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Dean King talks antibiotic resistance in a piece published June 29 in Buckeye Voices, a university blog with stories from faculty, staff and students. Topics range from research to student life to anything in between.
The article, "Managing antibiotic resistance: Can we prevent a zombie apocalypse?" discusses zoonotic diseases, the government's strategies for combating infectious diseases, One Health integration and more.
The Virginia Tech Alumni Association is holding a joint veterinary medicine tailgate for the Ohio State v. Virginia Tech football game on Sept. 7.
For $25, alumni, faculty, staff and students at the college will have access to a full meal, kegs of beer, games, etc. Parking hangtags will be mailed in August to allow for parking behind the complex. Click here to register.
June 29, 2015
Dr. Gwendolen Lorch, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was featured in a Columbus CEO article about pets with allergy symptoms.
Timothy Beck and Alyssa Hetrick, third-year veterinary students at Ohio State, were both selected to receive a two-year scholarship and future position with the U.S. Army through its Health Professions Scholarship Program.
Antibiotic resistance working group formed at Ohio State
In May, a lab mix puppy named Zelda was brought to Rascal Animal Hospital and Emergency Care with two broken legs. Veterinary staff at the hospital suspect that Zelda was abused by her previous owners, as they were forced to bring her in after reports of a dog with severe injuries.
The story of Quasimodo, a 3-year-old dog, shows the profound compassion that humans can have for companion animals.
Several strains of avian influenza virus are spreading across the U.S., affecting commercial and backyard poultry flocks. To reduce its reach, Ohio poultry veterinarians are advising poultry owners to strengthen their biosecurity practices and look out for signs of the virus in case it appears in the state.