2012 News

Connect to Veterinary Medicine: March 2012

News at the College

Dr. Lonnie KingDean King Awarded Melcher Leadership Award

Dr. Lonnie King, dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently awarded the 2012 AAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC).

Changes Coming to Pet Loss Hotline

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine was one of the first colleges in the country to offer a pet loss support line. This service offered counseling to those who were grieving the loss of a pet. This service is now duplicated at many other universities, as well as private agencies. As a result, the number of clients utilizing our service has decreased over the last several years. An increase in education about pet loss, as well as new available resources, has also led to a decreased need for this service.

Dean King Awarded Melcher Leadership Award

Dr. Lonnie KingDr. Lonnie King, dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently awarded the 2012 AAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The award will be presented March 10 at the AAVMC’s Annual Conference in Alexandria, Va.

RetroActive News - 2011 Highlights

  • Michael Emerman, PhD receives the 2011 Distinguished Research Career Award
  • Kathleen Boris-Lawrie is named Executive Director of The Ohio State University Life Sciences Graduate Network
  • Drs. Boris-Lawrie and Lairmore elected Fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology
  • New NIH trainng grant awarded in Cellular, Molecular, and Biochemical Sciences
  • Patrick Green named Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
  • Congratulations Dr.

January - February 2012

Interventional Medicine; Theriogenology and Reproductive Medicine; Neurology and Neurosurgery; Groundbreaking spinal cord injury study; Welcome Dr. Keith Stein...

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Connect to Veterinary Medicine: February 2012

News at the College

Jack Hanna and Hospital Director Karin Zuckerman"Into the Wild" Features Galbreath Equine Center

Recently Jack Hanna visited the Veterinary Medical Center's Galbreath Equine Center for a segment on his television show "Into the Wild." Hanna and crew were met by Dr.

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Dental Health Month

The American Veterinary Dental Society reports that 80 percent of dogs and 70 percent of cats show signs of oral disease by age three. Disease is often indicated by bad breath, a change in eating or chewing habits, pawing at the face and mouth, and depression.

Dr. Liesa Rihl Stone to Lead Advancement for Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Liesa Stone(Columbus, OH) - Dr. Liesa Rihl Stone, a veterinarian and passionate advocate for the veterinary profession, has accepted the position of Chief Advancement Officer for the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State.

Midwest Veterinary Conference

The Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) was pleased to be a part of the 2012 Midwest Veterinary Conference, which ran through February 26. The Columbus Dispatch reported on the event.