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"Update for Veterinarians" Newsletter Available Online

"Update for Veterinarians" is distributed bi-monthly through the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association to keep veterinarians up-to-date on news and advancements at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center.

Dr. Couto receives Clinical Faculty Achievement Award

Dr. Guillermo Couto was chosen as the recipient of the 2012 AAVC Clinical Faculty Achievement Award. All member institutions of the American College of Veterinary Clinicians (AAVC) are allowed to nominate one faculty member annually for this award. The Clinical Faculty Achievement Award is given to a member of the AAVC who, for at least five years, has achieved recognition for his or her efforts on behalf of veterinary medicine.

Dr. Carla Huston named MVMA Veterinarian of the Year

Dr. Carla Huston, College of Veterinary Medicine alumnus, was named Mississippi's top veterinarian of the year. Dr. Huston, associate professor in the Department of Pathobiology and Population Medicine, was named the Mississippi Veterinarian of the Year by the Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association. The award was announced at the 2012 MVMA winter meeting in Starkville. The MVMA executive board selects the Veterinarian of the Year from member nominations.

Unique collaboration recovers spaniel's hearing

After Sandy Breckenridge started noticing that her Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Murphy, stopped responding to normal noises, she took him to see Dr. Peter Scheifele at University of Cincinnati’s FETCH-LAB, the Facility for the Education and Testing of Canine Hearing and Lab Animal Bioacoustics. Scheifele founded FETCH-LAB in 2007 and is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UC.

Veterinary Student Featured on University Website

Adam Pendleton, a third-year veterinary student at the College of Veterinary Medicine, was featured on The Ohio State University's website. The feature highlights 15 students and the variety of projects they engaged in during spring.

 

Alumnus received National Institute for Animal Agriculture Award

Dr. Tony Forshey, Chief of Animal Health and State Veterinarian for the Ohio Department of Agriculture, received the National Institute for Animal Agriculture's prestigious Chairman's Award during the organization's annual conference.  The Chairman's Award is given to an outstanding volunteer for his unselfish dedication and tireless devotion to the advancement of animal agriculture.

News updates from the Office of Student Affairs

The inaugural issue of "Student Affairs News," the newsletter from the Office of Student Affairs, is now available on the college web page at http://vet.osu.edu/sites/default/files/documents/pdf/news/studentAffairs/2012/spring.pdf
 

The first issue includes articles about the new Student Ambassadors’ p

Office of Student Affairs selects first group of student ambassadors

CVM Student Ambassadors 2012Twelve veterinary students, representing first, second and third-year classes, have been chosen to become the first College of Veterinary Medicine Student Ambassadors.

2012 White Coat Ceremony Photos Now Available

Photos from the 2012 White Coat Ceremony held on March 17 are now available online. To download a picture click on the image to make it full screen then there will be a link at the top to download the image.