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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.

Changes Coming to Pet Loss Hotline

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine was one of the first colleges in the country to offer a pet loss support line. This service offered counseling to those who were grieving the loss of a pet. This service is now duplicated at many other universities, as well as private agencies. As a result, the number of clients utilizing our service has decreased over the last several years. An increase in education about pet loss, as well as new available resources, has also led to a decreased need for this service.

Dean King Awarded Melcher Leadership Award

Dr. Lonnie KingDr. Lonnie King, dean of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, was recently awarded the 2012 AAVMC Senator John Melcher, DVM Leadership in Public Policy Award from the Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges (AAVMC). The award will be presented March 10 at the AAVMC’s Annual Conference in Alexandria, Va.

Dr. Liesa Rihl Stone to Lead Advancement for Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Liesa Stone(Columbus, OH) - Dr. Liesa Rihl Stone, a veterinarian and passionate advocate for the veterinary profession, has accepted the position of Chief Advancement Officer for the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State.

"Into the Wild" Features Galbreath Equine Center

Recently Jack Hanna visited the Veterinary Medical Center's Galbreath Equine Center for a segment on Jack Hanna’s