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Issue Two: Fall 2010

Welcome; Textbook Reviews; Environmental Enrichment; Holiday Safety Tips for Pet Owners; Current Research; Referring a Behavior Case; Veterinary Behavior Club Student Section update...

NAVMEC Update - Dr. Jan Krehbiel

Dr. Jan Krehbiel visited our college on Thursday, October 28, 2010 to update the college on the efforts of the North American Veterinary Medical Education Consotriuim.

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Connect to Veterinary Medicine: October 2010

Welcome to the October 2010 edition of the Connect to Veterinary Medicine, the latest news and information from the College of Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University.

Research News: October 2010

  • Dr. Garabed awarded first NSF grant in the CVM
  • Dean King chairs IOM Planning Committee on Tick-borne diseases
  • OSU Office of Research "Celebrate Research" Month
  • New Shared Resource: Laser Microdissection Core
  • On Research blog

Veterinary Medicine featured on Big 10 Network show

The television program “O-H-I-O” airs on the Big 10 Network and features stories about Ohio State that are not related to sports. Episode 110 includes a segment called “Dogs teach us about cancer” and features interviews with Drs. Lonnie King, Cheryl London, Michael Lairmore and Stacey Fossey. The full episode airs next Tuesday, October 26 at noon. Individual segments are available now on The Ohio State University WATCH Channel on YouTube.

Treating the flu before it damages lungs

Dr. DavisWorldwide, seasonal influenza epidemics cause more than 300,000 deaths each year (and pandemics like the Spanish Flu of 1918 killed tens of millions). Dr. Ian Davis, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, has been awarded a new National Institutes of Health grant to study influenza virus, which causes a type of pneumonia.

Greyhound Health and Wellness Program featured in The Lantern

Dr. Guillermo Couto is doing amazing things with greyhounds at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Read the full story in the OSU Lantern.

Visit the Greyhound Health and Wellness Program website.

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Weight loss has gone to the dogs - October is National Pet Wellness Month

Picture of a dog on a underwater treadmill


Tessa, a Labrador retreiver, enjoys the
water treadmill

Veterinary career opportunities can be out of this world

Veterinary Medicine alumnus and NASA Astronaut Dr. Rick Linnehan (DVM 1985)


Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine alumnus and NASA Astronaut
Dr. Rick Linnehan (DVM 1985)

Dr. Michael Lairmore named to Institute of Medicine

Dr. Michael LairmoreCOLUMBUS, Ohio – A noted virologist, cancer researcher and veterinarian has been named to the national Institute of Medicine, one of the highest honors awarded to scientists in the biomedical fields.