Focus-Forward Weekend examines the future of veterinary medicine

"Focus-Forward Weekend: Charting the course for the future of veterinary medicine," from Thursday (8/12)-Saturday (8/14) at the Fawcett Center, will provide an opportunity for faculty, staff, alumni, friends, university administrators and industry partners to explore the veterinary profession's responsibility to meeting current global challenges. Joerg Ohle, president and general manager of Bayer Animal Health North America, will present the Thursday evening keynote address. Read more:http://vet.osu.edu/focus-forward

Posted: 8/11/10

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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.