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The Ohio State University Board of Trustees awarded Katie Zatroch, Class of 2013, with one of this year’s Student Recognition Awards for her outstanding leadership and dedication to both the veterinary profession and the university.
Dr. Armando Hoet, assistant clinical professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and assistant clinical professor in the Division of Epidemiology at the College of Public Health, received the College of Public Health 2012 Excellence in Teaching Award.
According to one nominator, Dr. Hoet “has developed the second largest Veterinary Public Health program in the U.S., second only to the program at the University of Minnesota.”
Ohio State’s Veterinary Public Health (VPH) Club won best student club presentation at this year’s American Association of Public Health Veterinarians (AAPHV) open house event. More than 3,000 members of the community were in attendance and participated in the club’s activities.
Senior veterinary student Amanda Sherman will receive the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC) Harold D. Wetterberg Foundation Veterinary Medicine Scholarship for the second year in a row.
Researchers in veterinary medicine are spending their summer buying organic and antibiotic-free chicken from stores in Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania and analyzing it for strains of bacteria such as Salmonella.
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Congratulations to the Class of 2012
The Class of 2012 was honored for the completion of their academic career on Saturday, June 9. Students were recognized at the Honors and Awards Ceremony where awards were given to those students who excelled in their clinical rotations. The College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed 138 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony.
VBS faculty award winners at the Oath and Hooding Ceremony; Dr. Paul Strombery honored with the CGS Siddens Award; Abdul Rahaman and Jan Sally retire after 40 years of service; VBS highlights for June; Staff feature: Heather Strange; Announcements; Wellness News...
Dr. Michelle Harcha, director, Professional Development Education, is being featured for her support of Pelotonia, a grassroots effort to raise money for The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center - James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute. Her commitment to fighting cancer drove her to become a team captain for the College of Veterinary Medicine. Her enthusiasm for the event, as well as her personal story, led organizers to choose her as a Team Buckeye spokeswoman.