Six faculty members at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine received funding from the Morris Animal Foundation for their companion animal health and welfare studies. Research topics range from improving outcomes for shelter cats to numerous cancer studies, including identifying genetic factors of bone cancer. These and other companion animal studies at the College of Veterinary Medicine are helping to advance animal health and welfare worldwide.
Below is a complete list of the studies funded by the Morris Animal Foundation. Follow the links for a brief description of each study.
Thomas J. Rosol, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Professor, Veterinary Biosciences
Special Assistant to the Senior Vice President for Research for Technology Licensing & Commercialization
Charles A. Buffington, DVM, MS, PhD, Diplomate ACVN
Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences
William C. Kisseberth, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM
Associate Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Joelle M. Fenger, DVM
Resident, Veterinary Clinical Sciences
Cheryl A. London, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM (Oncology)
Associate Professor, Veterinary Biosciences
The Thekla R. and Donald B. Shackelford Professorship in Canine Medicine
Dr. Barrak M. Pressler, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM
Assistant Professor, Veterinary Clinical Sciences
About the College of Veterinary Medicine at Ohio State
Founded in 1885, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is ranked fifth in the nation and includes more than 1,000 faculty, staff and students in the Departments of Veterinary Biosciences, Veterinary Clinical Sciences, and Veterinary Preventive Medicine. The Veterinary Medical Center is one of the largest specialty referral centers in the world, with more than 35,000 farm, equine, and companion animal patients each year. A nationally-recognized ambulatory practice and teaching unit in Marysville, Ohio provides farm animal experience to every veterinary student, and the Food Animal Health Research Program in Wooster, OH focuses on detection, control, and prevention of disease. Located on the only campus in the country with a comprehensive medical center offering seven health sciences colleges, we admit up to 162 veterinary students per class, and offer a new comprehensive graduate program in Veterinary and Comparative Medicine as well as a unique Master’s degree in Veterinary Public Health, in partnership with the College of Public Health. http://vet.osu.edu.