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Veterinary Public Health Master's Degree Program now accepting applications

The College of Veterinary Medicine partners with the College of Public Health to offer the country's only Veterinary Public Health specialization towards the Master of Public Health degree. With the realization that nearly 70 percent of emerging diseases are likely to be zoonotic, the MPH-VPH degree was developed to prepare public health professionals to better protect the communities they serve. The program is open to veterinarians, as well as other professionals, including students with science backgrounds interested in public health.

Dr. Hubbell interviewed at AAEP Convention

Dr. John Hubbell, professor of veterinary anesthesiology and equine section head, was recently interviewed at the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Annual Convention and Trade Show. To watch his interview on sedatives and anesthetics in horses, click here.

Posted: 12/28/10

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Dr. Jeff Lakritz named inaugural Tharp Professor

Dr. Jeff LakritzDr. Jeff Lakritz, professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and section head of the Veterinary Medical Center's Hospital for Farm Animals, has been named the inaugural Vernon L. Tharp Professor in Food Animal Medicine.

Shop online and support Honoring the Bond

The Honoring the Bond program at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center supports pet owners during emotionally difficult times. People faced with the critical illness of a beloved pet need to be able to discuss all the options available to make decisions focused on what is best for their animal and themselves, and the Honoring the Bond Program offers the support they need during this process. This program is funded in part through the generosity of Schoedinger Funeral Services, and primarily by the private donations of kind, concerned pet owners.

Event raises funds to help cure cancer

Dark brindles, blues, light red fawns, and white and brindle ticks were but a small sample of coats seen at Greyhounds ROCK. The retired racers that recently gathered for a long weekend to support canine cancer research represented nearly all of the 18 officially-recognized Greyhound colors.

The 5th annual Greyhounds Rock symposium held at Fredericksburg Hospitality House and Conference Center the last weekend of October attracted more than 100 participants.

Dean leads research efforts in infectious diseases program

Lonnie J. King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair of Veterinary Medicine, recently accepted the appointment to be the lead dean for the Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Diseases (PHPID) program at The Ohio State University.

Honoring the Human-Animal Bond featured in publication

On a Saturday in June 2010, 130 people gathered quietly on the campus of The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center, each grieving the loss of a companion animal. They shared experiences and listened as veterinary residents and staff discussed the importance of acknowledging and honoring the human-animal bond.

Temple Grandin headlines Animal Welfare Symposium

Temple Grandin, whose life struggles and accomplishments were featured in the 2010 HBO movie of the same name, is the featured keynote speaker at the second annual Animal Welfare Symposium, November 30, at The Ohio State University Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., 43210.

Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center’s Hospital for Companion Animals receives AAHA accreditation

The faculty and staff of the Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center's Hospital for Companion Animals are honored to have again received accreditation from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

AAHA accreditation follows a comprehensive evaluation of the hospital's facility, medical equipment, practice methods and pet health care management. Only 15 percent of all small animal veterinary practices in the U.S. have received such an honor.

NAVMEC Update - Dr. Jan Krehbiel

Dr. Jan Krehbiel visited our college on Thursday, October 28, 2010 to update the college on the efforts of the North American Veterinary Medical Education Consotriuim.

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