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Ohio State Veterinarians at the Kentucky Derby

Called "the most exciting two minutes in sports," the Kentucky Derby takes place on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Lexington, Kentucky.

Amanda Sherman receives inaugural Bayer Excellence in Communication Award

Dr. Amanda ShermanClass of 2013 graduate Amanda Sherman, was chosen by faculty as the winner of the inaugural Bayer Excellence in Communication Award at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Sherman is headed to North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine to participate in a one-year rotating internship. She plans to pursue a residency in ophthalmology.

Veterinary Students Featured in Washington Post

Commencement 2013 features graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Class president Matthew Weeman is seen celebrating with fellow veterinary graduates.

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Annual Oath and Hooding Honors Class of 2013

On Saturday, May 4, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the 137 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony, held at Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St. Surrounded by friends and family, students received their scarlet and grey academic hood as a symbol of their degree.

Congratulations to Dr. Rich Bednarski, Recipient of the 2013 AAVC Clinical Faculty Achievement Award

Dr. Rich Bednarski was chosen as the recipient of the 2013 AAVC Clinical Faculty Achievement Award. All member institutions of the American College of Veterinary Clinicians (AAVC) are allowed to nominate one faculty member annually for this award. The Clinical Faculty Achievement Award is given to a member of the AAVC who, for at least five years, has achieved recognition for his or her efforts on behalf of veterinary medicine.

Honoring the Bond featured in Dispatch article

Joelle Nielsen, coordinator for Honoring the Bond, was interviewed for an article in the Columbus Dispatch that discussed costs associated treating serious illnesses in dogs. The article can be found here

Senior student featured in multiple stories

There are seven amazing health sciences graduates, one from each of the health sciences colleges: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Public Health, andStephen Reichley Veterinary Medicine.

Ohio State Veterinarian named president of the ACVP

Dr. Maxey Wellman, professor, Department of Veterinary Biosciences, is the 2013 president of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP), which boasts more than 1,500 members in 28 countries. Dr. Wellman is the director of Clinical Pathology Laboratories, which include the clinical chemistry, cytology and hematology laboratories. These laboratories provide diagnostic services and professional laboratory expertise to the Veterinary Medical Center, departments and research laboratories within the college and university, and the university laboratory animal program.

Dr. Lonnie King receives Global One Health Award

Dr. Lonnie King, dean and Ruth Stanton Chair in Veterinary Medicine, has been awarded the Global One Health Award by the World Small Animal Veterinary Association (WSAVA) at their World Congress in Auckland, New Zealand. This award is presented annually to an individual or organization that has promoted the global One Health concept, which studies the links between animal health, human health and environmental health.

Leadership changes at the Food Animal Health Research Program

Following an exemplary 45 year career, Dr. Mo Saif retired in January as the leader of the Food Animal Health Research Program (FAHRP) at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster. He is recognized internationally as a leading researcher in poultry diseases and influenza viruses that can be shared between different animal species. Read more about his career here. Dr.