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Dr. Carling Sitterley studies One Health in the “Land of Smiles” for public health practicum
Student SpotlightSeptember 26, 2014

“Traveling over 15,000 miles and visiting both Europe and Asia for the first time, I was both excited and nervous about my five-week journey to Italy and Thailand as part of my Master of Public Health practicum experience. I was excited to see amazing things, taste delicious food, and meet remarkable people. I was nervous about traveling so far by myself to new locations where the predominant language was not my own. Ultimately, this trip would become one of the most enriching, impactful, and humbling experiences of my life.” Full story →

Madison County’s newest large animal vet is
no stranger to the area

Alumni SpotlightSeptember 20, 2014

Profile reprinted with permission from the Madison Eagle

While other little girls were focused on dolls and dresses, Amanda Weakley was focused on animals.

What was once a childhood interest is now a vocation as Dr. Weakley has recently joined Virginia Herd Health Management as a large animal veterinarian. Even before her fifth birthday, Weakley, who was born and raised on a farm in Brightwood, had decided she wanted to be a veterinarian. Full story →