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Connect to Veterinary Medicine: August 2013
News at the College
Global programs continue to expand
Dispatch story quotes Dr. Barrett
Dr. Bowman featured in Ion Torrent podcast
Alumnus featured in Rutgers' publication
Internships provide real-life experiences
An On Campus newspaper story features Christine Kaiser, a DICE program intern who spent the summer in the Advancement Office in the College of Veterinary Medicine. The story also quotes Jenny Bergman, former Alumni and Stewardship Coordinator, and explains how real-life experiences have become a necessary addition to attain a career. Select Ohio State students find internships in the university’s advancement offices or colleges through the Development Internship for Career Exploration (DICE) program. Read more here.
Small Animal Dermatology and Otology
Columbus, OH – October 12-13, 2013
Orientation and Convocation
Orientation for the Class of 2017 in the College of Veterinary Medicine will be held August 14 through August 16, 2013. The Convocation Ceremony will be at the Union on August 16, 2013 from 10:30am to 12:00pm and will offer a formal welcome to these new students.
Health and Wellness Summit
The Health and Wellness Summit will take place on September 25 and 26, 2013. It is intended for administrators and mental health professionals from Colleges of Veterinary Medicine across the globe. Please register for the Summit via this link no later than August 15, 2013: http://vet.osu.edu/health-and-wellness-summit-registration To review the agenda and for more information click here.
Register for 2013 Reunion-Homecoming Weekend
Please save the date for the 2013 Reunion-Homecoming Weekend. Set for October 18-20, the weekend promises to bring rekindled friendships and continued Buckeye spirit. We invite all College of Veterinary Medicine alumni to visit the campus to rediscover your alma mater, connect with friends and faculty, and see how the college has grown. We hope to see many of you there! Don’t worry, football tickets are still available! Check the website for eligibility requirements. For more information and to register click here. Registration is now open.
Pelotonia is a grass-roots organization with One Goal: To End Cancer. This year’s College team consists of riders from every class, graduate students, and faculty, and we are SO CLOSE to being the largest Peloton in Team Buckeye! If the thought of getting on a bike again or the fundraising goals of riders seems too daunting, we urge you to become a virtual rider. No riding, no volunteering, just a $10 donation with your registration. It’s the easiest way to become a part of this! Help us become the biggest Peloton in Team Buckeye!
The Ohio State University Alumni Association Membership
You can become a sustaining member of the Ohio State Alumni Association, with an annual gift of $75 or more, which can also support the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Just a few funds to consider:
You can complete your OSUAA membership by making a gift online.
Harry Rozmiarek, DVM ’62, of Philadelphia, PA died unexpectedly in June 2013 at age 74. He obtained his PhD from Ohio State in 1976. Dr. Rozmiarek grew up on a dairy farm in northern Wisconsin, where his interest in veterinary medicine grew and prompted him toward a career in the field, which Dr. Rozmiarek started by attending the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine in 1958. Although he initially planned to care for dairy cows as part of a private practice, Dr. Rozmiarek’s path changed in 1962, when he received a letter drafting him in to the United States Army upon completion of his degree. By the time Dr. Rozmiarek retired from the Army in 1983, he had achieved the rank of Colonel, completed a master’s degree and residency in laboratory animal medicine, become board certified in the field, earned his doctorate in immunology from The Ohio State University, and been elected national President of the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). A respected and cherished member of Public Responsibility in Medicine & Research (PRIM&R’s) Board of Directors since 1990, more information on Dr. Rozmiarek’s affiliation with PRIM&R can be found here. Beloved husband of Jane and devoted father of Edward (Michele), Daniel, Carol, and Andrew (Lael); also survived by 5 grandchildren, Sarah, Anna, Joshua, Cordelia and Kaikane; and 4 brothers, Irvin, Ralph, Donald and Joseph. Donations in Harry’s memory may be made to the Harry Rozmiarek Animal Science Scholarship Fund sent to Salem Five Bank, 495 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA 01915. The scholarship will be presented to graduates of Pulaski High School, Pulaski, Wisconsin, Harry’s alma mater. His obituary can be found here.