2012 News

College launches "But for Ohio State" campaign

But for Ohio State and its College of Veterinary Medicine, key developments in animal and human health would have gone unrealized. The College of Veterinary Medicine kicked off the public phase its fund-raising campaign on Friday, October 5, during Reunion-Homecoming Weekend.

Studies: Pigs look healthy but test positive for flu at fairs; flu transmission seen between pigs and humans

Veterinary researchers at Ohio State have published two new studies showing flu transmission between pigs and humans.  Andrew Bowman, a Ph.D. candidate in veterinary preventive medicine is lead author of the studies published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Emerging Microbes & Infections. Richard Slemons, professor of veterinary preventive medicine, is senior author of both studies.  Other co-authors of both papers included Jacqueline Nolting and Sarah Nelson of Ohio State’s Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.

Local symposium to address antibiotic use in food animals

Antibiotic use in food animals will be the topic of a symposium, “A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use & Resistance: A Dialogue for a Common Purpose,” to be held at the Hilton Polaris Hotel in Columbus, November 13-15. Hosted by the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, the event is open to all who have a stake in engaging in meaningful dialogue and creating successful strategies to preserve antibiotic efficacy. Speakers will include Ohio State University President E.

Veterinary professors teach at "One Health" Summer Institute in east Africa

Two faculty in Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine shared their knowledge with colleagues in east Africa at Ohio State’s “One Health” Summer Institute held there this past summer. The institute was led by Wondwossen Gebreyes, professor in Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine who has a joint appointment in the College of Public Health. Also teaching was Armando Hoet, clinical assistant professor of veterinary preventive medicine and director of Ohio State’s Veterinary Public Health program. 

Alumni, faculty awards presented at 2012 Homecoming celebration

The College of Veterinary Medicine recognized three alumni for leadership in their profession and two faculty members for outstanding teaching during Reunion-Homecoming Weekend celebration on October 5 and 6.

Bayer Excellence in Communication Award

Bayer HealthcareBayer HealthCare scholarship encourages veterinary students to learn how to effectively communicate with pet owners

Eight pilot schools drive inaugural Bayer Excellence in Communication Award

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Ohio State faculty publish article on how veterinary schools fulfill the research mission of land-grant institutions

This year marked the 150th anniversary year of the passage of the Morrill Act of 1862. This seminal piece of legislation allowed for the establishment of land-grant institutions in the United States. As a means of reflecting on the impact that the land-grant system has made on veterinary medicine and how colleges of veterinary medicine have fulfilled the land-grant principles, specifically the research mission of land-grant institutions, Drs.

Research News: Autumn 2012

Clinical Trials office expansion; Building bridges with Battelle; Commercialization office material transfer agreements; Funding opportunities; Council for Research update; Summer Research Program; Recent publications and grants; Celebration of Research 2012; Things you should know; Training opportunities;

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Congratulations to award winners at theriogenology conference!

At this years combined annual conference of the American College of Theriogenologists (ACT) and the Society for Theriogenologists (SFT), a resident and two students from the College of Veterinary Medicine participated in the Dr. Jerry Rains Memorial Abstract Competition. From all abstracts submitted for the competition, the top eight scoring abstracts were selected for oral presentations during the meeting. Monetary prizes were awarded to the top four abstracts.