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Annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon

Trudy BusbyCongratulations to the 2014 College of Veterinary Medicine Staff Leadership Award Winners, Trudy Busby (Non-Technical) – Education Support Services and Jacqueline Nolting (Technical) – Veterinary Preventive Medicine presented by Dean Lonnie King at the annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon. The awards are given each year to recognize the crucial role of professional staff in accomplishing the

Faculty member gives input on California Chrome's nasal strip

Associate Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Dr. Elizabeth Santschi was interviewed by NBC4 concerning the nasal strip worn by the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes’ winning horse: California Chrome. The strip allows a horse to breathe more freely while it races Santschi said, which caused controversy over whether or not Chrome would be permitted to wear it in future races.

RetroActive News - 2013 Highlights

  • Anna Marie Skalka, PhD receives the 2013 Distinguished Research Career Award
  • Li Wu Receives NIH Award to Study HIV-1 Restriction
  • Mamuka Kvaratskhelia’s Laboratory and a Multi-Institution Team of Scientists Identify Bromodomain and Extraterminal Domain (Bet) Proteins as Key Cofactors in Efficient Murine Leukemia Virus Integration and Targeting
  • Retrovirology Loses Kuan-Teh Jeang

RetroActive News - 2012 Highlights

  • Warner C. Greene, MD, PhD receives the 2012 Distinguished Research Career Award
  • Kathleen Boris-Lawrie and a multi-institution team of scientists launch the NIH Center for HIV RNA Studies (CRNA)
  • Kristine Yoder has been promoted to assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology, and Medical Genetics
  • Jesse Kwiek and colleagues lead an outreach effort to develop public health interventions to fight HIV
  • Patrick Green receives the inaugural David Derse Memorial Lecture/Award

College personnel interviewed regarding courageous cat video

In a video that has gone viral, a courageous cat, Tara, pounces on a dog three times her size to save one of her owners, a child named Jeremy. Joelle Nielsen, Honoring the Bond Program Coordinator, was interviewed by Channel 6; and Dr. Buffington, professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was interviewed by Channel 4.

Buckeyes Hiring Buckeyes: Connecting Alumni and Students to Build Lasting Partnerships

Dr. Mallory TitlerThe Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine boasts an impressive network of alumni employed in all 50 states and around the world. Current students and recent graduates of the college are lucky to have a vast resource of mentors, role models, and potential employers from which to seek career guidance and professional advice.

Doug Palma featured in ABC news story

Doug Palma, 2004 DVM graduate from Ohio State, was recently featured in an ABC news story, Veterinarian Shares Personal Story of Having His Own Dog Put to Sleep.

"It’s our role to guide owners to a decision that’s in the best interest of their pets while helping them come to terms with the passing of their beloved family member," Palma said. "Now when I say, 'I understand,' I do."

 

Posted May 15, 2014

Veterinary professionals' Bite Prevention Seminar, May 20

One-day Bite Prevention seminar

The Ohio Veterinary Medical Association held a bite prevention seminar for veterinary professionals Tuesday, May 20 in honor of National Dog Bite Prevention Week. The one-day workshop took place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Academic Building in the Wexner Auditorium, located at 1900 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio.

Published study confirms benefits of horse therapy

Dementia patients who interact with horses demonstrate improved well-being, according to recently published research in Anthrozoos, a quarterly journal that examines the interactions of people and animals.

Veterinary student honored at Celebration of Service

from left, Colleen Shocking Dent and Sara DeWittOhio State College of Veterinary Medicine student Sara DeWitt was one of 11 students honored Thursday for her involvement in the Columbus-Athens Schweitzer fellowship program at the annual Celebration of Service held at the Ohio Union.