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Veterinary Medical Center expands emergency care
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center now has two locations to serve emergency and specialty referral needs. The Veterinary Medical Center at Dublin, located at 5020 Bradenton Ave., is now open 24 hours a day to care for dogs and cats with medical emergencies.
Dr. Valerie Parker, assistant professor – clinical, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was recently featured on Channel 28 and Channel 6 in a story about pet obesity. Dr. Parker specializes in pet nutrition issues. She is board certified in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and will be pursuing her certification by the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. Dr.
Administrative offices at the College of Veterinary Medicine will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 in observence of Memorial Day.
As always, the Veterinary Medical Center remains open for your animals' emergency needs, 24 hours a day.
Dr. Prosper Boyaka, Professor, Veterinary Biosciences, received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Immunologists (AAI). He has provided vital leadership to AAI in his service on the AAI Minority Affairs Committee from 2006 to 2012. As chair of the committee from 2009 to 2012, Boyaka initiated multiple enhancements to the annual AAI Minority Affairs Committee Careers and Networking Roundtable at the AAI meeting.
Breeding solutions available at the Galbreath Equine Center
For many farms springtime means newborns, and at the Galbreath Equine Center, foaling season is definitely in full swing.
Called "the most exciting two minutes in sports," the Kentucky Derby takes place on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Lexington, Kentucky.
Class of 2013 graduate Amanda Sherman, was chosen by faculty as the winner of the inaugural Bayer Excellence in Communication Award at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.
Dr. Sherman is headed to North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine to participate in a one-year rotating internship. She plans to pursue a residency in ophthalmology.
Welcome to the seventh edition of Behavior News, the newsletter designed to keep veterinary staff and other animal handlers up to date on current behavior recommendations for companion animals. In this issue we talk about dog and child safety, and helping to set parents up for success.
For additional resources on animal behavior at The Ohio State University, please visit: vet.osu.edu/Behavior and vet.osu.edu/CommunityPractice.
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Oath and Hooding
On Saturday, May 4, the College of Veterinary Medicine will welcome the 137 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony. Faculty and alumni will also be recognized. This year's Distinguished Alumni Awards winners are: Dr. Tony Forshey, (DVM 1977), Dr. Kathy Smith (DVM 1978), and Dr. William D.