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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.

College to host Food Animal Symposium for Veterinary Students

The Food Animal Club at the College of Veterinary Medicine along with Zoetis (formally Pfizer) is preparing to host the inaugural Food Animal Student Symposium. This event will be held April 13-15 at the college and offers a number of lectures and wet labs for students to attend. This is a free event for veterinary students who are  members of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) or the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP).

Therapy pony scheduled for eye surgery

A therapy pony named Buggs is scheduled to undergo surgery at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center in April to treat a painful eye disorder in horses, equine recurrent uveitis. Dr. Anne Gemensky-Metzler, an ophthalmologist in the Veterinary Medical Center will perform the surgery as part of a clinical research trial. The surgery will involve putting an implant in the pony’s eye that will continually release medication to control inflammation and potentially limit some of the complications seen with this eye disorder. This story aired on 10TV News on Friday March 23.

Dr. Thomas Rosol’s research featured in CCC Frontier magazine

Dr. Thomas Rosol, professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, had his metastasis research program highlighted in the Winter 2012 issue of CCC Frontiers magazine.

Platelet Therapy Can Provide Relief for Dogs with Osteoarthritis

Dr. Alicia L. Bertone, professor and Director of the Comparative Orthopedic Research Laboratory at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine co-authored a new study that shows evidence that platelet therapy can provide relief for dogs with osteoarthritis.

"This study is the first to provide evidence in support of platelet therapy for canine osteoarthritis,” said Dr. Alicia L. Bertone, senior author of the study.