Spring 2021 issue of Profiles is here!
Learn about students gaining valuable skills as helpline workers, the first female veterinarians to graduate from the CVM, the VDL tackling antimicrobial resistance, and much more. Read now
Whatever it takes
A couple crosses an ocean of obstacles to seek treatment at CVM for dog’s aggressive brain tumor. Read more
Beyond the buzz
Epigenetics clarifies the good, bad, and the ugly of cannabidiol — and countless other drivers for health. Read more
To better understand the consequences of rising student debt, we asked Dr. Trevor Ames, dean of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, to explain the causes of rising tuition and discuss some of the solutions to keep student debt manageable and the DVM degree accessible.
Perhaps it was some of her early memories of life on her family’s fifth generation South Dakota farm that cemented Dr. Beth Thompson’s interest in large animal medicine. “It’s always been livestock for me, and particularly swine,” says the executive director of the Minnesota Board of Animal Health, state veterinarian, and 2007 alumna of the College of Veterinary Medicine.