The Zoo and Wildlife Medicine Program in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine was featured this month in the Columbus Dispatch's online digital publication, CbusNEXT. The article entitled "Columbus Zoo working to ensure future world's wildlife" profiles VPM faculty Dr. Mark Flint - Assistant Professor, Dr. Randy Junge - Columbus Zoo Vice President and Dr. Jan Ramer - Vice President of the Wilds as well as Resident, Dr. Amelie Mathieu.
Students accepted in to the residency program spend their first year taking classes at Ohio State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, the second at the Columbus Zoo and the third at The Wilds. They complete a research project and by the end of the program, attaining a master’s degree. The program is one of just two dozen or so in North America accredited by the American College of Zoological Medicine.
The full article is available online at: http://gatehouseprojects.com/cbusnext/the-columbus-zoos-future/site/dispatch.com/