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The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine is proud to announce the appointment of six endowed positions:
Dr. Linda Saif, with the College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was featured by the Ohio State University Alumni Magazine in the Summer 2020 issue.
Jaylene Flint, PhD, Assistant Professor in Veterinary Preventive Medicine, was recently awarded a $70,746 industry-sponsored contract to determine the baseline biological parameters which affect breeding of American alligators in
Dr. Thomas Wittum Professor and VPM Chair, was recently awarded a $999,844 grant from the USDA to study environmental, human and animal health risks from the dissemination of carbapenem-resistant Entrobacteriaceae into agricultural watersheds.
Dr. Andrew Bowman was recently awarded a $118,534 grant from the National Pork Board (NPB) to establish an effective method to facilitate both the depopulation and the disposal of swine carcasses.
Dr. Amanda Berrian was recently awarded a $136,500 grant from USDA's Food and Agricultural Sciences National Needs Graduate Fellowships Program for her graduate student training project as part of the MPH-VPH program.
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Dr. Wondwossen Gebreyes was named an ACE Fellow for the 2020-21 academic year by the American Council on Education (ACE).
Dr. Antoinette Marsh was awarded a $10,000 grant to research veterinarian standard of care of complaints and claims from the Stanton Foundation.
Dr. Thomas Wittum, professor and chair of the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, will lead the international Antimicrobial Resistance reference center at Ohio State as co-director of the Infectious Disease Institute's AMR thematic programs.