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VPH News and Program Updates

MPH-VPH Program Re-Certified by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine

       

The OSU Master of Public Health - Veterinary Public Health program has been officially informed by the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) that as of July 1st, 2020 the MPH-VPH program has been re-certified and will remain accredited by ACVPM through 2025. Read More

 

Pallavi Oruganti Published in Lancet Global Health Journal

       

Pallavi Oruganti, a current OSU DVM student and VPH alum, has published her work as a Global Engagement Scholar in the Lancet Global Health Journal.

As CVM's first Global Engagement Scholar, Pallavi studied the risk of zoonotic infection through a gendered perspective in the Mnisi community in South Africa. Read More

 

VPH Students Present at Midwest Veterinary Conference 2020

       

 

Paola Rullan Oliver, a recent VPH Graduate, and Macon Overcast, a second year VPH student, were chosen to present their work at the Midwest Veterinary Conference on February 23, 2020. Rullan Oliver and Overcast shared their research as a part of the Public Health track of the conference. Read More

 

 

Dr. Amanda Berrian Awarded USDA Grant For Graduate Student Training Program

       

Dr. Amanda Berrian, Assistant Professor in Veterinary Preventive Medicine and Associate Director of the Veterinary Public Health Program, was recently awarded a $136,500 grant from USDA's Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate Fellowships   Program for her project titled "Building the Next Generation Veterinary Workforce: A Professional Training Program to Protect the Nation's Agriculture". Dr. Armando Hoet will serve as Co-Investigator on this award. Read More

 

Public Health Student Honored at Celebration of Service

from left, Colleen Shocking Dent and Sara DeWitt

Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine student Sara DeWitt was one of 11 students honored Thursday for her involvement in the Columbus-Athens Schweitzer fellowship program at the annual Celebration of Service held at the Ohio Union.The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship is a national program honoring the great humanitarian, which provides a stipend for graduate students who commit to a year-long partnership with a non-profit agency to support under-served populations. Read More

 

Veterinary Public Health Program Opens Doors for Graduates: 100 Lives Changed

Colleen and her dog

The Veterinary Public Health Specialization (VPH) towards the Master's of Public Health degree at The Ohio State University is celebrating Colleen Shockling Dent, now a second year veterinary student, who has the distinction of becoming the 100th person to have completed the program.

“The degree changed my life,” said Shockling Dent. “I just knew I did not want to sit behind a desk all day. There is something thrilling about epidemiology. Being at the front line protecting people from diseases of animal origin is extremely rewarding. I am grateful for the time I spent in the VPH program. I truly believe it opened a lot of doors that were originally closed to me. Read More

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