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The Expansion and Enhancement project for the Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) was recently featured in OnCampus, the faculty staff newspaper for The Ohio State University. The VMC’s Expansion and Enhancement Project (Fund No. 314090) hopes to raise $30 million to create a larger, warmer and friendlier lobby and reception area for the more than 27,000 dogs and cats and their owners who visited the VMC last year.
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees recognized Caitlin Pohlit, a 4th year veterinary student, with a 2014 Student Recognition Award.
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is proud to announce that Cassie Horvath, a 4th year veterinary student, was chosen by faculty and staff as the winner of the 2014 Bayer Excellence in Communication Award. Cassie will receive a $2,500 scholarship, and will go on to compete at a national level, where she has the chance to receive an additional $2,500.
Dr. Lonnie King, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, executive dean of the Health Sciences Colleges, and Ruth Stanton Chair in Veterinary Medicine yesterday announced a one-year extension of his five-year appointment, through August, 2015.
The amazing silent communication of a chimpanzee was less clear to Dr. Mary Torrence, a veterinary epidemiologist, and alumna of the College of Veterinary Medicine. On her trip to Africa last February, she discovered that the chimpanzees she was seeing clearly could not see her clearly. This started a mission for Dr. Torrence to find a way to help preserve the eyesight of these special animals. Find out more about Dr.
Congratulations to veterinary medicine student Katie Huter, Class of 2015. She and her dog Jake are featured in an ad on the back page of the January-February edition of the Ohio State Alumni Magazine, in support of student scholarships.
Posted February 7, 2014
The Clinical Trials Office in the Veterinary Medical Center provides the latest therapies for eligible client-owned animals. It is one of the largest veterinary clinical trials offices in the country. Many studies provide reimbursement for costs of medically necessary procedures.
Currently, new studies are enrolling dogs that have been diagnosed with:
Reconstructive surgery is not just for humans nowadays, it is also for our companion animals. The New York Times released a story on January 13, “Rebuilding Our Badly Broken Pets,” that featured Dr.
Dr. Sarah Moore, assistant professor of neurology and neurosurgery, was featured in the article "New Foundation Seeks to Raise Awareness about Degenerative Myelopathy," in Today's Veterinary News. Dr. Moore explains in this article that there are hurdles for owners of pets that have degenerative myelopathy (DM).