Dr. Thomas Rosol, Professor of Veterinary Biosciences and Special Assistant to the Vice President for Research, has been elected by the national House of Delegates of the American Veterinary Medical Association to the Council on Research. Rosol was elected from nominees from different state associations and organizations. The AVMA Council on Research is composed of ten voting members that serve 6-year terms. The Council promotes scientific investigation in all areas of veterinary medicine by maintaining liaison relationships with biomedical research organizations; recommending strategic alliances within and outside of veterinary medicine to support research that advances animal and human health; communicating with the veterinary profession, the biomedical research community, public agencies, and the general public to promote the role, significance, and relevance of veterinary biomedical research in improving animal and human health; establishing veterinary research priorities; providing recommendations on research policies and priorities; reviewing research grant proposals; selecting research award winners; and promoting the dissemination of research information. Rosol also serves on the NIH National Center for Research Resources Council and the federal USDA Advisory Board.
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.