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Ethiopia One Health initiative draws national recognition

Jan. 26, 2015


The Ohio State University’s One Health Ethiopia partnership has been recognized for excellence with the 2015 Andrew Heiskell Award for Innovation in International Education, given annually by the Institute of International Education (IIE) to honor “the most outstanding initiatives in higher education” among their 1,400 campuses 

Commercialization workshop series for OSU faculty, staff

All Ohio State faculty and staff who are interested in learning about commercialization are invited to attend the Commercialization Workshop Series, kicking off in January 2015. The series walks participants through the commercialization process in eight workshops spanning January through August. Each interactive workshop will feature experts discussing various topics while referencing a technology from Ohio State that has been commercialized. 

Click here for the workshop schedule.

Dr. O'Quin quoted in "Columbus Dispatch" article

Dr. O'QuinDr. Jeanette O'Quin, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was quoted in the Columbus Dispatch about a new alternative to surgical sterilization for dogs that may eventually cost only $1 per shot.

Chicago police officer has K9 partner back after successful surgery at VMC

Jan. 9, 2015

Officer Remzy and EddieChicago Police Officer Chad Rezny, member of the Village of Alsip Police Department, a unit in a south-side suburb of Chicago, made a six-hour drive to The Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center with his partner Eddie, who was diagnosed with hip displasia and needed surgery.

Faculty member serves as head veterinarian at upcoming Columbus rodeo

Rodeo ImageProfessional cowboys and girls performed in an intense, head-to-hoof competition at the Jerome Schottenstein Center on Jan. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in "The World's Toughest Rodeo," and Dr. Jonathan Yardley, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, provided one of the show's major safety nets as the lead, on-site veterinarian. 

Toxoplasmosis on the rise for Ohio deer population, student-led study finds

White-tailed deer in northeastern Ohio have a high rate of toxoplasmosis infection, according to a study led by third-year Ohio State veterinary student Gregory Ballash, who received his Master's of Public Health with a specialization in Veterinary Public Health in 2011 and is currently a student research assistant at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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.