News & Events

News & Events

VA Derby The Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center welcomes media requests. For media inquiries or to schedule an interview, please contact Sharon Peart, Development Associate, at (703) 771-6842 or at .

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Press Releases

November 2013
Dr. Jennifer Barrett Dr. Jennifer Barrett named Theodora Ayer Randolph Professor of Equine Surgery
September 2013
Dr. Nathaniel A. White II Dr. Nathaniel A. White II honored with emeritus status
May 2013
Dr. Michael Erskine Dr. Michael Erskine named interim director of Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Shelley Duke Shelley Duke receives Virginia Tech's highest honor
May 2012
Leadership change at EMC Change in leadership at Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
November 2010
Steinman receives award Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center presents distinguished service award to Beverly "Peggy" Steinman
Cutting-edge research underway at EMC With new research funding, Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center faculty investigate cutting-edge treatments to improve horse health
July 2010
U.S. Park Police Equine medical center receives U.S. Park Police Horse Mounted Patrol Award of Excellence
June 2010
Dr. James Brown New faculty member at Virginia Tech's Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center specializes in equine surgery, reproduction, dentistry
Eric McKeeby Eric McKeeby joins veterinary college as director of public relations and communications
Dr. Jennifer Barrett Equine medical center researcher featured at landmark regenerative medicine conference
lameness treatment Multi-level, aggressive treatments allowed equine patient to recover from debilitating lameness
April 2010
Dr. Martin Furr Martin Furr reappointed as the Adelaide C. Riggs Chair in Equine Medicine
March 2010
biceps brachii tenotomy Pioneering surgical procedure performed at Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center resolves one horse's lameness
February 2010
laparoscopic ovariectomies Laparoscopic ovariectomies performed at equine medical center offer medical solutions for some mares
November 2009
Tuesday Talks Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center announces Tuesday Talks schedule
October 2009
Dr. Jennifer Barrett Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center surgeon awarded research grant from Morris Animal Foundation
August 2009
Richard Gargagliano Equine medical center's Richard Gargagliano recertified as American College of Healthcare Executives Fellow
July 2009
Dr. Brown in Peru Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center surgeon donates veterinary services in Peru
EMC Open House Hundreds visit Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center's open house
May 2009
EMC Open House Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center to host open house
EMC restructuring Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center restructuring to capitalize on new operating environment
Barn dedication Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center dedicates new barn
April 2009
Priscilla Blackburn Equine medical center's Priscilla Blackburn earns Veterinary Hospital Managers Association certification
dama gazelle Equine medical center veterinarian performs surgery on Smithsonian National Zoo's dama gazelle
March 2009
Paul R. Fout Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center's new barn to be dedicated to Paul R. Fout
health-challenged foal treatment Care for high-risk mares and health-challenged foals available at Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
February 2009
platelet rich plasma treatments Platelet rich plasma treatments now offered at equine medical center
book on equine colic Internationally recognized equine expert authors comprehensive book on equine colic
January 2009
AAEVT Symposium Equine veterinary technicians earn continuing education credit at regional symposium
Expert talks Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center's faculty available to present expert talks
Lameness treatment Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center uses innovative lameness treatment
November 2008
EMC Council Two new members named to equine medical center council
Fracture Repair Innovative system used at equine medical center to repair fractures
Research Lab Opens New research lab opens at Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Tuesday Talks Schedule Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center announces Tuesday Talks schedule
AAEVT Symposium Equine medical center to host regional symposium for veterinary technicians
October 2008
Lola Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center provides expert information to History Channel for upcoming series
emergency responder training Emergency responder horse handling training is a success
September 2008
specialized eye care Specialized eye care for horses available at Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Horse ambulance Equine medical center's horse ambulance provides important services at Virginia equine events
August 2008
Kate Lee Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center names public relations coordinator
April 2008
New Ophthalmology Service Equine medical center offers new ophthalmology service for horses
April 16 Remembrance Event Equine medical center to hold remembrance event April 16
Horse Training Horse training for first responders presented by faculty
March 2008
Hokie Volunteer Day Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center to host Hokie Volunteer Day
Upper Respiratory Treatment Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center offers treatments for upper respiratory disease
February 2008
Horse Health Half-Day Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center hosted Virginia Pony Club members at a Horse Health Half-Day event
January 2008
Adams Lameness surgeon joins equine medical center faculty
December 2007
Shelley Duke Shelley Duke pledges $10 million estate gift to support Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center
Virginia Agribusiness Council Meeting Equine Medical Center Hosts Virginia Agribusiness Council Meeting
Virginia Farm Bureau Virginia Farm Bureau Tours Equine Medical Center
November 2007
Horse Health Equine medical center to host Horse Health Half-Day for Virginia Pony Club members
Zebra Equine medical center faculty member performs life-saving surgery on Smithsonian National Zoo's zebra
Tuesday Talks Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center announces Tuesday Talk schedule
October 2007
Shelley Duke Equine medical center presents its first Distinguished Service Award to Shelley Duke
September 2007
Dr. Jennifer Barrett New faculty member at equine medical center to focus on molecular research
Derby Equine Medical Center prominently featured at Saratoga Races and Virginia Derby
August 2007
Foals Equine medical center faculty care for critically ill foals
Dr. Nat White Nat White selected as AAEP vice president
June 2007
Dr. Jennifer Brown Professor at equine medical center offers tips for managing an equine medical emergency
Trail Ride Equine medical center sponsors horse council's Legislative Trail Ride
Surgery Equine medical center sees more owners selecting equine elective surgery
April 2007
Gait Test Testing of new gait analysis system underway at equine medical center
March 2007
EMC to Reopen Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center to reopen on Friday, March 30
EMC to Reopen EMC Council Commends Faculty and Staff for Exceptional Service During Quarantine
February 2007
EMC UPDATE: Four symptomatic horses in stable condition at equine medical center
MRI MRI allows for better diagnosis of bone and soft tissue injuries in horses
January 2007
Isolation Unit Equine medical center's isolation unit is valuable tool in battle against infectious diseases
Acupuncture Equine Medical Center presents acupuncture and pain relief for horses seminar

News Releases Archive (2006, 2005)