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Dean King talks antibiotic resistance in a piece published June 29 in Buckeye Voices, a university blog with stories from faculty, staff and students. Topics range from research to student life to anything in between.
The article, "Managing antibiotic resistance: Can we prevent a zombie apocalypse?" discusses zoonotic diseases, the government's strategies for combating infectious diseases, One Health integration and more.
The Virginia Tech Alumni Association is holding a joint veterinary medicine tailgate for the Ohio State v. Virginia Tech football game on Sept. 7.
For $25, alumni, faculty, staff and students at the college will have access to a full meal, kegs of beer, games, etc. Parking hangtags will be mailed in August to allow for parking behind the complex. Click here to register.
June 29, 2015
Dr. Gwendolen Lorch, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was featured in a Columbus CEO article about pets with allergy symptoms.
The health issues of captive black rhinoceros aren't too far off from human health problems, a recently published study reveals. As opposed to rhinos that live in the wild, captive black rhinos are at a much higher risk for metabolic conditions such as inflammation and insulin resistance.
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.
Timothy 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.
Antibiotic resistance working group formed at Ohio State
In 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.