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Tammy Dugas

LSU Vet Med Announces New Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce that Tammy Dugas, PhD, has been named the new associate dean for research and graduate education.

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Keep pets safe from the heat this summer

Keep your pets safe throughout the hot summer months as soaring temperatures can be dangerous for pets. Summer has officially begun, so it’s a good time to remember that pets require special care to avoid heatstroke.

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Summer Scholars and Mentors

Twenty students will spend the summer conducting research as part of the Veterinary Summer Scholars Program

Twenty students are participating in the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Summer Scholars Program, an introduction to biomedical research through research-driven activities.

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LSU Vet Med launches growth initiative to help relieve vet shortage and prepare world-class veterinarians

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine has activated a plan to nearly double its entering class size to 200 students by 2024 and to expand the veterinary services it offers in response to the growing need for veterinary care.

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LSU Vet Med gave out over $230,000 in scholarships and awards in 2022

In 2022, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine gave out $232,950 in scholarships and awards. Students received monetary awards, memberships to professional organizations, journal subscriptions, plaques, certificates and veterinary medicine manuals and supplies.

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Bunnie Cannon

LSU Vet Med Names Senior Director of Outreach and Strategic Initiatives

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine welcomes Bunnie Cannon as Senior Director of Outreach and Strategic Initiatives.

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MS and PhD graduates

LSU School of Veterinary Medicine conferred eight advanced degrees

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine conferred eight advanced degrees on May 20, 2022.

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LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Confers 98 Degrees

The Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine conferred 98 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees in an online ceremony at its 46th annual Veterinary Medicine Commencement on Monday, May 16.

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LSU veterinary students and alumni pursue advanced training

Many veterinary students and clinicians who wish to specialize in a particular area and become board certified must participate in the Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program (VIRMP), and other internships and residencies are available outside the VIRMP.

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SPC Ribbon-cutting

LSU Vet Med celebrated completion of new Stephenson Pet Clinic with unique ribbon "cutting"

On Monday, May 9, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine hosted a “ribbon-cutting” ceremony for the new Stephenson Pet Clinic. The actual “ribbon-cutting” was done by Mac, a Belgian Malinois owned by Jeannie Hansbrough, an LSU Vet Med veterinary technician on our surgery service.

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LSU Vet Med participates in LSU Discover Day to highlight undergraduate research

Multiple faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students working with LSU School of Veterinary Medicine researchers participated in the 9th annual LSU Discover Day Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium on Friday, April 22, 2022 at the LSU Student Union.

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Palpation Team

LSU Vet Med Palpation Team Fares Well in Competition

Four of the five members of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Palpation Team traveled to Minnesota earlier this spring to compete in the 2022 Student American Veterinary Medical Association (SAVMA) Palpation Competition, an annual event held in conjunction with the SAVMA Symposium.

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Sandra Sarr


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