TVMA Blog

08 Sep UTCVM welcomes new Assistant Director of Advancement/Alumni Relations

Kiplynn Fritts (Kippy) Todd began her role on April 6 and will be part of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA) Advancement Team with the University of Tennessee Foundation. With seventeen years of experience in higher education fundraising, she comes from Middle Tennessee State University where she served as Development Director for the College of Mass Communication. She has a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from UTK and has held various positions with University of Tennessee Alumni Leadership since 1993 including past president of the Sullivan County...

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20 Jan Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians: We Need Your Opinions on Wellness

Veterinarians are at an increased risk of suicide, and relatively little is known regarding the risk for suicide and other negative mental health outcomes in veterinary assistants, technologists, and technicians. The mental well being of our veterinary community is of paramount importance to us all. To learn more about veterinarian, veterinary technician, veterinary assistant, and veterinary technologist experiences with and opinions about mental health and substance abuse problems, work-related stress, and intervention/prevention programs, the Tennessee Veterinary Medical Association, Auburn University, and University of Georgia are working together to survey veterinary professionals...

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