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Last week's Pink Week was a great success, raising nearly $1,800 for breast cancer research! The Pink Week committee (Komen Race/Walk for the Cure Team) and SCAVMA hosted talks, bake sales, contests and auctions for charity at the College of Veterinary Medicine through Friday, May 15 to raise awareness about breast cancer and raise money for research. Proceeds benefited Komen Columbus ($975) and the Elizabeth Gee Fund for Breast Cancer Survivorship at The James ($807.78). The highlight of the week was a talk by Dr.
Professor in Veterinary Preventive Medicine discusses H1N1 flu virus
The Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee, along with Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital Director and CEO Michael Caligiuri, and others will speak at the College of Veterinary Medicine's Wexner Auditorium on Monday, May 11 from 12 to 1 p.m. about the inaugural bike tour. The 2009 Pelotonia is a cycling event in which 100 percent of the proceeds go toward cancer research at the James Cancer Hospital. The Pelotonia has four ride routes, each starting in Columbus, from August 28 to 30.
Dr. Nong Inpanbutr of the Department of Veterinary Biosciences has received grant from the Battelle Endowment for Technology and Human Affairs (BETHA).
Lisa Shriver, senior veterinary student in the college, was recognized Friday, April 3 by The Ohio State University Board of Trustees with the Student Recognition Award. Lisa is the valedictorian of the 2009 graduating class with a 3.981 grade point average. She has been matched for a highly competitive internship at Michigan State University in Small Animal General Medicine.
Drs. Brian Scansen and Bob Sherding from The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine were chosen as recipients of the 2009 AAVC Residency Award and AAVC Clinical Faculty Achievement Award, respectively. These awards were presented to them at a VCS faculty meeting in front of their peers and colleagues in April.
Dr. G. Gilbert Cloyd, retired Chief Technology Officer of Procter & Gamble and former chair of the Ohio State University Board of Trustees, was inducted into The Ohio State University at Lima Hall of Fame on May 1.
To be considered for the Ohio State Lima Hall of Fame, a candidate must have attended Ohio State Lima at least one quarter, earned an Ohio State degree, and exhibit leadership in their professions and the community.
The 2009 College of Veterinary Medicine awards will be presented at the Oath and Hooding Ceremony on Saturday, June 13 at 8 P.M. in Mershon Auditorium. The Zoetis (formally Pfizer) Research Award and David White Research Award are chosen from nominations received by the Council of Research. The other award catagories' nominations are presented to the College Honors and Awards Committee who then votes and submits the names to the dean for approval. Please take the time to congratulate these outstanding faculty on receiving these honors.
WOOSTER, Ohio - An Ohio State University animal health expert with Ohio State's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center is available to comment on the swine flu outbreak.
The center's Food Animal Health Research Program is the only Ohio State lab working on swine flu, said Mo Saif, head of the program and assistant dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The program's interest mainly lies in the transmission of influenza viruses between different species including poultry and swine.