University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

University of California, Davis School of Veterinary Medicine

The University of California, Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, is the largest veterinary school in the United States. Established in 1948, the school is the primary health resource for California's various animal populations. The school is consistently ranked first among the 28 veterinary schools in the country. It is located in the southwest corner of the main campus of the University of California, Davis. The current Dean of Veterinary Medicine is Bennie I. Osburn.

Departments

The school consists of six different academic departments:

* Anatomy, Physiology & Cell Biology
* Molecular Biosciences
* Medicine and Epidemiology
* Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
* Population Health and Reproduction
* Surgical and Radiological Sciences

Notable programs

The School of Veterinary Medicine is in the forefront of research into the 2007 pet food recalls [http://www.marinij.com/marin/ci_5630208] .

Under the terms of a Memorandum of Understanding with the California Department of Fish and Game, the school's Wildlife Health Center administers the Oiled Wildlife Care Network on behalf of the government of California. OWCN directly operates facilities for the cleaning and rehabilitation of oiled wildlife at Cordelia and San Pedro, and in emergencies can also draw upon the resources of 23 participating organizations.

External links

* [http://www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/ UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine Homepage]
* on the Davis Wiki


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