Articles by Christina Macejko - Veterinary Healthcare


Articles by Christina Macejko

Christina Macejko

Senior Editor

Christina Macejko joined DVM Newsmagazine as senior editor in May 2008 after 10 years working in newspapers.Most recently, she worked as metro editor of a mid-sized daily in Ohio. Prior to becoming editor, she was a reporter at that paper and another smaller daily newspaper, where she covered government, education, business, courts, crime and features.

Christina covers a variety of veterinary news subjects and features at DVM, including the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA.) She also is responsible for the veterinary news in several states: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. In addition to writing the news, she edits the copy written by DVM Newsmagazine staff members and contributing authors.

She lives in a suburb of Cleveland with her husband, Jay, and their two daughters.

Extreme veterinary parasite season predicted
May 1, 2012

South to be hardest hit, parasitologists predict.

CAPC launches parasite prevalence maps for pet owners
May 1, 2012

Consumer outreach efforts intended to drive clients to visit veterinary clinics.

Burned: Veterinary practices up in flames
April 1, 2012

National Report — Three veterinary practitioners are still coming to terms with loss from fires in February—one who lost a family business and nine animals, another who lost her home, and a third who lost his business and many personal possessions in a suspected arson.

States brace for new Lyme disease threats from increasing tick populations
March 1, 2012

National Report — Populations of Ixodes scapularis, or black-legged ticks—a carrier of Lyme disease—have been historically scarce in states like Ohio, Michigan and Indiana.

The longest mile
March 1, 2012

Fort Pierce, Fla. — Colleagues are often taken aback when they learn veterinarian Juli Goldstein is a title-holding beauty queen.

Court case further tests emotional damages claims
March 1, 2012

National Report — A lawsuit in Clearwater, Fla., is calling for the court to award $15,000 in damages due to alleged negligence.

Drought forces better management practices
February 1, 2012

National Report — Years of dry weather followed by the worst drought in Texas' history is forcing ranchers to make some tough decisions and leaving food-animal and equine veterinarians wondering what the next few years will hold.

Working to improve animal health in Africa one village at a time
January 1, 2012

National Report — At Camp Lemonnier in Dijibouti, where U.S. Army Reserve Capt. Jill Lynn, DVM, was stationed for more than six months, temperatures climbed above 100 degrees every day in the summer.

Entering the flood zone
October 1, 2011

Minot, N.D. — An extremely snowy winter followed by a very wet spring gave residents in the small town of Minot, N.D., an idea a flood was coming, but the damage left by back-to-back floods this summer was unimaginable.


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