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We are pleased to announce that Professor Paulo MORTENSEN STEAGALL, currently Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, will serve as Acting Head of the Department from 5 January 2023.


We are delighted to announce that Prof. Shuk Han Cheng, currently Chair Professor of Molecular Medicine in the Department of Biomedical Sciences and the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, will serve as the Associate Dean of Research for the College.


For the first time in several decades, Hong Kong has a new dairy farm! Yesterday, CityU marked the opening of the CityU Farm which currently houses 24 Jersey Heifers imported from Australia in September.


Professor Olivier Sparagano (Professor of Veterinary Parasitology) has been appointed as Acting Head of the Department of Infectious Diseases and Public Health in the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences from 31 October 2022 until further notice.


We are pleased to announce that Professor Vanessa Barrs, BOCHK Chair Professor of Veterinary Medicine, Director of Veterinary Affairs and formerly Associate Dean of the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences, has been announced as the Acting Dean of the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences from 19 October 2022 until further notice.


On 8-9 October, a 2-day 1-night Teamwork and Leadership Orientation Camp was held at Hong Kong Playground Association's Facilities in Mui Wo for all in coming Year 1 BVM students.


JCC wishes to congratulate Professor Vanessa Barrs who was recently appointed the BOCHK Chair Professorship in Veterinary Medicine. Professor Barrs is currently Associate Dean and Director of Veterinary Affairs of the Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences (JCC) at City University of Hong Kong. She is also Chair Professor of Companion Animal Health and Disease at the JCC.


The Jockey Club College of Veterinary Medicine and Life Sciences is pleased to announce the CityU Outstanding Research Award for 2022 was awarded to Professor Sheng CHEN.


Dr Stefan Hobi, Board-certified dermatologist and Clinical Associate Professor at the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, has been awarded the ECVD Resident Support Award 2022 in recognition for his contribution on the organization of the European College of Veterinary Dermatology (ECVD) Resident Day, the resident care and the communication between the residents and the college.


The CityU University Farm saw the arrival yesterday of 24 elite health status pregnant Jersey heifers flown in from Melbourne, Australia. From some of Australia’s top dairy herds they mark the culmination of years of planning and development of Hong Kong’s only teaching dairy farm.