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Clinical Trials Newsletter September/October 2014

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  • Current Recruiting Clinical Trials
  • College News
  • Hospital Updates
  • New staff

President Michael Drake to speak at Veterinary Medical Center's Groundbreaking Ceremony Sept. 5

Join us at an official groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center at 4 p.m., Sept. 5. The ceremony will be held under the tent at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building front lawn, 1900 Coffey Rd. Parking is complementary.

Welcome Class of 2018!

College of Veterinary Medicine Class of 2018The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome 162 first-year veterinary students selected from 1,417 applicants.

College raises thousands for cancer research in Pelotonia 2014

This year more than 7,270 people participated in Pelotonia, an annual fundraiser for cancer research, and once again, Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine took their part in committing to the cause.

Dr. Jonathan Dyce operates on puppy found in trash

Thanks to Orthopedic Surgeon and Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Jonathan Dyce, a puppy who was thrown away in a neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio, is now recovering from his second surgery.

Veterinary Medical Center participated in Channel 10 Health & Fitness Expo

The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center took part at the Channel 10 Health and Fitness Expo from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on August 16 and 17 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Hall D. The event had a great turnout and included cooking and fitness demos, celebrity appearances, information on wellness topics from hundreds of exhibitors, activities for kids and free and discounted health screenings.

"Cat Mastery" featured in Ohio State Alumni Magazine


-Cats in Control-

Tony Buffington, DVM, MS, PhD, is on a mission to improve the standard of living for cats and the people who love them.

Buffington, a professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences, is recognized around the world by researchers and veterinarians alike for his work in linking everyday stressors to feline illnesses, including urinary tract disorders. He hopes to reach the much broader audience of cat owners through a new digital book and iTunes U course.

Student competes in American Ninja Warrior finals

Amy Pajcic in American Ninja Warrior, St. LouisAmy Pajcic, a student in her final year at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, recently competed in the American Ninja Warrior finals in Las Vegas, which will air August 11 on NBC.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine - August 2014

News at the College

Behavioral Medicine Clinic treats problem pets

Roger, a 2-year-old mixed breed dog, was wreaking havoc on his new owners' home. The owners thought Roger was acting out, but after careful examination and thorough history taking, Meghan Herron, DVM, DACVB, director of the Behavioral Medicine Clinic at Ohio State, determined that Roger had separation anxiety, a psychological disorder common to recently adopted rescue and shelter dogs.

Researcher recognized at National Veterinary Scholars Symposium

Dr. Blake Eason HildrethCongratulations to Dr. Blake Eason Hildreth III, in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, for receiving second place in the American Veterinary Medical Association and American Veterinary Medical Foundation’s Young Investigators Award competition!