Thanks to a special partnership between the College of Veterinary Medicine and Sinclair Broadcasting, special news segments about the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center are running the week of August 16-20 on Good Morning Columbus, on Fox affiliate Channel 28, and the 5 p.m. news on ABC affiliate Channel 6. The spots are featured on each station's web site in a special News Features section.
Be sure to watch them - and tell your friends and family! Here is a brief description of each of the spots:
Spot # 1, Monday, 8/16, Overview
Meet the Dean Lonnie King of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the Ohio State and learn about the tremendous advances in animal care taking place right here in Central Ohio at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center.
Spot # 2, Tuesday, 8/17, Oncology
Allow Julie Phelps to introduce you to Kelly - a mixed breed dog who is fighting cancer with the help of a titanium implant that allowed her to avoid amputation.
Spot #3, Wednesday, 8/18, Orthopedics
Michelle Dean fell in love with Faeden Quinn the moment she laid eyes on the Golden Retriever puppy. Hear how a genetic hip problem was remedied by a total hip replacement.
Spot #4, Thursday, 8/19, Neurology and neurosurgery
A partnership between the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Wright Center for Innovation makes MRI possible for animals, offering the ability to diagnose problems of the brain and spinal cord. See how this advanced imaging saved a French Bulldog named Hugo.
Spot #5, Friday, 8/20, Minimally invasive procedures
Learn how interventional medicine and a unique partnership with Nationwide Children's Hospital provided a diagnosis for Tricky Woo, a Bichon Frise with a rare kidney disorder.
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.