2014 News

Veterinary professionals' Bite Prevention Seminar, May 20

One-day Bite Prevention seminar

The Ohio Veterinary Medical Association held a bite prevention seminar for veterinary professionals Tuesday, May 20 in honor of National Dog Bite Prevention Week. The one-day workshop took place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Academic Building in the Wexner Auditorium, located at 1900 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio.

Published study confirms benefits of horse therapy

Dementia patients who interact with horses demonstrate improved well-being, according to recently published research in Anthrozoos, a quarterly journal that examines the interactions of people and animals.

Veterinary student honored at Celebration of Service

from left, Colleen Shocking Dent and Sara DeWittOhio State College of Veterinary Medicine student Sara DeWitt was one of 11 students honored Thursday for her involvement in the Columbus-Athens Schweitzer fellowship program at the annual Celebration of Service held at the Ohio Union.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine - May 2014

News at the College

Dr. Tom Wittum named 2014 Distinguished University ScholarDr. Tom Wittum

Dr. Wittum, professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was recognized as a Distinguished University Scholar: a title given to six or fewer Ohio State faculty each year.

Annual Oath and Hooding Class of 2014

On Saturday, May 3, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the 139 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony, held at Mershon Auditorium, in the Wexner Center, 1871 N. High St. Surrounded by friends and family, students recieved their scarlet and grey academic hood as a symbol of their degree.

Clinical Trials Newsletter November/December 2013

Welcome Annie Adrian; An exploratory student of the oral selective inhibitor of nuclear export (SINE) KPT-335 in dogs with lymphoma; Improving outcome in dogs with glomerular disease via pharmacodynamic-based dosing of enalapril; Spotlight Patieht "Winston"; Brainstem auditory-evoked response testing in normal hearing Cavalier King Charles Spaniel dogs; Utility and repeatability of quantitative outcome measures to assess recovery after canine spinal cord injury (SCI)...

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Clinical Trials Newsletter April/May 2014

Nationwide Children's Partnership; An Exploratory Study of the Safety and Efficacy of ACP-196 in Spontaneous Canine B-Cell Lymphoma; Novel application of kinematic magnetic resonance imaging for evaluation of cervical spondylomyelopathy in dogs; COTC007b: Preclinical Comparison of Three Indenoisoquinolines Candidates in Tumor Bearing Dogs; Does your dog have a painful joing?; Spotlight Patient "Rock"; The use of the Harmonic Aries Blade in clinical canine patients undergoing spinal surgery - Blinded, randomized clinical trials in dogs; Inhibition of JAK2/STAT3 signaling by toceranib phospha

"Cat Mastery" merges research with new technology

The launch of “Cat Mastery,” an interactive book and course available through iTunes.U, demonstrates the value of new technology in teaching us new tricks about, well, cats. Dr. Tony Buffington has spent the past 30 years learning about cats, their nutritional needs, diseases, and their response to environmental enrichment.

White Coat Ceremony celebrates student learning

Veterinary students celebrated the completion of their third year of classroom learning at the “White Coat Ceremony,” a formal ceremony signifying their entry into the clinical portion of the DVM program, during which they received their white lab coats. Guests were welcome to attend this ceremony. The event was held at the Ohio Union on April 27, 2014 at 3 p.m.

Posted April 23, 2014

Laboratory professionals support veterinary medicine all year long

The week of April 21-26, 2014 is designated National Laboratory Professionals Week. In the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine, the professionals in our diagnostic labs provide critical test results that allow our expert veterinarians to recommend appropriate treatments for animals in our Veterinary Medical Center. In addition to the Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories, other labs are currently conducting research that ranges from developing an understanding of how viruses replicate to providing blood products for veterinary clinics across the country.