VVMA Services

Virginia Veterinary Medical Association

"Preserving and enhancing the quality
of human and animal life through
veterinary medicine"

Student Resources

Not a VVMA Student Member?  Download an application here and return to the VVMA office.

Dates to Remember:

Annual Summer Tubing and BBQ
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Click here to register!

Links of Interest:

Zoetis Animal Health and AVMF Invite Veterinary Students to Apply for 2013 Scholarship Program

Through the Zoetis Student Scholarship Program, Zoetis and AVMF identify outstanding veterinary students capable of addressing the diversity of our changing world and the health and research needs of our society. Each year, all 2nd and 3rd year veterinary students are encouraged to apply.

Applications are no longer being accepted for the current year. Please revisit the site in October 2013 for next year's award availability announcement.

Saul T. Wilson, Jr. Scholarship Program for Veterinary Students:     

USDA/APHIS students scholarships and internships programs page:  

William Helms Scholarship
(APHIS Plant Pest Quarantine Service for undergrad ag or biological sciences)  http://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health/helms/index.shtml

APHIS 1890 Scholars Program
  (undergrad agricultural and ag-related) http://www.aphis.usda.gov/civil_rights/usda_1890_scholars.shtml 

Veterinarian Speakers for Students:

The following is a list of veterinarians who volunteer to speak to student clubs. Check back often for updates.

Dr. Lisa Banks
Hill's Pet Nutrition
3925 Howell Road
Powhatan, VA 23139

Dr. Geri Carlson
Carlson Relief Veterinary Services
100 Birch Way
Barboursville, VA 22923
subject: general veterinary topics

Dr.Todd Czarnecki
Hanging Rock Animal Hospital
1910 Loch Haven Drive
Roanoke, VA 24019
H: 540-552-0089
subject: holistic, acupuncture, nutrition

Dr. Marge Lewter
Alternatives/Craig County Veterinary Service
876 Sinking Springs
New Castle, VA 24127
subject: mixed practice, mobile practice, complementary medicine in small or large animals, volunteer opportunities, veterinary experiences in Honduras and Tanzania, Chinese herbs, acupuncture, large or small animal case studies

Dr. Christopher McNeill
VA Department of Agriculture
Division of Animal & Food Industry Services
4832 Tyreeanna Road
Lynchburg, VA 24504
subject: foreign animal diseases that may threaten the U.S.

Dr. Steven A. Rogers
Falls Church Animal Hospital
1249 West Broad Street
Falls Church, VA 22046
subject: pet loss/euthanasia, ethics issues, job interviewing and hiring issues

Dr. Leslie Sinn
Northern VA Community College, Veterinary Technology
1000 Harry Flood Byrd Hwy
Sterling, VA 20164
subject: animal behavior, companion animal and large animal.

Dr. Lynn (Lynette) Tobias
Veterinary Medical Officer
1695 Craig's Mountain Road
Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
540-381-0306 (home/office/fax)
540-520-0142 (cell)
subject: APHIS, Veterinary Services