The University of the West Indies

 

WELCOME TO THE SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

 

FULL SPEED AHEAD IN SVM EQUINE DEPARTMENT

The new year has been a busy one for the equine department of the SVM. The equine team performed 10 surgeries before the end of February and if the pace continues 2018 will be a record year for equine surgeries. Click here for more details

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REGISTER FOR THE SMALL ANIMAL SOFT TISSUE SURGERY WORKSHOP

Thursday 29th - Saturday 31st March, 2018

The School of Veterinary Medicine, welcomes Veterinary practitioners from Trinidad and other Caribbean countries for a 3-day work shop on Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery. The workshop will focus on the surgical management of a few common diseases encountered by the practitioners. The lectures are designed to impart technical information on the recent advances in small animal soft tissue surgery. The morning sessions are meant for evenly spaced lectures followed by excellent hands on training labs on cadavers in the afternoon. Each day provides an opportunity for the participants for a 30-minute interactive session to discuss their clinical cases and problems that they encountered in their practice. Click here for more details

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THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE WELCOMES A NEW CHIEF VETERINARY OFFICER

The Department of Agriculture is extremely pleased to announce that a new Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) has joined the complement of staff. Dr. Shelley Tricia Bridgewater, a practising Small and Farm Animal Veterinarian for the past nine (9) years has actively been involved in the fields of Animal Production and Animal Science for more than 15 years. She is passionate about teaching and the development of the Agriculture industry. Click here for more details

 

GENE THERAPY FOR INHERITED RETINAL DEGENERATION SEMINAR

by Dr. Simon Petersen-Jones, BVetMed, DVetMed, PhD, CertVOpthal, DVOphthal, MRCVS.

Tuesday 27th March, 2018, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m, Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex, Amphitheatre B.

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OUR MISSION

To produce well-trained, competent and versatile professionals who can practice all aspects of veterinary medicine in the Caribbean and in the wider world; and to develop a regional centre for diagnosis and research in animal (and human) health and disease control.

OUR VISION

International recognition through excellence in teaching, impactful research, compassionate service and outreach.

The School of Veterinary Medicine is the only one in the English-speaking Caribbean offering a complete DVM programme at a single site. The School is equipped with modern teaching and research     laboratories, which facilitate practical training, and research projects.  Our Veterinary Hospital consists of small animal, farm animal and equine clinics as well as a number of diagnostic laboratories. Click here to see video

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VETERINARY STUDENTS ASSOCIATION OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (VSATT)

 

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Click here to meet the members of VSATT