2015 was another achievement-filled year at Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center; here are some of the top stories:
Dr. Li Wu and his research team are dedicated to developing more effective strategies to combat HIV infection, which is one of the world's most fatal infectious diseases. Their research is partly supported by a grant from the National Institutes of Health.
The biggest feature of the new Intensive Care Unit in The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center's Hospital for Companion Animals is the centralized monitoring and work station, offering continuous visibility of every animal in the unit.
"We can visibly monitor every patient, just by turning around," said Dr. Edward Cooper, service head of Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care. "We will even have line-of-sight view of the isolation ward, allowing us to respond more quickly to our patients' needs."
Nearly 450 people came to the college on Nov. 11 to hear Dr. Temple Grandin discuss “How animals think and feel” at the Ohio State Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium. Grandin was named to the TIME 100 list of the most 100 influential people in the world in 2010, in part for her contributions to the livestock industry regarding animal welfare.
Once again, the College of Veterinary Medicine's Homecoming Weekend was full of festivities, reunion and recognition.
Columbus, OH - The Ohio State University Veterinary
Medical Center (VMC) has launched a $2 million fundraising campaign to
encourage people who care about animals to support the Enhancement and
Expansion project at their Hospital for Companion Animals.
Dr. Rustin M. Moore, the Ruth Stanton Chair in Veterinary Medicine, officially became the 11th dean of the College of Veterinary medicine on Sept. 1, 2015.
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome 162 first-year veterinary students, selected from 1, 226 applicants.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging – or MRI, as most people know it – offers a glimpse inside the body without an incision. The Veterinary Medical Center now offers a 3-Tesla MRI for veterinary patients.