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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.
From left: Carolyn Speicher, assistant director of Event and Guest Operations, Schottenstein Center, and member of the DSA Selection committee; Michele Bondurant, Kate Hayes-Ozello, Tom Ozello
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.
Veterinary ophthalmologists from The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) will offer free sight-saving eye exams for service dogs in May. Service Dog handlers and owners must pre-register between now and April 30 with the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.
There are seven amazing health sciences graduates, one from each of the health sciences colleges: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Veterinary Medicine.
The American Association of Feline Practitioners has designated The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center (VMC) as a “Cat Friendly Practice.”
News at the College
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.
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.