CVER News Archive

May 14 2012 - 10:18am

This past weekend, UPEI graduateed its' largest class at convocation 2012.   Over 900 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees, diplomas, and certificates, during convocation

May 4 2012 - 1:50pm

Research in the News

In the wake of an outbreak of Infectious Salmon Anemia in a Nova Scotia salmon farm, CBC Radio Halifax's Information Morning spoke to Dr.Larry

Apr 25 2012 - 12:06pm

Candidate for
Research Scientist/Post Doctoral Position
Agricultural/Environmental Economist

Apr 8 2012 - 6:44pm

Dr. Theresa Bernardo
UPEI Distinguished Alumnus

Apr 6 2012 - 10:21am

Presentation by Dr. Jeffrey Davidson

Mar 21 2012 - 10:46am


Mar 21 2012 - 9:59am

Presentation by Dr. Margaret Slater, ASPCA

Mar 17 2012 - 1:33pm

Online Registration is now being accepted for Epi on the Island 2012.  

Feb 29 2012 - 11:26am

 Dr. Sophie St-Hilaire joins UPEI as the Canada Research Chair in Integrated Health Research for Sustainable Aquaculture.

Feb 29 2012 - 11:01am

CVER extends congratualtions to Art Gennis, Project Manager with Maritime Quality Milk, who recently qualified for his Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through the Project Management Institute ( 

Feb 15 2012 - 8:29am

A five-day course to review spatial statistical methods and their application in public health, epidemiology, veterinary science and medical geography

Feb 1 2012 - 10:16am

The Centre for Veterinary Epidemiological Research (CVER) Atlantic Veterinary College, University of Prince Edward Island, is pleased to host Epi on the Island 2012.

Jan 27 2012 - 8:31am

Congratulations to Tracey and John Brioux on the birth of their baby girl "Evelyn Rose", born Thursday, January 26th at 10:30pm weighing 8lbs 6oz. 

Jan 25 2012 - 3:23pm

Congratulations to Garth and Barb Arsenault on the birth of their baby boy "Blaise Joseph"!

Jan 25 2012 - 3:11pm

Mark the date! Dr. Margaret Slater, Senior Director of Veterinary Epidemiology, ASPCA, will give lunchtime and evening talks at AVC on Tuesday, March 20, in lecture theatre A (sponsored by the SJDAWC, the Animal Welfare Club, CVER, and the PEIHS)

Dec 6 2011 - 11:26am

CVER would like to officially welcome Dr. Omid Nekouei to the Atlantic Veterinary College. Dr. Nekouei is a PhD student from the Univeristy of Tehran in Iran, who will be here working with Dr.

Nov 28 2011 - 2:16pm

Graduate student Fernanda Dorea and her vlog videos were recently featured in the local Guardian newspaper.

Oct 6 2011 - 12:59pm

The Council of Canadian Academies recently released their fall issue, 'Assessing Risk,' on October 6th, 2011.

Sep 30 2011 - 11:00pm

CVER would like to officially welcome Dr. Nicholas Ramirez and Dr. Julian Reyes from the University of Antioquia, Medellin Colombia as a visiting professor and PhD student, respectively.

Sep 22 2011 - 9:24am

A $1.1 million Atlantic Johne’s Disease Initiative (AJDI) has been well received by dairy producers in Atlantic Canada.

Sep 15 2011 - 12:56pm

The Health Management department and CVER would like to welcome to Dr. Sophie St-Hilaire to the Atlantic Veterinary College.

Aug 30 2011 - 11:07am

CVER Graduate student Emilie Laurin was recently awarded a scholarship to pursue a PhD focussed on the development of new diagnostic tests for Johne's disease in dairy cattle.

Aug 21 2011 - 6:57pm

It is with great sadness that we bring news of the sudden passing of Dr. Lucie Dutil from a brain aneurism.

Aug 18 2011 - 9:15am

In a very concerted effort to raise funds for Island Nature Trust, Post doc student, Raphael Vanderstichel agreed to shave his head last Thursday, August 12th.

Aug 18 2011 - 8:59am

Professor George Gettinby (University of Strathclyde, UK) and Drs. Peter Heuch and Daniel Jimenez (National Veterinary Institute, Norway) visited with UPEI during August.

Aug 8 2011 - 1:57pm

CVER's Louis Ferguson successfully defended his MSc thesis on Friday July 29th. 

Jul 31 2011 - 11:00pm

CVER would like to welcome Jenny Yu of China as the new epidemiology technician. 

Jul 14 2011 - 1:47pm

CVER would like to congratulate Jillian Wescott and her husband Ken on the birth of their first child, William Walter Hopkins, over the July long weekend. Mom and baby are doing great!