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Students observe dog

Learning by doing

Pup Professors program brings together DVM students and volunteer dogs for practicing exam skills

Melinda Wilkins

Guiding the next generation

Dr. Melinda Wilkins appointed new director of UMN Veterinary Public Health and Preventive Medicine residency program.

Peggy Root and Perle Zhitnitskiy

Distinguished educators

Drs. Peggy Root and Perle Zhitnitskiy named founding members of new veterinary educator credential process

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Besting a viral foe: using sequence data to improve PRRS management

In a recent USDA-funded study led by CVM’s Dr. Kimberly VanderWaal and Dr. Dennis Makau, researchers developed a model to predict the likely difference in pig immune response to new strains of PRRS—information that can help guide immunization protocols and drive new vaccine development for more effective disease management.