.
    • Biography of Donald Frederick Smith, DVM 

      Smith, Donald F.; Kristensen, Terry L. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-08)
      A biographical sketch of Donald F. Smith, DVM who was dean emeritus of the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and authored most of the Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine stories.
    • Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine: Introduction, Overview, and Credits 

      Smith, Donald F.; Kristensen, Terry L. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-08)
      This Introduction, Overview and Credits include the purpose and description for the more than 210 Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine stories published initially as a blog between April 2013 and September 2015.
    • Stories from Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine [flier] 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-08)
      A double-sided flier distributed at the AVMA's 150th Anniversary Convention held in Chicago in July, 2013 to announce and describe the Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine stories.
    • Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine: Prologue 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-09)
      Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine was initiated during the 150th Anniversary year of the American Veterinary Medical Association founded in 1863. Readers are invited to examine the direction of veterinary medicine through ...
    • Veterinary Medicine in the Post Land Grant Era 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-18)
      The land grant system had an important role in developing veterinary colleges and veterinary education in the United States. Issues are raised related to present and future sustainability of the system.
    • Harvard's School of Veterinary Medicine 

      Smith, Donald F.; Erickson, Howard H. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-21)
      Harvard University's short-lived veterinary school operated from 1882 to 1901. Langdon Frothingham, a Nebraska football star, was one of the school's notable graduates. It is speculated how much the veterinary profession ...
    • Mark L. Morris Sr. and the Birth of Prescription Pet Food 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-23)
      Background is given on the early formulation of prescription pet food by Dr. Mark L. Morris, Sr. (Cornell '26) from his involvement with Morris Frank and his dog Buddy.
    • Dr. Jack Walther -- Cowboy, Veterinarian, AVMA President 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-25)
      Dr. Jack Walther served as AVMA President in 2003-2004. His contributions to the Western Veterinary Conference and veterinary medicine in general are noted.
    • Women's Leadership in the U.S. Congress and the AVMA's House of Delegates: Exploring Parallels and Looking Forward 

      Smith, Donald F.; Kumble, Julie (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-28)
      The gender proportion of the number of women in leadership roles in the American Veterinary Medical Association House of Delegates is compared with women in the U.S. Congress.
    • At the Interface of Medicine and Agriculture: North Carolina's College of Veterinary Medicine 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-04-30)
      From its beginning 25 years ago, the North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine has had a strong connection with NCSU's College of Agriculture and close ties with the state's agricultural industry.
    • The 28 Veterinary Colleges in the United States, Part I 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-02)
      Eighty-six percent of the veterinarians in the United States graduated from 28 land-grant and private veterinary colleges, some of which date back to the late 19th century. As mentioned in the April 18th story, there were ...
    • The 28 Veterinary Colleges in the United States, Part II 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-05)
      A geographic imbalance of veterinary colleges to the national need has led to a functional estrangement from human medicine, an overreliance on the agricultural lobby for state funding of our colleges, and a separation of ...
    • New Veterinary College in Arizona Gains Momentum for Fall 2014 Opening 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-07)
      Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona will be just the fourth veterinary college in the U.S. to be established on a non-land-grant campus. Though it will fulfill the need to educate students in species of agricultural ...
    • The Proprietary Model: Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-09)
      Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine was opened as a private veterinary college on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts in 1983. Demographics of its faculty, students and graduates are given. Establishing a proprietary ...
    • Beyond Water for Elephants: The Real Graduates of the Class of 1931 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-12)
      The 2011 movie Water for Elephants turned the veterinarian played by Robert Pattinson into the darling of all animal doctors. The REAL Cornell Class of 1931 was just as interesting and contributed to the veterinary profession ...
    • Frederick Douglas Patterson and Tuskegee University's School of Veterinary Medicine 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-14)
      The most notable African-American who received a DVM degree during the first half of the 20th century is Frederick Douglass Patterson. African-American veterinarians have played a special role in animal care and public ...
    • Women's Leadership in Veterinary Medicine 

      Kumble, Julie (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-05-16)
      Most agree that more women are needed at top levels in the veterinary profession across the major areas of academia, organized veterinary medicine, industry and practice. Dr. Donald Smith and Julie Kumble have been examining ...