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Leadership Updates in The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Linda Lord, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, started as the new Associate Dean of Student Affairs in July. Her position plays a key role in the support, advocacy, recruitment, admissions, counseling, and scholarship management for our veterinary students. Dr. Lord is also the current president of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).

College of Veterinary Medicine well represented at the Sixth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine was well represented at the Sixth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot held in West Palm Beach, Florida from October 29-3, with seven members and affiliates of the college in attendance. The conference assembles leading-edge scientists, practitioners, and farriers from around the world, as well as committed horse owners and caretakers, to share the latest knowledge and experience in preventing and treating laminitis and other conditions affecting horses’ feet.

Webinar presented by Dean Lonnie King on December 1

As part of the Ohio State University Climate Change Webinar Series, Dean Lonnie King will present a One Health webinar on December 1 to explore how the convergence of human health and animal health has led to a new era of emerging infectious diseases.  The webinar will provide information about:

Ohio State Greyhound Program Partners with Racetrack to Save Racing Greyhounds

A partnership between The Ohio State University and Wheeling Island Racetrack has saved many lives. The partnership is an effort to improve the wellness of racing greyhounds, as well as rehabilitate those that are injured from the sport.

Dr. Boris-Lawrie to head new Life Sciences Network

Dr. Boris-LawrieDr. Kathleen Boris-Lawrie, David White Professor of Veterinary Biosciences in the college, has been selected to lead a new Life Sciences Network for The Ohio State University. One of the top findings of the Graduate School's 2008 doctoral program review revealed tremendous unrealized potential in the environmental and life sciences at Ohio State.

“Plan for a Happy Reunion:” A Guide to Finding Lost Cats and Dogs

(To go directly to the PDF of the guide, please click here.)

Our "Plan for a Happy Reunion" guide offers easy-to-follow steps to help you keep your pet safe, as well as tips for what to do if your pet gets lost.

Dr. Couto featured on ABC 6

Dr. Guillermo Couto was featured in a story that aired on ABC 6 News at 5 on October 18. Dr. Couto discussed the amazing greyhound breed and how the greyhound program at Ohio State is giving injured racing dogs a second chance at life. Watch the video clip.

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Archie Griffin addresses the Ohio State Alumni Association

In a recent address, The Ohio State University Alumni Association President, Archie Griffin, discussed the status of Ohio State football. There is no doubt that some serious mistakes were made; however, Ohio State is in the process of developing a state-of-the-art, campus-wide compliance program to ensure that this type of situation does not happen again. Additionally, it is unfortunate that the football situation has overshadowed many of Ohio State's amazing achievements.

New bus stop offers greater campus access

Thanks to the Student Leadership Advisory Coucil (SLAC), students, faculty, and staff can catch a CABS bus at the new stop on John Herrick Drive behind the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building. The SLAC worked with the office of Traffic and Parking in order to provide better bus access for the College of Veterinary Medicine campus.

Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Team travels to Uganda

Six graduate students of multiple disciplines, including two from the College of Veterinary Medicine, traveled to Uganda as part of an initiative for interdisciplinary and international learning. The trip encouraged students to broaden their professional perspective by working with their peers in other disciplines, both in the training stages and in the field, in the belief that it makes for a more vibrant learning environment and because global health issues are so interconnected and complex.