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New MRI offers better diagnostics

3 Tesla MRIMagnetic Resonance Imaging – or MRI, as most people know it – offers a glimpse inside the body without an incision. The Veterinary Medical Center now offers a 3-Tesla MRI for veterinary patients.

Dr. Rustin Moore appointed 11th dean of the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Rustin MooreAfter an extensive national search, Rustin M. Moore, DVM, PhD, has been named the 11th dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine by Executive Vice President and Provost  Joseph E. Steinmetz, PhD and Executive Vice President of Health Sciences and Chief Executive Officer, Wexner Medical Center Sheldon M. Retchin, MD, MSPH.

Dean Lonnie King featured in Buckeye Voices

Dean King talks antibiotic resistance in a piece published June 29 in Buckeye Voices, a university blog with stories from faculty, staff and students. Topics range from research to student life to anything in between. 

The article, "Managing antibiotic resistance: Can we prevent a zombie apocalypse?" discusses zoonotic diseases, the government's strategies for combating infectious diseases, One Health integration and more.

Joint veterinary medicine tailgate for OSU v. VT game

The Virginia Tech Alumni Association is holding a joint veterinary medicine tailgate for the Ohio State v. Virginia Tech football game on Sept. 7. 

For $25, alumni, faculty, staff and students at the college will have access to a full meal, kegs of beer, games, etc.  Parking hangtags will be mailed in August to allow for parking behind the complex. Click here to register.


June 29, 2015

Topping Out ceremony held June 30

The Topping Out ceremony took place on Tuesday, June 30 to commemorate the placement of the final beam at the highest point in the new addition to the Veterinary Medical Center, which is part of Phase One of the building's Enhancement and Expansion Project.

Faculty member awarded grant through National Canine Cancer Foundation; featured in Columbus CEO

Dr. Gwendolen Lorch, credit to Columbus CEO and Meghan RalstonDr. Gwendolen Lorch, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was featured in a Columbus CEO article about pets with allergy symptoms. 

Health problems, risks identified for critically endangered black rhinos

The health issues of captive black rhinoceros aren't too far off from human health problems, a recently published study reveals. As opposed to rhinos that live in the wild, captive black rhinos are at a much higher risk for metabolic conditions such as inflammation and insulin resistance. 

ICOPHAI 2015 to focus on infections diseases, capacity building

The third International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface will take place August 6-8 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. To register, click here.

ICOPHAI was created to promote "collaboration, communication and knowledge-sharing among scientific leaders from areas where diseases are most likely to emerge." This is important for creating a difference in global health at the human, animal and ecosystem levels. 

Two students awarded position and scholarship with U.S. Army Health Professions

Tim Beck getting sworn in as a Second Lieutenant, May 18, 2015Timothy Beck and Alyssa Hetrick, third-year veterinary students at Ohio State, were both selected to receive a two-year scholarship and future position with the U.S. Army through its Health Professions Scholarship Program.

Buckeye Vet Prep Academy 2015

The WildsFrom June 15-19, select high school students are staying at Ohio State for Buckeye Vet Prep Academy, hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine.