Friday, May 27, 2016 - 07:00

Dr. Ian Gardner, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Aquatic Epidemiology at UPEI, has been honoured by the University of California Davis (UC Davis) School of Veterinary Medicine with a 2016 Alumni Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to veterinary epidemiology.

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:54

AVC faculty and staff were rewarded for their achievements and dedication at two events held at UPEI recently.

Friday, May 27, 2016 - 06:27

The Atlantic Veterinary College’s 2016 Graduate Studies and Research Days (GS&R Days) concluded on Friday, May 13, with the presentation of awards to participating graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. 

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 12:36

Dr. Frederick Kibenge, Chair of the Department of Pathology and Microbiology at AVC, has published his first book, Aquaculture Virology. Co-edited by Dr. Marcos Godoy, Center for Applied Biological Research (CIBA) in Chile, the book examines the main virus families and diseases relevant to aquaculture. 

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 08:59

The Atlantic Veterinary College has honoured its founding dean, Dr. Reginald G. Thomson (1934-2002), by naming the dean’s office boardroom the Dean R.G. Thomson Boardroom.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 09:23

The Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI will celebrate the achievements of its graduate students and researchers at its 24th annual Graduate Studies and Research Days (GS&R Days) event on Thursday, May 12, and Friday, May 13, in Lecture Theatre A.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 13:39

The fifteenth annual meeting of the Canadian Animal Health Laboratorians Network (CAHLN) will be held at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island from June 5-8, 2016. 

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 06:59

Dr. Andrew Tasker, professor of neuropharmacology at UPEI’s Atlantic Veterinary College, has been awarded an honorary professorship at Aarhus University (AU) in Denmark.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 05:31

Dr. Kathy Ling, AVC Community Practice Clinic, will give a public workshop on Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m., about basic first aid for pets in AVC Lecture Theatre A.

Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 13:28

On Wednesday, April 13, Fiep de Bie, AVC Wildlife Technician, will present “Giving Wings to Wildlife: Wildlife Care at AVC” in Lecture Theatre A at 12:30 pm. to mark National Wildlife Week.

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 11:04

The 2016 Farmers Helping Farmers-AVC senior veterinary student trip was a resounding success, with over 600 smallholder dairy farmers receiving education and services in health management and over 550 animals individual treatments or health management interventions. Another 150 animals were treated for identified health problems.

Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 06:05

Would you know what to do if a cut on your dog’s leg was bleeding badly or if your pet was having a seizure? Do you know what common household items and foods are toxic for your pet?

Friday, February 26, 2016 - 06:09

Dr. Aimie Doyle (Class of 2000), a large animal surgical specialist at AVC, is featured on the National Geographic Wild docu-reality show, Dr. Oakley, Yukon Vet, when it opens for its third season on March 19.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 06:09

AVC’s Diagnostic Services Unit has received funding from Agriculture and Agri-Food to develop new diagnostic tests that are more effective, more sensitive, and less expensive for detecting bovine and swine viruses.

Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 11:27

Starting on February 23, AVC's Sir James Dunn Animal Welfare Centre  will launch a new webinar series that will provide continuing education (CE) credits to veterinarians and animal health technicians.

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 06:57

Dr. Anne Muckle, an associate professor of bacteriology at AVC, has been awarded the Student American Veterinary Medical Association’s (SAVMA) 2016 Community Outreach and Education Award for her dedication to teaching and to her students.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 06:19

For the past ten years, teams of veterinarians and veterinary students from the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at UPEI have been heading north to give free veterinary care to animals in remote communities in Canada's North through the Chinook Project.

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 04:54

Dr. Ian Dohoo, professor emeritus of epidemiology at the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at UPEI, has been recognized by his peers for his contributions to the field of epidemiology through the commissioning of a portrait.
Unveiled at a recent celebration at AVC, the portrait depicts Dohoo relaxing at his home on Prince Edward Island. Painted by Grazyna Adamska-Jarecka, of Guelph, Ontario, it will hang in the AVC Department of Health Management, Dohoo’s academic department.

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 10:55

Dr. Etienne Côté of the Atlantic Veterinary College celebrated his 3M national teaching fellowship with a four-day teaching retreat at the Banff Springs Hotel this month. 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 12:51

Two veterinary epidemiologists from the Atlantic Veterinary College (AVC) at the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) recently received prestigious international awards from the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE).
The ISVEE presented Dr. Ian Dohoo, professor emeritus of epidemiology at AVC, with the inaugural Roger Morris ISVEE Award for extraordinary lifetime achievement and Dr. Charles Caraguel, a former graduate student at AVC, with the first ISVEE Emerging Scientist Award at its annual meeting in Mexico in November.

 

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