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Dean Lonnie J. King named chair of national Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture
Posted Nov. 7, 2014
A Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture was established Nov.
The Alumni Recognition Awards are given annually to select college alumni who have "contributed to the enhancement of the veterinary medical profession through service to the college, dedication to organized veterinary medicine or the advancement of scientific knowledge or through the contribution of their time and effort for the development of their community and the public welfare" as stated by Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society, which the nominees have to be a member of in order to be considered.
On Oct. 31, the Columbus Dispatch gave readers a treat with an editorial focused on the excellence of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The story, "Vet school adds luster to Ohio State," focused on our role in public health and collaboration with human medicine.
And on Oct. 18 the Dispatch featured this story on the front page: "Veterinary program among best in U.S."
A handful of food animal students from Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine once again played a significant part in the 47th annual American Association of Bovine Practitioners’ conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico in September.
Ohio State equine veterinarians offer tips at the Quarter Horse Congress
Four veterinarians from the Ohio State Galbreath Equine Center were part of a panel discussion at the Quarter Horse Congress on Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. at the Congress Lecture Hall, which is located at the State Fairgrounds in Columbus, Ohio.
The panel discussed how to provide support to older horses to help keep them looking and feeling their best, and the one-hour session allowed interactivity with audience members, as there was an alloted time slot for them to pose questions.
The Ohio Quarter Horse Association has given the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine a generous donation,continuing their long-standing relationship with the college, and supporting research to enhance the health and well-being of the Quarter Horse breed.
The Busack Family Scholarship was given out for the first time this year, thanks to Dr. Ron Busack, college alumnus and owner of Bartels and Busack Pet Hospital Resort and Spa in Cleveland.
Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has a 90 percent fatality rate for horses that contract this virus, which is transmitted by infected mosquitos. The Perry Tribune, a Toledo, OH area newspaper reports four confirmed cases of EEE in horses in Ashtabula and Trumbull Counties. Ohio State Equine Field Service veterinarian Dr. Jon Yardley recommends vaccinating against this disease.