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A possible case of H3N2, a new form of canine influenza, was diagnosed in the Newark, Ohio, area this week, but veterinarians are hesitant to confirm the diagnosis until a second laboratory test is run.
The College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center would like to thank the readers of (614) Magazine for voting Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center as the No. 1 veterinary hospital in Columbus.
Dr. Linda Lord, Associate Dean for Professional Programs and associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was presented with the
University Career Services Committee (UCSC) Career Services Award at the UCSC
Annual Speaker event on May 14.
On Saturday, May 9, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed 152 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and
Hooding ceremony, held at Mershon Auditorium. Surrounded by friends and family, students received 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 back with the lining
exposed, and is considered the most formal part of academic dress, which
Ohio State's Public Health Preparedness for Infectious Disease consists of a team of multidisciplinary researchers, including several from the College of Veterinary Medicine. PHPID held their Annual Member Meeting on May 5, and research summaries and future insights were presented by Drs. Greg Habing, Jason Stull, Ian Davis, Mike Oglesbee and Wondwossen Gebreyes.
“We all have certain friends – even the four-legged kind –who enter our lives and leave indelible marks (or paw prints) on our hearts,” said Judy Thompson about her daughter's family dog Elly in an article featured recently in The Columbus Dispatch, under the “first person” section of the paper.
Dr. Robert C. Hummel, alumnus of The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Class of '61, is one of six individuals to be honored this year by the Board of Trustees with a Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes those "who have rendered exceptional service...and have provided a broad spectrum of services to the university in both official and unofficial capacities."
DVM 360's recently published story, "The burden of care: Know the risks of your mental health," features Dr. Jennifer Brandt, Veterinary Student Affairs & Admissions and adjunct faculty member in Counseling and Consultation Services.