UC Davis LIVE on COVID-19 Vaccines

January 11, 2021
Last month saw the first shots of COVID-19 vaccines being given to health care workers at UC Davis and elsewhere. What’s in these vaccines? How do they work, how effective are they, and is this really the beginning of the end of the pandemic? Join us this Thursday, Jan 14th, to hear live from two UC Davis experts in vaccines and vaccination. 

UC Davis Retains Standing as Best Value Among Veterinary Schools

January 06, 2021
​​​​​​​UC Davis continues to offer the best value among veterinary schools, based on its number one rankings and updated financial information from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).

Dean Lairmore's COVID-19 Update - Jan 5, 2021

January 05, 2021
We are gratified that the nation’s human health workers have begun to be vaccinated, and I want to update you on what we know regarding vaccination of veterinary health workers.

Dr. Wilson Rumbeiha Named Carnegie Fellow

January 05, 2021
Dr. Wilson K Rumbeiha from the Department of Molecular Biosciences in the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.

UC Davis Veterinary Students Expand Care for Pets of Homeless

December 16, 2020
Crissy Phillips has been a pet owner for many years and grew up with horses and other animals. Nothing has stopped her from providing the best possible care for her animals – not homelessness, not her battle with clinical depression, and not her daily struggles to provide for them. Her dedication shines through—easily apparent as she unveils a thick file of her two cats’ medical records—and just became a bit easier with the opening of a new clinic for pets of the homeless in Davis.

Dean Lairmore's update – Dec 14, 2020

December 14, 2020
While it’s disconcerting that the county had to join the regional stay-at-home order, I am proud of the School of Veterinary Medicine and university community for our excellent overall track record in preventing COVID-19 spread.

Training the Next Generation of Comparative Oncologists

December 04, 2020
UC Davis is taking a major leap forward in training the next generation of scientists engaged in basic and translational cancer research for animals and humans, thanks to a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) T32 grant.

Spread a Little Cheer for Pets of the Homeless

December 02, 2020
Mercer Clinic Holiday Pet Baskets, given to homeless people for their pets, will soon be distributed for the 26th consecutive year, thanks to volunteer elves who share an affiliation with the UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.

Dr. Lisa Miller Elected as AAAS Fellow

November 24, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Lisa Miller, one of 11 UC Davis professors elected in this year’s class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

School Celebrates Creation of New Presidential Endowed Chair

November 19, 2020
On November 18, the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the creation of a new Presidential Chair that was the fruit of a two-decade relationship with the school and the Messmer family. Dr. Joanne Paul-Murphy was introduced as the inaugural chairholder of the Messmer Family Presidential Chair in the Companion Exotic Animal Medicine and Surgery Service at the virtual event.

Dr. Stephen White Wins National Dermatology Award

November 12, 2020
Dr. Stephen White has been named the 2020 recipient of the Frank Kral Award presented by the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology. The award is given annually in recognition of outstanding achievements and dedicated service to the veterinary profession and the specialty of veterinary dermatology.