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Jenny Sones, DVM (LSU 2008), PhD, DACT, is the recipient of a Catalyst Award from the National Academy of Medicine. Sponsored by the National Institute of Aging, the award includes a $50,000 cash prize and travel costs to attend an annual Global Innovator Summit.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine opens the 29th Annual International Exhibition on Animals in Art with an opening reception on October 1, 2022, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the LSU Vet Med Library. The show runs through October 31. The exhibition is free and open to the public every day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine announces the new recipients of two endowed professorships, specifically the Everett D. Besch Professorship in Veterinary Medicine, established in 2002, and the Hannelore and Johannes Storz Professorship in Pathobiological Sciences, established in 2015.

Juan Martinez, PhD, professor in Pathobiological Sciences, is the new Director of Graduate Education effective September 12, 2022. The Director of Graduate Education is a senior-level faculty position that oversees the operation of all graduate education programs at LSU Vet Med.

On September 16-17, 2022, the LSU School of Veterinary welcomed its alumni for a weekend of reunions, a tailgate, and tickets to the Mississippi State v. LSU football game. Celebrating milestone reunions this year were the Classes of 1977, 1982, 1987, 1992, 1997, 2002, 2007, 2012, and 2017.

Three Mississippi kites were treated at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s Wildlife Hospital of Louisiana were released on Friday, September 16 at 12 p.m. on the levee near LSU Vet Med (the corner of River Road and Skip Bertman Drive in Baton Rouge).

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded its 2022-23 Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine and Science to Weishan Huang, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Immunology in the Department of Pathobiology Sciences at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine.

Keep your pets safe this Independence Day and throughout the hot summer months. Independence Day celebrations and soaring temperatures can be dangerous for pets.

Jeremy Delcambre, DVM (LSU 2009), will join the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine as assistant professor of anatomy in July 2022. Dr. Delcambre previously served as assistant professor at the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (CSU CVM).

Gretchen Henry Delcambre, DVM (LSU 2009), will join the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine as director of veterinary outreach and admissions in July 2022.

On Monday, June 27, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s new Stephenson Pet Clinic (SPC) started receiving patients. The clinic is located adjacent to the LSU Vet Med building on Skip Bertman Drive in Baton Rouge and now serves as the LSU Vet Med Veterinary Teaching Hospital entrance for our small animal patients.

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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