Dr. Perle Zhitnitskiy, swine faculty member at the University of Minnesota’s College of Veterinary Medicine and regular contributor at the umnswinenews.com blog, has been named distinguished expert in Veterinary Education and founding member of a new credentialing process that will be offered to veterinarian education professionals.
The American Association of Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) in partnership with the Academy of Veterinary Educators announced in October that Zhitnitskiy is among 32 veterinary educators chosen to oversee the Academy-Certified Expert Educator credential.
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This year Dr. John Deen was recognized at the Leman Swine Conference for his work in the swine group at the University of Minnesota in the Department of Veterinary Population Medicine. Dr. Deen hosted the wrap-up panel at the conference, and wrote this piece for the conference about his reflections on his 24 years of service.
Thank you, Dr. Deen for your contributions to the Swine Group!
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The University of Minnesota had two Student Award Winners at the 2023 Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases! Both students received Animal Health Institute/Joseph J. Garbarino Foundation Biosafety & Biosecurity Awards for their presentations at the conference.
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Points of Pride Research Day is the annual event that celebrates the College of Veterinary Medicine’s research while honoring faculty, fellows, students, and research partners who contribute to the advancement of biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine.
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The first week-end of December was the Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases in Chicago. Several of the swine group graduate students were presenting their work and received an award.
First, Frances Shepherd received the award for best oral presentation in the Enteric Diseases category for her presentation titled Variability and bioinformatic analysis of porcine rotavirus B and C illustrate potentially important immunological sites. Frances’ advisers are Dr. Douglas Marthaler and Dr. Michael Murtaugh.
Then, Dr. Robert Valeris received the best poster award in the Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventative Medicine category for presenting Survival analysis of protocols for eradication of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae in swine farms.
Join us in congratulating our students for their awards!