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ICOPHAI 2015 to focus on infections diseases, capacity building

The third International Congress on Pathogens at the Human-Animal Interface will take place August 6-8 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. To register, click here.

ICOPHAI was created to promote "collaboration, communication and knowledge-sharing among scientific leaders from areas where diseases are most likely to emerge." This is important for creating a difference in global health at the human, animal and ecosystem levels. 

Two students awarded position and scholarship with U.S. Army Health Professions

Tim Beck getting sworn in as a Second Lieutenant, May 18, 2015Timothy Beck and Alyssa Hetrick, third-year veterinary students at Ohio State, were both selected to receive a two-year scholarship and future position with the U.S. Army through its Health Professions Scholarship Program.

Buckeye Vet Prep Academy 2015

The WildsFrom June 15-19, select high school students are staying at Ohio State for Buckeye Vet Prep Academy, hosted by the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Ohio State group tackles antibiotic resistance

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus Antibiotic resistance working group formed at Ohio State

Puppy with two fractured legs undergoes surgery at VMC

Zelda, credit: NBC4In May, a lab mix puppy named Zelda was brought to Rascal Animal Hospital and Emergency Care  with two broken legs. Veterinary staff at the hospital suspect that Zelda was abused by her previous owners, as they were forced to bring her in after reports of a dog with severe injuries. 

Advanced orthopedics allow abandoned dog a future of hope

Quasimodo after his surgeryThe story of Quasimodo, a 3-year-old dog, shows the profound compassion that humans can have for companion animals. 

Ohio poultry owners urged to take precautions amid avian flu outbreak

Several strains of avian influenza virus are spreading across the U.S., affecting commercial and backyard poultry flocks. To reduce its reach, Ohio poultry veterinarians are advising poultry owners to strengthen their biosecurity practices and look out for signs of the virus in case it appears in the state.

Dogs and cats drink fine during water advisory

free use image, dog drinking waterParts of Franklin County's water supply are currently under an elevated nitrate advisory, but dogs and cats should be safe, no matter the size, said Dr.

In memoriam: Dr. Austin T. Ayars

We are sharing sad news this morning about the death of an alumnus, Dr. Austin T. Ayars.

New Connect to Veterinary Medicine website

To read Connect to Veterinary Medicine issues from April 2015 - present, please visit this link.