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CityU scholarship nurtures local talent in veterinary medicine

02 Jul 2015

Dr May Tse Pui-ying, who previously worked as a Veterinary Officer (Residues Control) in the government’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD), will use a three-year scholarship provided by the College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (CVMLS) to enrol in a residency programme in veterinary anatomic pathology at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University.

The objective of the scholarship is to nurture outstanding veterinary pathologists, develop an international network and provide world-class training through the residency programme.

Scholarship recipients will engage in veterinary diagnostic work, teach undergraduates, and participate in CVMLS research projects at the conclusion of the residency programme.

Professor Way Kuo, University President, expressed his support for CVMLS. “Our College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences pursues excellence in professional education and research in veterinary and life sciences. The work is helping to enhance Hong Kong's international standing by establishing veterinary education and research,” he said.

Professor Michael Reichel, Acting Dean of CVMLS, said that Hong Kong currently lacks qualified veterinary pathologists and that the new scholarship will help deserving veterinarians get the necessary qualifications and experience. CVMLS hopes to send more local veterinarians for additional residencies in various subjects, such as critical care medicine, surgery, internal medicine and dermatology.

Dr Tse’s scholarship covers tuition, living expenses and medical insurance. The scholarship also provides her with an opportunity to work in positions assigned by CityU for five years after obtaining full certification from the American College of Veterinary Pathologists.

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Prof Michael Reichel, Dr May Tse Pui-ying and Dr Howard Wong

Prof Arthur Ellis, Dr May Tse Pui-ying and Prof Way Kuo

Dr May Tse Pui-ying

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