Dr. David Rojas, an epidemiologist in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences at Colorado State University, works with policy makers to improve urban design to make cities more inclusive and sustainable, resulting in better health outcomes for people.
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The Johnson Family Equine Hospital is being built just north of the Veterinary Health Complex and broke ground in August 2019. The hospital will adopt some of the existing operations from the vet teaching hospital and include the “largest research program in the world for equine sports medicine, orthopedic treatment, imaging and neurology,” according to the university.
“I think it’s wonderful that we were able to as a scientific community rapidly deploy vaccines for this species,” said Anna Fagre, a veterinary microbiologist and Colorado State University post-doctorate fellow.
Sheryl Magzamen, associate professor of epidemiology in the department of environmental and radiological health sciences, said the Magzamen Lab primarily focuses on respiratory health. Magzamen described the inspiration for the study as having arisen from the high level of “vaping activity” occurring around campus.
Science World spoke to Dr. Anna Fagre, a veterinarian and microbiologist at Colorado State University. She discusses the impact SARS-CoV-2 is having on animals around the world—and what people can do to keep themselves and other species safe.
FEMA will host a series of live webinars in April as part of its outreach efforts to increase awareness about what happens after this type of record-breaking disaster.
Dr. Ragan Adams, Colorado State University veterinary extension specialist and disaster preparation recovery expert, will be a featured speaker for two of the webinars. She is part of the Department of Clinical Sciences at CSU.
Dr. Gregg Dean is the head of the department of microbiology, immunology and pathology at the university.
“We had been working on a coronavirus vaccine for cats prior to the pandemic, and so, we were already thinking about coronavirus vaccines and were able to pivot pretty quickly,” Dr. Dean said.
Your best bet for finding fleas on an infested dog is to comb the hair at the base of your dog’s tail, says Alison Meindl, DVM, DABVP, assistant professor at the Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.
If you think your dog may have food allergies, your veterinarian can help by putting your dog on a limited trial diet to determine which foods are causing the symptoms, says Jennifer Schissler, DVM, a professor of veterinary dermatology at Colorado State University.