2014 News

Amy Pajcic, fourth-year veterinary student and American Ninja Warrior

Amy Pajcic, a fourth-year veterinary student at the college, recently competed in American Ninja Warrior. Michelle Warnky, a fellow classmate, introduced Pajcic to the reality TV show. She says she had watched the show and always thought it would be amazing to compete, but never imagined she would actually be able to do it.

Dr. Hoet teaching about One Health in Ethiopia

Associate Professor and Director of Ohio State’s Veterinary Public Health Program Armando Hoet is currently in Gondar, Ethiopia, also known as the Camelot of Africa. On his second day in Gondar, Dr. Hoet wrote in his blog that he would have 25 to 30 faculty to teach about International Trade and Public Health, which is another name for Introduction to Risk Analysis. You can follow his blog as he teaches in Ethiopia for Ohio State’s One Health program here.

Latest from the Animal Behavior Program

The Animal Behavior Program, led by the Veterinary Medical Center's Dr. Meghan Herron, has released the spring edition of its semi-annual Behavior Newsletter.

University Board of Trustees approves expansion of VMC

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved the first phase of the Enhancement and Expansion of the Veterinary Medical Center on June 6.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine - June 2014

News at the College

Yasuko RikihisaDistinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa

Congratulations to our new Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, Department of Veterinary Biosciences.

Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa

Congratulations to our new Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, Department of Veterinary Biosciences. This permanent, honorific title isDr. Yasuko Rikihisa bestowed by the Office of Academic Affairs on a competitive basis to no more than two full professors per year who have truly exceptional records in teaching, research, scholarly or creative work, and service. Dr.

Veterinarian featured in "USA Today"

Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Dr. Tony Buffington’s opinion has been sought multiple times by USA Today. In the article, Fancy food?

Issue Nine: Spring 2014

Welcome to the ninth 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 continue our series on low-stress handling and have a few discussions regarding managing common behavior issues in dogs and cats.

For additional resources on animal behavior at The Ohio State University, please visit: vet.osu.edu/Behavior and vet.osu.edu/CommunityPractice

College awarded for collaborations in Medicine and the Arts

Congratulations to the College of Veterinary Medicine for being recognized by the OSU Wexner Medical Center's "Medicine and the Arts" initiative, a program that advocates art's role in supporting healing during treatment and recovery. Drs. Michelle Harcha and Kate Hayes-Ozello recently accepted a certificate on behalf of the college for receiving the Sir William Osler, MD Award, which celebrates collaborations in Medicine and the Arts.

Annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Trudy BusbyCongratulations to the 2014 College of Veterinary Medicine Staff Leadership Award Winners, Trudy Busby (Non-Technical) – Education Support Services and Jacqueline Nolting (Technical) – Veterinary Preventive Medicine presented by Dean Lonnie King at the annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon. The awards are given each year to recognize the crucial role of professional staff in accomplishing the