SVM News

LSU faculty, staff and students get 10 percent discount at LSU Veterinary Hospital

LSU’s full-service Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year; from small pets to horses, exotics and farm animals, emergency medicine to preventative care—we’re here for you and your animals. We are pleased to offer LSU faculty, staff and students a 10 percent discount for hospital services. This 10 percent discount is also available for veterinarians as a professional courtesy and to service animals (e.g., police dogs, military animals, service dogs for the physically challenged).

LSU Veterinary School announces Phi Zeta Award Recipients

On September 24, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine (LSU SVM) hosted its annual Phi Zeta Research Emphasis Day—a day established to promote research in schools of veterinary medicine, to recognize research conducted by veterinary students, House Officers (residents and interns), graduate students and faculty, and to encourage veterinary students to pursue careers in research.

LSU Veterinary School welcomes Joel Baines as its sixth dean

Joel D. Baines, VMD, PhD, is the new dean of the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, effective September 1. Dr. Baines comes to the LSU SVM from the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, where he was the associate dean for research and graduate education and the James Law Professor of Virology. In addition to serving as dean, Dr. Baines will also serve as the Dr. Kenneth F. Burns Chair in Veterinary Medicine.

LSU Veterinary School faculty participate in NIH and USDA Study Sections for infectious disease research

Five LSU School of Veterinary Medicine faculty serve or have accepted invitations to participate in Study Sections in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): Kevin Macaluso, PhD; Juan Martinez, PhD; Samithamby Jeyaseelan, DVM, PhD; Christopher Mores, ScD; Antonieta Guerrero-Plata, PhD.

Events

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Dean's Grand Rounds

Monday, November 17, 2014

All Day Fall NAVLE Window, November 17-December 13

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Dean's Grand Rounds

Sunday, November 23, 2014

8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Dermatology Seminar

Thursday, November 27, 2014

All Day Thanksgiving Holiday, November 27-28

Saturday, December 6, 2014

All Day LSU Fall Semester ends