2011 News

Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center welcomes new director

Karin ZuckermanKarin Zuckerman, former Chief Executive Officer of Easter Seals of Central and Southeast Ohio, brings extensive experience working in academic healthcare and non-profit organizations to the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) as the new director, beginning Monday, April 11.

Research News: April 2011

  • News
    • Advances in Veterinary Medicine Research Week
    • Dr. Couto and team awarded DoD Idea grant
    • Dr. Niewiesk's research featured in the Columbus Dispatch
    • Dr.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine: March 2011

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Welcome to the March 2011 edition of Connect to Veterinary Medicine, the latest news and information from the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University.

March 2011

In this Issue:

  • Upcoming Studies
  • Patient of the Month
  • New Recruiting Trials
  • College News
  • Hospital Updates
  • Ongoing Trials
  • What’s New
  • Trial High-Lights

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College maintains #5 ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s latest survey

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine continues a trend of excellence by maintaining its fifth-place ranking among the 28 veterinary colleges in North America. The health sciences rankings were last released in 2007 and are typically reviewed every four years.

Established in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine has led the veterinary profession for 125 years, offering cutting-edge expertise in animal care, research, teaching, and community involvement.

Dr. Linda Lord becomes state veterinary association president

Dr. Linda Lord, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine was elected president of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA). At the ceremony at OVMA's annual Midwest Veterinary Conference in late February, Dr. Lord formally accepted the position from the previous president, Dr. Jason Johnston of Troy.

BIOS Newsletter: March 2011

Drs. Boris-Lawrie and Lairmore elected as Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology; Cancer-causing virus exploits key cell-survival proteins; Selected publications; Staff feature; Announcements; Wellness news...

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College personnel featured in "onCampus"

One staff member and two faculty members were featured in the March 17 issue of onCampus. Rory Gaydos, VIS customer support, was the featured staff member; see his interview on page two. Turn to page three for a feature on our new fellows in the American Academy of Microbiology: Drs. Michael Lairmore and Kathleen Boris-Lawrie.

Human Animal Bond featured on "All Sides With Ann Fisher"

Dr. Jennifer Brandt, assistant director of Student Services in the College of Veterinary Medicine was interviewed on "All Sides with Ann Fisher," a live, public affairs talk show, with listener phone calls and emails, on WOSU public radio. Dr. Brandt is the founder of the Honoring the Bond program in The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center. Founded in 1998, Honoring the Bond provides a licensed social worker offering grief counseling and education services to pet owners during difficult and end-of-life decisions.