Veterinary Heritage November 2017

December 7, 2017



Richard Edwin Shope, MD, 1901-1966, Highlights of the Life of Accomplishment in the Field of Animal Health, by Russell W. Currier. Inset: Meyer and Shope: Two Giants of One Health for the Early Decades of the 20th Century.


Animal Shelter Medicine: Dancing to a Changing Tune, by Lila T. Miller and Stephen L. Zawistowski


Madness, Mystery, and Monsters: An Early History of Rabies, by Jessica R. Zeiger


The Development of Enrichment and Its Importance in Animal Health, by Janna M. Draper


Differences That Matter: The First Two Female Veterinarians in the U.S., by Michelle Dally


A Biographical Sketch of Richard E. Shope, MD, by Nancy Shope FitzGerrell


Establishment of the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (RIMR), excerpts by Frank F. Katz


2017-2018 AVMHS Officers, Board Members and Committee


Front cover: Photo of Richard Edwin Shope, MD in his laboratory at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research

Back cover: The Nation’s First Animal Shelter for Dogs and Cats Was Established in Philadelphia.


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