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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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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.

Veterinary Medical Center on Animal Planet

Dr. Mary McLoughlin, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences and small animal soft tissue surgeon, is featured in an upcoming episode of Dogs 101 airing on Animal Planet Saturday, September 25 at 11 a.m. (according to their website). The segment is on the Gordon Setter and was filmed at the Veterinary Medical Center and Dr. McLoughlin’s home in March. Her Gordon Setter, Carson, was a winner at the 2010 Westminster Dog Show held in February.

Dr. Linda Lord featured in NY Times

A recent study by Dr. Linda Lord, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, showed that almost three out of four cats wore collars consistently during the six-month trial, suggesting that most cats will tolerate a collar even if their owners are skeptical about its success.

"The big message is that people really need to think about identifying their cats," said Dr. Lord. "Cats will tolerate wearing a collar, and this could be a new paradigm shift in thinking."

American Kennel Club awards veterinary student scholarships

The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) recently awarded scholarships to fifteen students from ten American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) accredited schools of veterinary medicine. Ohio State veterinary student Joe Esch received the AKC/AVMF award, a $6,000 scholarship sponsored by the AKC and the American Veterinary Medical Foundation. Last year, Joe recieved the President's Award through the AKC, a scholarship worth $10,000. Joe is also the first Ohio State student to become SAVMA president-elect, and will be serving for the 2011-2012 year.

Study reveals cats will adjust to collars

Dr. Linda Lord’s research published in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association:

http://researchnews.osu.edu/archive/catcollar.htm

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