Wednesday October 17th marks the legalization of marijuana nationwide in Canada; it is the second and largest developed country to legalize the use of marijuana nationwide. What is the impact on us as animal health professionals?
This summer the Center for Animal Health and Food Safety welcomed visiting scholar Dr. Xie Yihong, of the Guangxi Centers for Disease Control in Guangxi, China, funded with a scholarship from the University of Minnesota China Center.
In the context of animal and global health careers, 80% of veterinary students and 60% of veterinary professionals in the United States are women. Yet, only 15% of the top executives in veterinary drug manufacturing are women. Only 25% of global health leadership positions are held by women. Most of the veterinary leadership positions are filled by men.
The Minnesota Department of Health and pediatricians around the state are working together to ensure children receive the flu vaccine this season. The recommendation follows CDC’s report on data collected from the National Immunization Survey, which calls last year’s deadly flu season one of the worst in recent history.
Noelle Noyes uses her background in social sciences, business, and veterinary epidemiology to bridge the gap between researchers and farmers. “I'm very adamant about making sure my research has some connection to actual problems producers are facing."