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Attention alumni: Ticket info for National Championship

In order to better manage the time constraints with a potential trip to the CFP National Championship Game on Jan. 12, The Ohio State University Alumni Association is offering a presale of our tour packages. The information can be found here.

4 Legs 4 Hounds: Connecting greyhounds to foster homes, affordable care

GreyhoundThe Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center lends a helping hand to greyhounds around the nation through its 4 Legs 4 Hounds Greyhound Program, which links retired greyhounds to foster homes, low-cost medical care, free chemotherapy and more.

Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa named to National Academy of Inventors

Yasuko RikihisaThe National Academy of Inventors has awarded the rank of Fellow to two researchers at The Ohio State University: Yasuko Rikihisa in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Ching-Shih Chen in the College of Pharmacy.

Digital First Impact Grant sends ipads to Ethiopia for One Health initiative

A $25,000 grant from Ohio State's Office of Distance Education and eLearning has been allocated to Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes and his colleagues involved in the College of Veterinary Medicine's Global One Health Intiative in the form of 40 iPad minis.

The One Health team will use 20 of the devices for education purposes, furthering community awareness and conducting research in Ethiopia. The resources will also be shared with the partner institutions who are working alongside the team.

Veterinary Extension newsletter reinvigorated

Smith-Lever Act 100-year anniversaryThe Ohio Veterinary Newsletter, distributed by the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine's Veterinary Extension Unit, has been revived, with the goal of providing relevant, research-based news on grants, research findings, opportunities and more to veterinarians across the state.

Veterinary faculty member featured in Columbus Dispatch story on flu vaccines

Dr. Ian DavisDr. Ian Davis, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, gives his input on health experts' yearly battle in creating an effective human influenza vaccine in a recent Columbus Dispatch article, "Flu vaccines fighting a moving target."

First aid for animals training session, Dec. 2 at Ohio Fire Academy

Teaching first aid for animals: Dr. Ed Cooper, veterinary emergency services and critical care medicine specialist, conducted a pilot training session on Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ohio Fire Academy (8895 E. Main St., Reynoldsburg, Ohio) to provide an understanding of basic first aid and triage services for handlers of working dogs as well as first responders.

Ebola demonstrates One Health challenges and opportunities

Veterinary public health expert and professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes is the lead author of "The Global One Health Paradigm: Challenges and Opportunities for Tackling Infectious Diseases at the Human, Animal and Environment Interface in Low-Resource Settings," which was published Nov. 13 in Public Library of Science, Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Dean Lonnie J. King named chair of national Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture

Posted Nov. 7, 2014


Dr. Lonnie J. King, Dean of Ohio State's College of Veterinary MedicineA Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture was established Nov.