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Schweitzer Fellow Elizabeth Coppelman featured on National Blog

Elizabeth Coppelman, a veterinary student at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, was selected as an Albert Schweitzer Fellow (ASF). Elizabeth was a member of the 2011 inaugural class of Columbus Schweitzer Fellows. She joins 260 other fellows across the country who are working on service projects that address the health needs of underserved individuals and communities. Elizabeth's project was a partnership with Serendipity Stables.

Dr. Grant S. Frazer - A Memorial Tribute

(1958 – 2011)

It is with the deepest regret and sadness that we inform our College family, friends and colleagues of the untimely passing of Dr. Grant S. Frazer in late July 2011.

Congratulations to the Pelotonia Riders and Supporters!

On Saturday morning, as Pelotonia participants rode their bikes down Olentangy River Road, they were “serenaded” by members of the Capital City Pipes and Drums. The group was positioned on the bridge that crosses the road and the river at the Drake Union (just north of John Herrick Drive). Scott Caputo, John McCullough, and Mike Kelley played for the riders.  Other college supporters also cheered on the riders as they pedaled under the bridge.

Dr. Michelle Harcha featured on Pelotonia.org

Dr. Michelle Harcha, director of alumni services and professional development education for The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, shares her story about why she rides in Pelotonia to help cure cancer. Read the whole story at http://www.pelotonia.org/the-blog/2011/08/11/one-last-visit-with-her-mom/.

 

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Dr. Lairmore named UC Davis’ dean of veterinary medicine

Michael D. Lairmore, a veterinarian, cancer researcher and top administrator at The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, has been named the new dean of UC Davis’ School of Veterinary Medicine, following a nationwide search.

Read the full UC Davis press release >>

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Dr. Guillermo Couto featured in Columbus Monthly

Dr. Guillermo Couto, professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was featured in the August edition of Columbus Monthly. The full article will be available online when the next edition comes out in September. Dr. Couto is one of the world’s leading experts on greyhounds and runs the Greyhound Health and Wellness Program (GHWP) at Ohio State.

Dr. Clare Allen Completes Summer Leadership Institute

Dr. Clare Allen, program coordinator for Academic Studies at The Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, recently graduated from the HERS Bryn Mawr Summer Institute, held June 19-July 3 at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. The Summer Institute, a 36-year partnership between Bryn Mawr College and Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) is the premier residential professional development program dedicated to advancing women leaders in higher education administration.

PhD Student Succeeds in International Poster Competition

Judi Stella, PhD student, received 2nd place in a poster competition hosted by the International Society for Applied Ethology. The 45th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology was held July 31- August 4 in Indianapolis, IN. Judi’s poster was titled “Effects of stressors on the behavior and physiology of domestic cats.” Judi is currently working on her PhD in Comparative and Veterinary Medicine with a specialization in applied ethology and welfare, co-advised by Drs.  Candace Croney and Tony Buffington.

Congratulations to our recent Veterinary Public Health Graduates

Congratulations to our most recent Masters of Public Health (MPH) graduates for their hard work and dedication! Sixty-one students have now graduated with the MPH degree specializing in Veterinary Public Health (VPH).

The VPH specialization in the MPH program is a partnership between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the College of Public Health. This unique degree allows students to learn the animal and human sides of disease in order to more effectively understand zoonotic diseases that can be passed between humans and animals.

Dr. Lord Featured in Pet Microchip Article

Dr. Linda Lord was interviewed for an article about a proposed microchip law for pets claimed or adopted from shelters in California. Dr. Lord was involved in a study that looked at 53 shelters in 23 states between August 2007 and March 2008. The study found that lost pets that have been microchipped and are brought into shelters are reunited with their owners in three out of four cases. If the proposed law passes, it will be the first microchip law in the United States. Please follow the links to read the full article.