International Veterinary Student Association

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The International Veterinary Students' Association (I.V.S.A.) exists to benefit the animals and people of the world by harnessing the potential and dedication of veterinary students to promote the international application of veterinary skills, education and knowledge The Association has members all over the world and is constantly seeking to establish links with non-member countries, to encourage the exchange of ideas and values. The I.V.S.A. is a non-political organization, and its official language is English.

Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Global Health

Health Sciences Center for Global HealthThe Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Global Health (GISGH) is a university-wide program that offers current OSU graduate and professional students advanced educational opportunities in the field of global health. The goal of the GISGH is to help prepare graduates to be active participants in the advancement of global health through academic enrichment, service-learning, and research pertaining to issues of global health.

Contact Dr. Armando Hoet [dot] 1 [at] osu [dot] edu in Veterinary Preventive Medicine to find out more information.

Office of International Affairs

Office of International AffairsThe Office of International Affairs cultivates and nurtures the growth of global perspectives at The Ohio State University. As Ohio State enhances its mission for high distinction in international education, scholarship, and public service, the Office of International Affairs provides leadership and innovation to facilitate international opportunities for our students and faculty, and makes educational resources accessible for the campus, our international guests, and the community beyond.

Supplemental Medical Insurance - The Ohio State University

As a participant on an Ohio State study abroad program, you are automatically enrolled in a supplemental health insurance plan through HTH Worldwide Services. In your OSU acceptance packet, you will receive a description of HTH benefits and covered medical expenses. In addition, you will receive an insurance card prior to your departure. Please carry this insurance card with you at all times while you are overseas.

World Veterinary Association

World Veterinary AssociationThe WVA is a federation of over 80 national veterinary medical associations throughout the World. We also have regional, specialist, and observer veterinary association members. The WVA is the internationally recognized representative of global veterinary medicine. It was founded in 1863 in Hamburg, Germany, but was completely reorganized in 1997.

World Society for the Protection of Animals

World Society for the Protection of AnimalsWSPA's vision is of a world where animal welfare matters, and animal cruelty ends. WSPA has been promoting animal welfare for more than 25 years. Our work is concentrated in regions of the world where few, if any, measures exist to protect animals.

Student Representatives

  • Suli Grindle (grindle [dot] 4 [at] osu [dot] edu) Class of 2013
  • Tara Strickler (strickler [dot] 28 [at] osu [dot] edu) Class of 2012