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The Veterinary Public Health Program is now receiving application for the Cohort of 2013

With the realization that nearly 70 percent of human emerging diseases, including foodborne pathogens, are likely to be zoonotic (transmitted from animals to humans), The Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health have recently opened the admissions process to the Veterinary Public Health (VPH) specialization towards the Master of Public Health degree (MPH). 

Vet student publishes article in Veterinary Ophthalmology journal

Amanda Sherman, a fourth-year veterinary student, was the lead author of an article published online and scheduled for later print publication in the journal Veterinary Ophthalmology. The article was written in collaboration with several researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Grad leads veterinary mission in Ethiopia

Heather StoneHeather Stone, a Captain in the US Army Reserve who received both her DVM and MPH-VPH degrees from Ohio State, served as veterinarian and officer-in-charge in a Veterinary Civic Action Program October 22-28 in the town of Hirna, Ethiopia.

Ohio State canine anticancer drug research has human-health impact

Ohio State researchers are integrating studies of anticancer drugs for canines into the development of drugs for humans for the benefit of both.

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New Video Features Campuswide Life Sciences Research Collaboration

At Ohio State, twenty-five graduate programs connect across disciplines to do "team science" research in the life sciences. A new Life Sciences Network video spotlights the faculty, graduate students, and others who are advancing research in the life sciences at Ohio State.

Studies: Pigs look healthy but test positive for flu at fairs; flu transmission seen between pigs and humans

Veterinary researchers at Ohio State have published two new studies showing flu transmission between pigs and humans.  Andrew Bowman, a Ph.D. candidate in veterinary preventive medicine is lead author of the studies published in the journal Emerging Infectious Diseases, and Emerging Microbes & Infections. Richard Slemons, professor of veterinary preventive medicine, is senior author of both studies.  Other co-authors of both papers included Jacqueline Nolting and Sarah Nelson of Ohio State’s Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.

Local symposium to address antibiotic use in food animals

Antibiotic use in food animals will be the topic of a symposium, “A One Health Approach to Antimicrobial Use & Resistance: A Dialogue for a Common Purpose,” to be held at the Hilton Polaris Hotel in Columbus, November 13-15. Hosted by the National Institute for Animal Agriculture, the event is open to all who have a stake in engaging in meaningful dialogue and creating successful strategies to preserve antibiotic efficacy. Speakers will include Ohio State University President E.

Veterinary professors teach at "One Health" Summer Institute in east Africa

Two faculty in Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine shared their knowledge with colleagues in east Africa at Ohio State’s “One Health” Summer Institute held there this past summer. The institute was led by Wondwossen Gebreyes, professor in Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine who has a joint appointment in the College of Public Health. Also teaching was Armando Hoet, clinical assistant professor of veterinary preventive medicine and director of Ohio State’s Veterinary Public Health program. 

Alumni, faculty awards presented at 2012 Homecoming celebration

The College of Veterinary Medicine recognized three alumni for leadership in their profession and two faculty members for outstanding teaching during Reunion-Homecoming Weekend celebration on October 5 and 6.

Bayer Excellence in Communication Award

Bayer HealthcareBayer HealthCare scholarship encourages veterinary students to learn how to effectively communicate with pet owners

Eight pilot schools drive inaugural Bayer Excellence in Communication Award

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