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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.

Topics included:

Veterinary Medicine featured on Big 10 Network show

The television program “O-H-I-O” airs on the Big 10 Network and features stories about Ohio State that are not related to sports. Episode 110 includes a segment called “Dogs teach us about cancer” and features interviews with Drs. Lonnie King, Cheryl London, Michael Lairmore and Stacey Fossey. The full episode airs next Tuesday, October 26 at noon. Individual segments are available now on The Ohio State University WATCH Channel on YouTube.

Greyhound Health and Wellness Program featured in The Lantern

Dr. Guillermo Couto is doing amazing things with greyhounds at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Read the full story in the OSU Lantern.

Visit the Greyhound Health and Wellness Program website.

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Dr. Michael Lairmore named to Institute of Medicine

Dr. Michael LairmoreCOLUMBUS, Ohio – A noted virologist, cancer researcher and veterinarian has been named to the national Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors awarded to scientists in the biomedical fields.

Dr. Lonnie King appointed Executive Dean of the Health Sciences

TuesdayDr. Lonnie King, Executive Vice President and Provost Joseph A. Alutto announced that he is recommending to President Gee that Lonnie J. King, Ruth Stanton Chair in Veterinary Medicine and dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, be appointed as the executive dean of the health sciences. Subject to approval by the Board of Trustees, his appointment is effective immediately.

Interdisciplinary study will model disease patterns

Dr. Rebecca GarabedDr. Rebecca Garabed, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Ohio State colleagues Drs. Mark Moritz (Department of Anthropology), Song Liang (College of Public Health), Ningchuan Xiao (Department of Geography) were recently awarded a $1.4 million dollar grant from the National Science Foundation.