CVER News Archive

May 24 2013 - 3:40pm

Graduate students at the Atlantic Veterinary College showcased their research at the College’s 21st annual Graduate Studies and Research Days, held on May 16 and 17.

May 13 2013 - 10:25am

The Governor General’s Medal (graduate) was awarded to doctor of philosophy degree recipient Fernanda Dórea of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during the morning convocation ceremonies on Satur

May 10 2013 - 3:03pm


The CVER group would like to extend congratulations to Professors Larry Hammell and John VanLeeuwen, as recipients of the 2013 Presidential Recognition Awards of Merit for UPEI Faculty, Librarians and Staff. 

Apr 10 2013 - 9:53am

CVER would like to extend a warm welcome to Dr. Ana Alba Casals, a Doctoral Research Fellow from Spain. 

Apr 4 2013 - 9:44am

Register online!


- Information on preferred rates for accommodations for conference attendees has been posted.

- Course outlines for all 3 modules have been posted.

Mar 11 2013 - 2:44pm

Dr. Sophie St-Hilaire, Canada Research Chair and associate professor at UPEI's Atlantic Veterinary College, is part of a group trying to determine whether green crabs could be used as fishmeal.

Mar 1 2013 - 1:40pm

"Data sheds new light on strep suis", an article featuring the research of Dr. Dan Hurnik, UPEI's Industry Chair in Swine Research.

Feb 28 2013 - 3:51pm

Congratulations to Tom & Dr. Kim MacDonald, who welcomed a new wee addition to their family this morning!

Feb 25 2013 - 9:50am

Vet team giving a seminar under a large avocado tree.Vet team giving a seminar under a large avocado tree.

Feb 1 2013 - 2:35pm

Registration is now being accepted online for all 3 modules of our Epi on the Island 2013 courses.

Jan 25 2013 - 8:52am

Dr. Larry Hammell, Professor of Health Management at the Atlantic Veterinary College, says the virus will not hurt people if they eat salmon infected with ISA.

Jan 21 2013 - 1:52pm

CAVEPM 2013 conference and workshop will be held in Saskatoon, SK on May 27-31st.

Jan 11 2013 - 11:15am

Beginning with the January 2013 issue, The Epidemiology Monitor’s monthly print edition begins its formal transition to becoming a free access, all digital publication.

Jan 10 2013 - 8:45am

A draft agenda has been developed for the upcoming workshop on Participatory Epidemiology that will be offered at Guelph this year (May 6-17), in partnership with Vets without Borders-Canada and the Participatory Epidemiology Network for Animal and Public Health.

Jan 4 2013 - 12:04pm

CVER is excited to announce an expanded course offering for EPI ON THE ISLAND 2013.

Dec 18 2012 - 4:11pm

Dr. Ian R. Dohoo, Professor Emeritus, Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, was interviewed recently by CBC Radio Host Matt Rainnie.

Dec 13 2012 - 2:42pm


CVER Graduate Student Dr. Krishna Thakur will be giving the following presentation as part of a Directed studies course (VHM 881 "Infectious Disease Modeling "), on Tuesday, December 18th, 9:00 am, in AVC 280N.

Title: Development of a Network based model for simulation of between farm transmission of PRRS virus

All welcome!

Dec 7 2012 - 2:25pm
CVER Grad Student Gabriel Arriagada is giving a seminar on Wednesday, December 12th starting at 1:00 pm (1 hour)in the HM Seminar Room (343N). Title: "Using scan statistics for space-time sea lice cluster detection in southern Chile" Everyone is welcome!
Dec 6 2012 - 9:10am

A founding faculty member of the Atlantic Veterinary College was honoured during a book launch and reception celebrating his teaching and research career on Tuesday, December 4, at the University o

Dec 5 2012 - 2:59pm

Dr. Dan Hurnik, chair of the Department of Health Management at the Atlantic Veterinary College, has won an important national award from the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC).

Dec 5 2012 - 1:05pm

“When I first arrived at UPEI in 1985, the Atlantic Veterinary College was literally a hole in the ground,” says Dr.

Nov 19 2012 - 4:32pm
Nov 19 2012 - 4:27pm
The Annual General Meeting for CVER is scheduled for Tuesday, December 4th at 11:00am in AVC Lecture Theatre A. All CVER Members welcome.
Nov 6 2012 - 9:42am

The Prince Edward Island Veterinary Leadership Award is the highest award given by the PEIVMA.

Sep 11 2012 - 9:29am

Animal Determinants of Emerging Disease (ADED) rounds.

Sep 7 2012 - 1:04pm

L - R:  Sithar Dorjee, Arata Hidano, Omid Nekouei, Thitiwan Patanasatienkul, Crawford Revie, Raphael Vanderstichel, Krishna Thakur, Ruth Cox, Ian Dohoo, Fernanda Dorea, Jette Christensen. * Missing from photo:  Henrik Stryhn, Ahmed ElmoslemanyL - R: Sithar Dorjee, Arata Hidano, Omid Nekouei, Thitiwan Patanasatienkul, Crawford Revie, Raphael Vanderstichel, Krishna Thakur, Ruth Cox, Ian Dohoo, Fernanda Dorea, Jette Christensen. * Missing from photo: Henrik Stryhn, Ahmed Elmoslemany








Sep 6 2012 - 1:08pm
The Welfare Club and the Wildlife Club will be hosting a talk that will present work that is carried out in collaboration between Veterinarians-Without-Borders (VWB) and the Sir James Dunn Animal Welf
Aug 15 2012 - 1:51pm

Six projects have been awarded funding offered by Innovation P.E.I. to support the early stage academic and industry research that will lead to the commercialization of new products or services in the sectors of bioscience, information technology, renewable energy or aerospace.

Jun 23 2012 - 8:00pm

Dr. Ian Dohoo, a founding faculty member of the Atlantic Veterinary College at UPEI, was recognized recently for his contributions to veterinary medicine with an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Guelph.

Jun 6 2012 - 9:53am

CVER is pleased to announce that two of our PhD Students, Dr. Sithar Dorjee & Dr. Thitiwan “Poo” Patanasatienkul , have been selected as two of the 20 candidates to receive an ISVEE bursary.