APHIS names Shere chief veterinary officer

Today, I am announcing Dr. Jack Shere as acting USDA Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) and Deputy Administrator for Veterinary Services. Acting in these roles, Dr. Shere will lead the program’s many employees in protecting and improving the health, quality, and marketability of U.S. agricultural animals, animal products, and veterinary biologics.


Brodersen named Nebraska veterinarian of the year

Bruce Brodersen, veterinarian, associate professor and diagnostic pathologist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, has been named veterinarian of the year by the Nebraska Veterinary Medical Association.


Organizations announce "Ruminant Well-being Award"

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health and the World Association for Buiatrics (WAB) have signed a long-term cooperative agreement to foster research related to animal welfare in ruminants. The "Ruminant Well-being Award" will be presented at each WBC (World Buiatrics Congress) for at least the next six years. By doing so, the WAB and Boehringer Ingelheim intend to raise public awareness of the important role veterinarians play in continuous improvement of animal welfare in food-producing ruminants.


Beloved UF veterinary medical professor passes away

A longtime University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine faculty member who spent his career working to improve public health, the health of livestock and the lives of veterinary medical students through scholarship support passed away Sunday (Jan. 31) at the age of 83.


Parasite-control roundtable: Glenn Rogers

Glenn Rogers, DVM, MS, DABVP, a consultant and rancher based in Texas, talks with Bovine Veterinarian Editor John Maday during an industry roundtable discussion with a group of expert veterinarians representing academia and private practice.


Play a game, prevent a disease outbreak.

Computer scientists and statisticians at Colorado State University are turning disease outbreak planning exercises into a game. They’re creating powerful new software that can predict, simulate and analyze a major disease outbreak – all in the form of an intuitive, multiplayer game.


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