- About the College
- Veterinary Medical Center
- Departments & Offices
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center continually strives to be the best, and it now has newly renovated leading-edge facilities to excel in that quest.
February is National Pet Dental Health Month. People brush their teeth every day, and the same should be true of your pets. Only about 2 percent of dog owners actually follow through by putting brush and paste to teeth.
Good veterinarians must be experts in cutting-edge animal medicine, and an education from the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine has long instilled such skills.
Great veterinarians, however, must know how to share that knowledge with clients; listening and talking to pet owners with both clarity and compassion.
And a gift from the Veterinary College's Class of 1970 will ensure future graduates begin their careers with those skills as well.
In December, the College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a reception to honor Dr. Michael Lairmore, associate dean for Research and Graduate Studies, professor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, and associate director for Shared Resources at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center (OSUCCC), who was recently named to the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors awarded to scientists in the biomedical fields.
Happy holidays from the College of Veterinary Medicine! Here are 5 tips to help keep your pets safe this season:
Diseases do not respect borders or even species barriers, causing suffering in both humans and animals. They indiscriminately infect the wealthy and the poor, the young and the elderly. Dr. Linda Saif, Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine is part of the Food Animal Health Research Program at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.
Out of more than 6,000 applicants to colleges of veterinary medicine across North America, only 142 of the best and brightest made the cut to call themselves the Class of 2014 at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine,
And what a class it is.
There are 116 women and 26 men who will join the college, with 50 coming from beyond the Ohio borders. They ranged in age, upon acceptance, from 19 to 51.
Worldwide, seasonal influenza epidemics cause more than 300,000 deaths each year (and pandemics like the Spanish Flu of 1918 killed tens of millions). Dr. Ian Davis, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, has been awarded a new National Institutes of Health grant to study influenza virus, which causes a type of pneumonia.