Study of large animal skeleton
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Dr. Alvin A. Price received his B.S. in Agriculture from Texas A&M in 1940. His major was Dairy Production and upon graduation he took a position as production manager of the Lockhart Creamery at Lockhart, Texas. â€¦.World War II he entered the Army and served four years as a Lt. Colonel. He returned to Texas A&M in February, 1946, to enter the School of Veterinary Medicine. He first worked for the school in the Physiology Department as a graduate assistant for two years and received his DVM in 1949. Dr. Price accepted a position of Instructor of Veterinary Anatomy with the School of Veterinary Medicine during 1949. (The Southwestern Veterinarian. 1949. V.3, no.3. pg. 58. ) He earned his M.S. in Veterinary Physiology in 1959. His specialities were anatomy, endocrinology, embryology and reproduction. Dr. Price later serviced as Executive Secretary of the Texas State Veterinary Medical Association and Editor of The Texas Veterinary Bulletin. He became Dean of the College in 1957 and worked in that capacity until 1973. He was instrumental in implementing the trimester program at the college. In 1975 Dr. Price was asked to be director of the Biomedical Science Program. He passed away in the year 2000 just as the new Biomedical Science Program was beginning to take shape.
DescriptionDr. Alvin Price instructs students on the skeletal system of a large animal. Left to right: Charles David Minnis (seated), Dr. Alvin A. Price, Jerry D. Gleason, Norman B. Guilloud, and Sammie E. Glass (stand behind Guilloud). Physical description: black-and -white print (photograph)18.5x23mm
SubjectUniversities and colleges--Faculty
Biomedical Science Program
Minnis, Charles David
Price, Alvin A.
Gleason, Jerry D.
Guilloud, Norman B.
Glass, Sammie E.
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical SciencesStudy of large animal skeleton. Available electronically from