The University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) hosted its annual Points of Pride Research Day on October 2, which celebrated the College’s research program and honored faculty, fellows, students, and research partners who contribute to the advancement of biomedical sciences and veterinary medicine.
Since 2002, the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) has held the BI Veterinary Scholars Program for students to conduct career-affirming research. After 10 weeks of research, participants present a poster at the CVM’s Points of Pride Research Day each October. The “summer scholars” who have participated in the program have produced several projects that have resulted in a journal publication.
Two graduate students at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM)—Sian Durward-Akhurst, BVMS, MS, PhD candidate, and Elaine Norton, DVM, MS, PhD candidate—recently completed the Burroughs Wellcome Fund Becoming Faculty workshop, an interactive small workshop of roughly 20 participants.
Twenty new students began their studies in the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Programs for academic year 2019–2020. Nine are enrolled in the comparative and molecular biosciences program and 11 are enrolled in the veterinary medicine program. Thirteen will pursue PhD’s and seven will pursue master’s degrees.
Kim Demos-Davies, DVM, PhD student, is this year’s Pritchard fellowship recipient at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM). Demos-Davies focuses her research on solving the problems that patients can experience after receiving radiation therapy.