Big update about the job I applied and got rejected for at the CDC, and the even more interesting position I’ll be moving on to instead.
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Veterinary Freelance Writing: How to Make Extra Money with the Skills You Already Have
Categories: Funding, Inspiration, Jobs
Learn how Dr. Anna O’Brien makes extra money while writing freelance articles on a variety of veterinary and animal topics.
Top 5 Uncommon Veterinary Stories You Don’t Want to Miss
Categories: Externships, Fish Medicine, Funding, Mentors, Opportunities, Wildlife
These are five of the most popular stories I shared on Facebook and Twitter over the last couple of weeks.
Veterinary PhD Programs: Wildlife, Infectious Diseases, Food Safety
Categories: Funding, Opportunities, Public Health, Research Experiences, Wildlife
Learn about unique funded PhD programs all over the world that can serve as the next step on the path to an uncommon veterinary career!
Boren Fellowship: Money for International Study
This fellowship is available for U.S. graduate students and provides plenty of money to design your own overseas internship or research experience.
EcoHealthNet Infectious Disease Research Scholarship
Categories: Externships, Funding, Opportunities, Research Experiences
This scholarship provides money for both U.S. and international students to spend 12 weeks working on some exciting infectious disease research projects.
Army Veterinarian: Do You Have What it Takes?
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Federal Jobs
I recently wrote an article for About.com that provides a good summary of my work as a veterinarian and active duty officer in the U.S. Army.
UVP 004: Food Safety and Army Reserves Veterinarian Dr. Romina Hennig
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Federal Jobs, Food Safety, Public Health, Public Health, Uncommon Veterinarian Podcast
I interview Dr. Romina Hennig, a recent veterinary graduate who is working full-time with the federal government’s Food Safety & Inspection Service (FSIS) while also serving in the U.S. Army Reserves.
Broadening Our Veterinary Vision: An Essay to Inspire
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Inspiration, Research Experiences
Veterinarians with open eyes and ready hands are needed to help address some of the biggest questions facing our planet today. Read this article I wrote for Veterinary Compendium.
Army Veterinarian: Military Working Dog Dies in Afghanistan
Categories: Army Veterinarian, Funding, My Book, Reading
I recently published an article in the New York Times about a bomb-sniffing dog under my care who was killed during combat operations in Afghanistan.