World Veterinary Year Lecture Series Kicks Off with C. Trenton Boyd Presentation

Marketing and Communications | February 28, 2011

C. Trenton Boyd will offer a unique glimpse of veterinary history through postcards in the opening lecture of a series honoring 2011 World Veterinary Year, from 4-5:30 p.m., March 4. Boyd, head of the Zalk Veterinary Medical Library at the University of Missouri, will speak at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) in Lecture Hall 201 during the opening of the Texas Veterinary Medical Association mid-winter conference. An avid collector of postcards, Boyd is a Distinguished Member of the Academy of Health Information Professionals of the Medical Library Association and the recipient of awards for his research and achievement in collection development in the field. In May 2011 Mr. Boyd will be honored with “Fellow” status by the Medical Library Association.

Co-sponsored by Texas A&M University Medical Sciences Library (MSL) and the CVM, the lecture series celebrates 250 years of veterinary medicine and education in collaboration with the worldwide veterinary community. Lectures on global trends affecting human and animal health, as well as the future of veterinary education are planned for April 27 and Oct. 12. For more information contact Sandy Samford at ssamford@library.tamu.edu.