Leadership Updates in The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Linda Lord, associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, started as the new Associate Dean of Student Affairs in July. Her position plays a key role in the support, advocacy, recruitment, admissions, counseling, and scholarship management for our veterinary students. Dr. Lord is also the current president of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA).

BIOS Newsletter: November 2011

Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa named 2011 OSU Innovator of the Year; Dr. Patrick Green awarded a Pelotonia Idea Grant; Dr. Duncan Russell accepts position as Assistant Professor Clinical Track; Dr. Jeff Reiswig joins the Anatomy Teaching Team as Auxiliary Assistant Professor (Clinical); Dr. Thomas Rosol completed his Trade Mission to China and chaired an external expert review panel; Alumni visit the department; Visiting scholar in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences; Selected publications; Staff feature; Announcements; Wellnews news...

College of Veterinary Medicine well represented at the Sixth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine was well represented at the Sixth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot held in West Palm Beach, Florida from October 29-3, with seven members and affiliates of the college in attendance. The conference assembles leading-edge scientists, practitioners, and farriers from around the world, as well as committed horse owners and caretakers, to share the latest knowledge and experience in preventing and treating laminitis and other conditions affecting horses’ feet.

Webinar presented by Dean Lonnie King on December 1

As part of the Ohio State University Climate Change Webinar Series, Dean Lonnie King will present a One Health webinar on December 1 to explore how the convergence of human health and animal health has led to a new era of emerging infectious diseases.  The webinar will provide information about:

November - December 2011

Cats needed for cardiology studies; Compassionate use of KPT-276 in dogs with spontaneous tumors; Fine-tuning the treatment of equine glaucoma; Modern lameness evaluatin and treatment at the Galbreath Equine Center; Improving outcome in dogs with glomerular disease via pharmacodynamic-based dosing of enalapril...

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Ohio State Greyhound Program Partners with Racetrack to Save Racing Greyhounds

A partnership between The Ohio State University and Wheeling Island Racetrack has saved many lives. The partnership is an effort to improve the wellness of racing greyhounds, as well as rehabilitate those that are injured from the sport.

Dr. Boris-Lawrie to head new Life Sciences Network

Dr. Boris-LawrieDr. Kathleen Boris-Lawrie, David White Professor of Veterinary Biosciences in the college, has been selected to lead a new Life Sciences Network for The Ohio State University. One of the top findings of the Graduate School's 2008 doctoral program review revealed tremendous unrealized potential in the environmental and life sciences at Ohio State.

“Plan for a Happy Reunion:” A Guide to Finding Lost Cats and Dogs

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Our "Plan for a Happy Reunion" guide offers easy-to-follow steps to help you keep your pet safe, as well as tips for what to do if your pet gets lost.