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The Ohio State-Ethiopia One Health Initiative is a partnership between the university and various U.S. and Ethiopian institutions, with the goal of working together to prevent the spread of infectious and chronic diseases, build capacity for the healthcare workforce in Ethiopia, address environmental concerns and more.
Drs. Stefan Niewiesk, Jianrong Li and Krista La Perle, all faculty members at the College of Veterinary Medicine, are working with researchers from the Center for Vaccines and Immunity at Nationwide Children's Hospital to develop a vaccine for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
Dr. David Wilkie, professor and interim chair of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was quoted in The Columbus Dispatch about an 11-month-old collie that was born blind named Charlie. He was nearly euthanized at the request of his breeder when she was told of his condition.
The College of Veterinary Medicine will participate in the 2015 and 53rd annual Farm Science Review (FSR) on Sept. 22 and 23 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sept. 24 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. We will hold a tent centrally located at the intersection of Kottman St. on Land Ave. and Friday Ave. and encourage you to join us for our interactive game “Buckeye Fever” for a chance to win prizes and learn more about the spread of infectious diseases.
The university recently released a video called "Columbus: What lies beyond the classroom," which features numerous young, successful Ohio State alumni speaking about their undergraduate experiences, including Dr. Randy Bond, who received his Bachleor's degree from Ohio State in 2009.
The Veterinary Medical Center's Transfusion Medicine and Animal Blood Bank (TMS/ABB) is the largest animal blood bank in the U.S., with 80 percent of donated blood going to out-of-state clinics.
Dr. Jeanette O'Quin, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was featured in an article about 2015's best and worst cities for pet lovers. WalletHub ranked 100 cities across the U.S. in terms of quality of veterinary care, pet-care costs and pet-friendly outdoor environments.