PhD Student Succeeds in International Poster Competition

Judi Stella, PhD student, received 2nd place in a poster competition hosted by the International Society for Applied Ethology. The 45th Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology was held July 31- August 4 in Indianapolis, IN. Judi’s poster was titled “Effects of stressors on the behavior and physiology of domestic cats.” Judi is currently working on her PhD in Comparative and Veterinary Medicine with a specialization in applied ethology and welfare, co-advised by Drs.  Candace Croney and Tony Buffington. In addition, Judi is also the delegate for the College of Veterinary Medicine for the Council of Graduate Students (CGS), as well as the Vice President for the College of Veterinary Medicine Graduate Student Association at Ohio State. Judi Stella came to Ohio State in 2004 as a lab assistant for Dr. Tony Buffington and entered the graduate program in 2010."

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About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State

Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health. http://vet.osu.edu.