College faculty member receives College of Public Health teaching award

Dr. Armando Hoet, assistant clinical professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and assistant clinical professor in the Division of Epidemiology at the College of Public Health, received the College of Public Health 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award.

According to one nominator, Dr. Hoet “has developed the second largest Veterinary Public Health program in the U.S., second only to the program at the University of Minnesota.”

In addition to serving as director of the Veterinary Public Health (VPH) program, Dr. Hoet also leads the Farm to Table program, a study program that sends Ohio State VPH students to Latin American countries to study local food production as it relates to food safety and security.

Read more about Dr. Hoet’s award here.

Dr. Hoet receives award

Dr. Hoet receives his Excellence in Teaching Award from Angela Schmillen

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About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State

Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health. http://vet.osu.edu.