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National Cattlemen’s chief veterinarian hails from the college’s charter class
Alumni SpotlightAugust 26, 2014

Dr. Kathy Simmons has worked in an animal hospital, on her family’s West Virginia farm, and on Capitol Hill. For the past two years, she has been a leading voice for animal care and health regulatory issues in her role as chief veterinarian for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA).

Simmons is also a proud graduate of the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine’s founding Class of 1984. Full story →

Jimmy Shatt, rookie international traveler, looks back on Italy
Student SpotlightJuly 17, 2014

Jimmy Shatt had never been overseas before he signed up for an 18-day study abroad experience in Italy this summer. The second-year veterinary student from Baltimore, Maryland, not only experienced his first international flight, but also had an opportunity to tour Italy’s local veterinary schools, farms, wineries, and art galleries. Full story →