The Buckeye Vet Prep Academy is a week-long
summer camp that educates high school students about the veterinary medicine
profession through seminars and hands-on activities at Ohio State.
The Ohio State University Board of Trustees approved
the first phase of the Enhancement and Expansion of the Veterinary Medical
Center on June 6. The approval will allow the project to begin construction in mid-August 2014, with an official groundbreaking to occur in early September. Phase One of the construction will include a newly-renovated Intensive Care Unit for the Hospital for
Companion Animals and a free-standing addition to the existing hospital building
that will incorporate faculty and staff offices, as well as conference spaces
Congratulations to our
new Distinguished University Professor Dr. Yasuko Rikihisa, Department of
Veterinary Biosciences. This permanent,
honorific title is bestowed by the Office of Academic Affairs on a competitive
basis to no more than two full professors per year who have truly exceptional records
Congratulations to the 2014 College of Veterinary Medicine Staff Leadership Award Winners, Trudy Busby (Non-Technical) – Education Support Services and Jacqueline Nolting (Technical) – Veterinary Preventive Medicine presented by Dean Lonnie King at the annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon. The awards are given each year to recognize the crucial role of professional staff in accomplishing the mission o
One-day Bite Prevention seminar
The Ohio Veterinary Medical Association held a bite
prevention seminar for veterinary professionals Tuesday, May 20 in honor of
National Dog Bite Prevention Week. The one-day workshop took place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine Academic Building in the Wexner
Auditorium, located at 1900 Coffey Road, Columbus, Ohio.
May 3, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the 139 new
veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony,
held at Mershon Auditorium, in the Wexner Center, 1871 N. High St.
Surrounded by friends and family, students recieved their scarlet and grey
academic hood as a symbol of their degree. The hood is worn draped around the neck and over the shoulders, displayed down the
The launch of “Cat
Mastery,” an interactive book and course available through iTunes.U,
demonstrates the value of new technology in teaching us new tricks about,
well, cats. Dr. Tony Buffington has spent the past 30 years learning about
cats, their nutritional needs, diseases and their response to environmental
students celebrated the completion of their third year of classroom learning at
the “White Coat Ceremony,” a formal ceremony signifying their entry into
the clinical portion of the DVM program, during which they received their white
lab coats. Guests
were welcome to attend this ceremony. The event was held at the Ohio Union on April 27, 2014 at 3 p.m.
Posted April 23, 2014
The week of April 21-26, 2014 is designated National Laboratory Professionals Week. In the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine, the professionals in our diagnostic labs provide critical test results that allow our expert veterinarians to recommend appropriate treatments for animals in our Veterinary Medical Center. In addition to the Clinical Diagnostic Laboratories, other labs are currently conducting research that ranges from developing an understanding of how viruses replicate to providing blood products for veterinary clinics across the country.