CVSM shines in 81st PVMA Confab in Palawan

The College of Veterinary Science and Medicine proves its excellence again. In the recently concluded 81st Philippine Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) Scientific Conference and Annual Convention held at The Legend Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, CVSM faculty member and Associate Professor, Dr. Noraine P. Medina, was awarded the Outstanding Veterinarian in Education.

She is the fifth CLSU-CVSM faculty member who got the said award from PVMA. Others were Dr. Esmeraldo M. Cabana (1998), Dr. Virginia M. Venturina (2007), Dr. Romeo S. Gundran (2011) and Dr. Clarissa Yvonne J. Domingo (2012).

Dr. Noraine P. Medina receives the Outstanding Veterinarian in Education Award from the PVMA Convention Chair, Dr. Veronica Matawaran (left) and PVMA President, Dr. Eduardo Torres (right).

Meanwhile, six faculty members of the College of Veterinary Science and Medicine served as speakers during the Technical Presentations of the 81st PVMA Scientific Conference. They were Dr. Errol Jay Balagan, Dr. Fely V. Manaois II, Dr. Noraine P. Medina, Dr. Ronalie B. Rafael, Dr. Roderick T. Salvador and Dr. Fredelon B. Sison.

The titles of their presentations are as follows: Dr. Balagan: Extraction of DNA Materials from Processed and Canned Meat Products targeting Housekeeping Gene; Dr. Manaois: Quantitative Risk Assessment of Salmonella in Fresh Pork in the Philippines; Dr. Medina: Animal Welfare Ethics: Principles of Humane Treatment to Animals; Dr. Rafael: The Effect of Cold Temperature on the Similar to Metallothionein-B (SMT-B) Gene Expression in Zebrafish (Danio rerio) Brain Tissues; Dr. Salvador: Quantitative Risk Analysis as a Tool in Developing Control Programs for Animal Disease Outbreaks; Dr. Sison: Prevalence and Antimicrobial Resistance of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in Fresh Chicken Meat in the Philippines. - FVManaoisII, CVSM