May - June 2015

First canine TATE total elbow replacement in Ohio performed by VMC surgeons; Buffington, Hubbell, and Johnson to Retire; Vet Expert Express; VMC Website redesign; Clinical Trials;

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Canine flu diagnosed in Ohio, results under review

A possible case of H3N2, a new form of canine influenza, was diagnosed in the Newark, Ohio, area this week, but veterinarians are hesitant to confirm the diagnosis until a second laboratory test is run.

Dr. Joshua Daniels, associate clinical professor in Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was quoted in an article on the subject by The Columbus Dispatch, "New strain of dog flu found in Central Ohio.

3-D printing technology changing veterinary techniques

And the leg bone's connected to the...printer? The introduction of 3-D printing technology is changing the world in unexpected ways. At the College of Veterinary Medicine, Dr. Tatiana Motta is using a 3-D printer to create canine leg bones for students to use in surgical training workshops.

VMC voted best animal hospital in Columbus by (614) Magazine poll

Free use image, puppy and kittenThe College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center would like to thank the readers of (614) Magazine for voting Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center as the No. 1 veterinary hospital in Columbus.

Dr. Lord receives UCSC Career Services Award

Dr. Linda Lord, Associate Dean for Professional Programs and associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was presented with the University Career Services Committee (UCSC) Career Services Award at the UCSC Annual Speaker event on May 14.

National Dog Bite Prevention Week 2015

AVMA National Bite Prevention Week 2015May 17-23 is National Dog Bite Prevention Week, sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association. There are around 70 million dogs currently living in U.S.

Graduate student named Presidential Fellow

John Patton, PhD student in Comparative and Veterinary Medicine and Presidential Fellow.John Patton, a PhD candidate in the College of Veterinary Medicine's Comparative and Veterinary Medicine Graduate Program, was selected to receive the Presidential Fellowship by The Ohio State Univer

Update on Dennis’ Legacy fund, supporting healthy weight in dogs

Dennis the dachshund, who lost 44 lbs.The story of VMC patient Dennis the dachshund and his dramatic weight loss was featured May 11 on the Steve Harvey Show. Dennis weighed 56 pounds when Brooke Burton rescued him from a relative.

Oath and Hooding congratulates new veterinarians and alumni award winners

On Saturday, May 9, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed 152 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony, held at Mershon Auditorium. Surrounded by friends and family, students received their scarlet and grey academic hood as a symbol of their degree. The hood is worn draped around the neck and over the shoulders, displayed down the back with the lining exposed, and is considered the most formal part of academic dress, which includes the more familiar cap and gown.

Faculty present research at annual PHPID meeting

Ohio State's Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Disease consists of a team of multidisciplinary researchers, including several from the College of Veterinary Medicine. PHPID held their Annual Member Meeting on May 5, and research summaries and future insights were presented by Drs. Greg Habing, Jason Stull, Ian Davis, Mike Oglesbee and Wondwossen Gebreyes.