Dr. Inpanbutr receives BETHA grant

Dr. Nong Inpanbutr of the Department of Veterinary Biosciences has received grant from the Battelle Endowment for Technology and Human Affairs (BETHA).

She was awarded $14,250 to support her project to develop an audiovisual program revealing how culture, society and religion influence the practice of veterinary medicine in other countries such as Thailand. This educational program also includes anatomy, habitat, health, and behavior of Asian elephants. The program will increase cultural sensitivity and enhance awareness of cultural diversity for students as well as elevate the quality of education on Asian Elephants.

BETHA grants provide funding to support university activities designed to continue the examination and understanding of the impact of science and technology on individuals and society. Previous Battelle Endowment projects have included conferences, exhibits, workshops, videos, and interactive computer projects that address the interactions between science and technology, and the needs and aspirations of persons and societies in our increasingly technological world.

She was honored at a reception in Bricker Hall on April 15th.

Dr. Inpanbutr receives BERHA grant
Dr. Nong Inpanbutr receives BETHA grant from Joseph A. Alutto, Executive Vice President and Provost.

Dr. Inpanbutr receives BETHA grant
Drs. Kate Hayes-Ozello, Nong Inpanbutr and Michael Lairmore at the BETHA grant reception.

Dr. Inpanbutr receives BETHA grant
Dr. Joseph A. Alutto (right) with the 2008-2009 BETHA grant recipients (from left) Dr. Parwinder S. Grewel, Michael J. Mercil, Dr. Hua Wang, Dr. Cynthia L. Selfe, and Dr. Nongnuch Inpanbutr.

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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.