Thanks to an $8.6 million program project grant from the National Cancer Institute, experts at the College of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Retrovirus Research are closely studying retroviral forms of cancer in a five-year study, "Retrovirus Models of Cancer."
Phil Arkow to define
role of health professionals in preventing violence & helping abuse victims
As the coordinator and co-founder of
the National Link Coalition, which serves as the national resource center on
the link between animal abuse and domestic violence, Phil Arkow knows quite a
bit about cases of abuse, cruelty and neglect, as well as how veterinarians and
other health professionals should handle them.
Seven faculty members from the College of Veterinary Medicine will participate in the popular "Question the Authorities" sessions at the 2014 Farm Science Review being held Sept. 16-18 at the Molly Caren Farm near London, OH. Topics include livestock behavior, public health issues, antibiotic use and resistance, raw milk, and treatments and prevention of emerging diseases in livestock. See a complete list below.
Visitors to the 2014 Farm Science Review can participate in
“Buckeye Fever,” an interactive game designed to expand awareness about how infectious diseases
spread, sponsored by the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Public Health
Preparedness for Infectious Diseases program.
The official Groundbreaking Ceremony for the addition to the existing Hospital for Companion Animals at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center took place on Sept. 5.
Join us at an official groundbreaking ceremony for the expansion of The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center at 4 p.m., Sept. 5. The ceremony will be held under the tent at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building front lawn, 1900 Coffey Rd. Parking is complementary.
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to welcome 162 first-year veterinary students selected from 1,417 applicants.
summer 27 students took part in the Veterinary Scholar Summer Research
Program, led by the College of Veterinary Medicine and the Office of
Research and Graduate Studies. The program gives veterinary students seeking
research training a chance to apply for summer stipends for approved research
projects, which are conducted under Ohio State faculty or members from
associated institutions. The research that students participated in this summer
The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center took part at the Channel 10 Health and Fitness Expo from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. on August 16 and 17 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, Hall D. The event had a great turnout and included cooking and fitness demos, celebrity appearances, information on wellness topics from hundreds of exhibitors, activities for kids and free and discounted health screenings.