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University Board of Trustees approves expansion of VMC

The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved the first phase of the Enhancement and Expansion of the Veterinary Medical Center on June 6.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine - June 2014

News at the College

Yasuko RikihisaDistinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa

Congratulations to our new Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, Department of Veterinary Biosciences.

Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa

Congratulations to our new Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, Department of Veterinary Biosciences. This permanent, honorific title isDr. Yasuko Rikihisa bestowed by the Office of Academic Affairs on a competitive basis to no more than two full professors per year who have truly exceptional records in teaching, research, scholarly or creative work, and service. Dr.

Veterinarian featured in "USA Today"

Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences Dr. Tony Buffington’s opinion has been sought multiple times by USA Today. In the article, Fancy food?

Issue Nine: Spring 2014

Welcome to the ninth edition of Behavior News, the newsletter designed to keep veterinary staff and other animal handlers up to date on current behavior recommendations for companion animals. In this issue we continue our series on low-stress handling and have a few discussions regarding managing common behavior issues in dogs and cats.

For additional resources on animal behavior at The Ohio State University, please visit: vet.osu.edu/Behavior and vet.osu.edu/CommunityPractice

College awarded for collaborations in Medicine and the Arts

Congratulations to the College of Veterinary Medicine for being recognized by the OSU Wexner Medical Center's "Medicine and the Arts" initiative, a program that advocates art's role in supporting healing during treatment and recovery. Drs. Michelle Harcha and Kate Hayes-Ozello recently accepted a certificate on behalf of the college for receiving the Sir William Osler, MD Award, which celebrates collaborations in Medicine and the Arts.

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