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CVM Residents Capture Abstract Awards

The University Of Missouri College Of Veterinary Medicine was well represented at the 26th Annual ACVIM Forum in San Antonio, Texas. The ACVIM, American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine, encompasses small-animal internal medicine, large-animal internal medicine, oncology, neurology, and cardiology. Out of 399 scientific abstracts presented, at least 13 were presented by members of the University of Missouri. Along with the scientific abstracts, faculty members gave12 50-minute speeches.

Only forum officers and residents are eligible for awards. Dr. Stephanie Kottler and Dr. Wendi Rankin won two of the major awards, both winning their category as outstanding resident abstract presentation. Kottler’s abstract presentation was “Prevalence of staphylococcus aureus and MRSA carriage in three populations.” The co-authors of the abstract are Dr. John Middleton, Dr. John Dodam, and Dr. Leah Cohn. Rankin’s abstract presentation was the Correlation of Survivin and Ki-67 Immunoreactivity in Canine Urinary Bladder Tissues. The co-authors of the abstract are Dr. Carolyn J. Henry, Dr. Susan E. Turnquist, James R. Turk, Jeffrey W. Tyler, Marilyn E. Beissenherz, and Dr. Jonathan Green.

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