News & Events

In Memoriam—Dr. John Shirley '52

Dr. John B. Shirley, a member of the first Class of 1952, passed away on December 22, 2021, in Livermore, California at the age of 97 years, surrounded by family and his faithful care companion.

MPVM graduate nominated as USDA undersecretary of food safety

The US Department of Agriculture has nominated UC Davis Master in Preventive Veterinary Medicine (MPVM) graduate Dr. Jose Emilio Esteban for the position of undersecretary for food safety. Esteban, a veterinarian who trained at the National Autonomous University of Mexico, has two degrees from UC Davis, an MPVM and a Ph.D. in epidemiology.

Fall Faculty Reception 2021

The school held its annual Fall Faculty Reception on October 28 and acknowledged those in outgoing and incoming leadership roles, while honoring others with awards for excellence in teaching, research and service.