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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 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • In the 70th Year Since its Founding, Tuskegee Alumnus Will Become AVMA President 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-07-21)
      After 70 years, Tuskegee University would have its first AVMA president when Dr. Ted Cohn was installed as the 2014-15 AVMA president on July 29, 2014.
    • Stories of African-American Veterinary History 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-03-07)
      This is a summary list of all nine stories about African-American veterinarians and the history of their education that have appeared and been a major topic of Perspectives in Veterinary Medicine over the past year.
    • The Robinsons: Father and Son African-American Veterinarians 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2014-01-29)
      Cornell’s New York State Veterinary College graduated six African-American men between 1912 and 1918, an unprecedented number for that decade. Only three more black veterinarians received Cornell DVMs in the next 25 years. ...
    • Tuskegee and Cornell's Shared Legacy in Graduate Education 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-08-20)
      Dr. Eugene W. Adams is interviewed about his recollections as one of Tuskegee University's pioneers and distinguished professors including his connection to Cornell University's College of Veterinary Medicine, Dean William ...
    • Two Holiday Books for Your Favorite Veterinarian 

      Smith, Donald F. (Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013-12-03)
      Two book are recommended that Dr. Smith considered to be exceptional for all people interested in the healing professions and the social milieu of medicine. Though each book is based in the world of human health, he found ...