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Santosh Dhakal, DVM, MS, Phd Candidate in the Food Animal Health Research Program at Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, has been selected as a Presidential Fellow by The Ohio State University Graduate School.
Dr. Andréia Gonçalves Arruda has been named the recipient of the Merck Animal Health 2017 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award. Her presentation is entitled, “Examining PRRS with fresh eyes: can novel combinations of epidemiology tools help us?"
Dr. Chang-Won Lee has been named as the recipient for this year's Zoetis Award for Veterinary Research Excellence. The purpose of this award is to foster innovative research on which the scientfic advancement of the veterinary profession depends.
Veterinary Preventive Medicine faculty members received a Connect and Collaborate Grant for their the concrete investigation of human-animal bond.This research explores the costs and benefits of human-animal interactions in rural children.
Veterinary Preventive Medicine faculty member, Linda Saif, MS, PhD, has been awarded the title of Fellow by the National Academy of Inventors.
Dr. Mo Saif, was honored at the 97th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Disease (CRWAD) in December along with Veterinary Medicine students, Aratia Sharma, Santosh Dhakal, Dipak Kathayat, and Animal Sciences student, Holden Hutchinson.
The first discovery of transmissible carbapenem-resistant enterobactericeae (CRE) in livestock in the United States has been made by a research team lead by Dr. Thomas Wittum, Professor and Chair of Veterinary Preventive Medicine.
Dr. Armando Hoet, Director of the Veterinary Public Health Program in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, and Dr. Ross Coniglio, VPH Resident, led seven visiting scholars from Ethiopia in the first ever Farm-to-Table event held in Ohio.
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted the 3rd Annual CEIRS Surveillance Meeting from November 14-16, 2016.
CDC has awarded more than $14 million to fund new approaches to combat antibiotic resistance; awardees include the researc h team led by Dr. Thomas Wittum, Professor and Chair of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at the Ohio State University.

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