Students in the Community Practice program at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences get hands-on experience working with animals outside of a clinical setting, while students from the School of Social Work gain skills providing assistance and resources to the pet owner.
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Two CSU faculty members have received a two-year, $345,000 grant from the Colorado Health Foundation to deliver health education to Spanish- and Somali-speaking populations — via members of those communities.
Hank Gardner, an associate vice president for research who co-founded Colorado State University’s Office of Defense Engagement, retired this spring and will be succeeded by Kelly Mann, who has been named interim director of the office.
“Communication in animal care is important, because you might be talking about where you give a cow an injection, and that location affects how long the medicine is in the cow’s system, and how well that medicine will work,” said Dr. Noa Roman-Muniz, a CSU veterinary alumna who is now as associate professor in the Department of Animal Sciences and a CSU Extension dairy specialist. “So it’s about human and animal health and safety, as well as food quality.”