Educational Session: Research

Saturday, March 5, 2016

8:00–10:00 a.m.
Veterinary Research Workforce: Current State and Future Directions
M. Sawkat Anwer, Tufts University
Sue VandeWoude, Colorado State University
Michael Lairmore, University of California, Davis
Stephanie Murphy, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Vilma Yuzbasiyan-Gurkan, Michigan State University
Michael Atchison, University of Pennsylvania

This session will highlight the need for veterinary research workforce development in the context of one health and discuss the opportunities to circumvent the challenges of engaging and retaining talented veterinarians for biomedical research.

10:00–10:30 a.m.

10:30–11:00 a.m.
Building One Health Research at Texas A&M: A Successful Model
Rosina Krecek, Texas A&M University

Multidisciplinary collaborative teams are uniquely poised to address One Health societal issues. This presentation will include the selection process, challenges in establishing the model, and markers of success for a transdisciplinary support model; descriptions of successful One Health grants; and some of the metrics being used for the Texas A&M model.

11:00–11:30 a.m.
Students Exposure to Research in a Student-Centered Curriculum
Dominique Griffon, Western University of Health Sciences

This presentation will discuss the results of a survey of graduating DVM students gauging their exposure to research in the context of a student-centered and distributive curriculum.

11:30 a.m.–Noon
The Cornell Leadership Program for Veterinary Students: an International Summer Research Program for Veterinary Students
John Parker, Cornell University

A retrospective analysis of career outcomes for 391 participants (1990-2006) will be presented, focusing on what the program does and the outcomes for student participants with a particular focus on comparisons between outcomes for participants attending U.S. schools versus those attending veterinary schools elsewhere in the World.