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- Drs. Boris-Lawrie and Lairmore elected as American Academy of Microbiology Fellows
- Dr. Rikihisa semi-finalist for TechColumbus Inventor of the Year
- Mark Your Calendar: ADVANCES IN VETERINARY MEDICINE RESEARCH WEEK
- Dr. da Costa receives funds to study "Wobbler" syndrome
New research published in the journal Blood may lead toward improving current childhood vaccination practices. Stefan Niewiesk, associate professor of veterinary biosciences at The Ohio State University is senior author of the study. Ohio State's Office of Research Communications has written a story about the work.
Game Changers 103 (February debut)
Host Brittany Westbrook highlights stories of innovation from The Ohio State University. Hear from leading global health experts Dr. Lonnie King, Dr. Larry Schlesinger, and Public Health Research Associate Jason Marion on the powerful connections between animals, humans, and the environment. This emerging view of "one health" sheds new light on animal-borne viruses, antibiotic resistance and a host of other challenges now under the microscope of Ohio State's 135+ infectious disease researchers.
Karin A. Zuckerman has accepted the position of Director of the Veterinary Medical Center, and will begin on April 11, 2011. Karin will come to the Veterinary Medical Center with extensive background and experience working in academic healthcare centers and related non-profit organizations.
Joe Esch, third year veterinary student, received the Board of Trustees Student Recognition Award. Joe was recognized for his academic excellence and outstanding leadership. He has been involved in serving other students since his high school days in Springfield, MA. While an undergraduate at the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, he was also involved in many student organizations.
An article exploring issues including the increasing number of women in the Veterinary Medicine field as well as a recent report from the AVMA was featured in the Columbus Dispatch on Friday, February 4. Doctors' Clare Allen and Rebecca Pentecost were both interviewed.
February is National Pet Dental Health Month. People brush their teeth every day, and the same should be true of your pets. Only about 2 percent of dog owners actually follow through by putting brush and paste to teeth.
Good veterinarians must be experts in cutting-edge animal medicine, and an education from the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine has long instilled such skills.
Great veterinarians, however, must know how to share that knowledge with clients; listening and talking to pet owners with both clarity and compassion.
And a gift from the Veterinary College's Class of 1970 will ensure future graduates begin their careers with those skills as well.
Welcome to the January 2011 edition of the Connect to Veterinary Medicine, the latest news and information from the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University.