Tag Archives: Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine

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Three questions for … Savannah Giannasi, VA-MD

The last couple of featured students have mentioned the supportive environment students provide for each other, an observation that makes me very happy. Savannah Giannasi of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (Class of 2020) made that observation as well. She was chosen by Nationwide field veterinarian Dr. Tonya Sparks.  … Continue reading Three questions for … Savannah Giannasi, VA-MD

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Three questions for … VA-MA’s Grace Zhang

Our latest featured veterinary student is Grace Zhang (2020) of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine. She was chosen by Nationwide Field Veterinarian Dr. Tonya Sparks. Will you share something unexpected you discovered or learned on your path into veterinary medicine? Don’t be afraid. Be OK with feeling that you … Continue reading Three questions for … VA-MA’s Grace Zhang

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Our veterinary schools and colleges step up for Hambone nominees

Our nation’s veterinary schools and colleges exist to train future generations of veterinarians. That said, we should never lose sight of the other public services they provide, whether through important research or by serving pet owners through top-quality care at their teaching hospitals. As Chief Veterinary Officer for the nation’s … Continue reading Our veterinary schools and colleges step up for Hambone nominees

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Hambone Award: Virginia-Maryland CVM to get $10K grant from Nationwide

The votes are in, and the 2015 Hambone Award winner has been announced. From our Hambone Award blog: Curtis, a Boxer from Princeton, W. Va., has won the 2015 Hambone Award honoring the most unusual pet insurance claim of the year. Curtis earned the nomination after he swallowed a wooden … Continue reading Hambone Award: Virginia-Maryland CVM to get $10K grant from Nationwide