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The Zoo and Wildlife Medicine Program was featured online in an article entitled "Columbus Zoo working to ensure future world's wildlife" in the Columbus Dispatch's online digital publication, CbusNEXT.
Antoinette Marsh, JD, MS, PhD and Alissa Wilhelm, DVM, were included as 2016-2017 members of the College of Veterinary Medicine Professional Program Teaching Honor Roll.
Dr. Andréia Arruda has received a two-year $125,214 contract from July 2017 through June 2019 through Merck Animal Health to support her research on biosecurity on swine farms worldwide.
Dr. Maria Belu, Research Associate, and Dr. Rebecca Garaded, Associate Professor, in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, will be participating as guest speakers in the 2017 Voices from the Field speaker series.
Raphael Malbrue, DVM, received a 4th place oral presentation award at the recent Annual Conference of the Society for Theriogenology his presentation on Pharmacokinetics of Micronized Progesterone following Oral or Intravaginal Administration in Female Dogs at the recent Annual Conference of the
Dr. Pam Dennis has been awarded a one-year Columbus Zoo and Aquarium/CVM Cooperative Grant for her project entitled “erum biochemical values, leptin, insulin, and insulin-like growth factor 1 and body conditions in captive giraffe".
Dr. Antoinette Marsh has been awarded a one-year Columbus Zoo and Aquarium/CVM Cooperative Grant for her research project entitled “Safety and efficacy of a commercial Haemonchus contortus vaccine in ex-situ non-domestic ruminants”.
Dr. Andrew Bowman is conducting a multi-state study testing for flu among pigs at fairs as swine infected with a flu virus were confirmed at two recent county fairs in Ohio.
Dr. Rebecca Garabed with the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine will be participating in a discussion of the challenges in ensuring that our campus community stays abreast of emerging methodologies and technologies for research.
Dr. Andréia Gonçalves Arruda has been named the recipient of the Merck Animal Health 2017 High Quality Pork Ph.D. Award. Her presentation is entitled, “Examining PRRS with fresh eyes: can novel combinations of epidemiology tools help us?"