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Congratulations to the College of Veterinary Medicine for being recognized by the OSU Wexner Medical Center's "Medicine and the Arts" initiative, a program that advocates art's role in supporting healing during treatment and recovery. Drs. Michelle Harcha and Kate Hayes-Ozello recently accepted a certificate on behalf of the college for receiving the Sir William Osler, MD Award, which celebrates collaborations in Medicine and the Arts.
Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Dr. Elizabeth Santschi was interviewed by NBC4 concerning the nasal strip worn by the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes’ winning horse: California Chrome. The strip allows a horse to breathe more freely while it races Santschi said, which caused controversy over whether or not Chrome would be permitted to wear it in future races.
In a video that has gone viral, a courageous cat, Tara, pounces on a dog three times her size to save one of her owners, a child named Jeremy. Joelle Nielsen, Honoring the Bond Program Coordinator, was interviewed by Channel 6; and Dr. Buffington, professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was interviewed by Channel 4.
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an impressive network of alumni employed in all 50 states and around the world. Current students and recent graduates of the college are lucky to have a vast resource of mentors, role models, and potential employers from which to seek career guidance and professional advice.
Doug Palma, 2004 DVM graduate from Ohio State, was recently featured in an ABC news story, Veterinarian Shares Personal Story of Having His Own Dog Put to Sleep.
"It’s our role to guide owners to a decision that’s in the best interest of their pets while helping them come to terms with the passing of their beloved family member," Palma said. "Now when I say, 'I understand,' I do."
Posted May 15, 2014
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.
Ohio 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.
The College of Veterinary Medicine Annual Open House now has an exciting new attraction! “Animal Connections: Our Journey Together,” a 1,000 square foot custom-built exhibit housed on an 18-wheel truck will be on site from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building, 1900 Coffey Rd.
The Veterinary Public Health Specialization (VPH) towards the Master's of Public Health degree at The Ohio State University is celebrating Colleen Shockling Dent, now a second year veterinary student, who has the distinction of becoming the 100th person to have completed the program.
The Expansion and Enhancement project for the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) was recently featured in OnCampus, the faculty staff newspaper for The Ohio State University. The VMC’s Expansion and Enhancement Project (Fund No. 314090) hopes to raise $30 million to create a larger, warmer and friendlier lobby and reception area for the more than 27,000 dogs and cats and their owners who visited the VMC last year.