Families, friends, faculty and staff gathered at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine’s event lawn last Friday evening to celebrate and welcome 148 new DVM students during the annual White Coat Ceremony.
When Dr. Sabrina Wu was a baby, one of her first words was ‘cat’—which is a little weird because she didn’t have any pets growing up in Southern California. But that didn’t stop her fascination with all things related to animals.
Eight UC Davis veterinary students and two faculty mentors, Drs. Beatrice Martinez-Lopez and Janet Foley, joined hundreds of veterinary students and faculty from across the country at CDC Veterinary Student Day on January 13 and 14. The biannual conference focuses on the critical role veterinary medicine plays in global public health and encourages student interest in veterinary public practice careers. This year’s event focused on the theme “League of Extraordinary Veterinarians” and took place in Atlanta, Georgia at CDC Headquarters.
Families, friends, faculty and staff gathered at the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine’s event lawn last Friday evening to celebrate and welcome 150 new veterinary students during the annual White Coat Ceremony.
Farrin Peterson, 26, from Roseville in Northern California, is an honors student in her fourth year of studies at the University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. She's also named to ride Chocolate Goddess for trainer Aggie Ordonez in Friday's second race at Del Mar.