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With the realization that nearly 70 percent of human emerging diseases, including foodborne pathogens, are likely to be zoonotic (transmitted from animals to humans), The Colleges of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health have recently opened the admissions process to the Veterinary Public Health (VPH) specialization towards the Master of Public Health degree (MPH).
Dr. Papenfuss Awarded One-Year NBF Grant; Dr. Robert Hamlin Will Join the Board of Directors for the Society of Pharmacology (SPS); Dr. Laura Rush to Receive Distinguished Alumna Award; VBS Highlights for November; Announcements; Wellness News: November is Diabetes Awareness Month
Amanda Sherman, a fourth-year veterinary student, was the lead author of an article published online and scheduled for later print publication in the journal Veterinary Ophthalmology. The article was written in collaboration with several researchers from the College of Veterinary Medicine.
Alumni reception set for AAEP annual conference
At this year's American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) annual conference, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine will host an Alumni Reception on Monday, December 3, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will be held at the Anaheim Marriott, 700 W. Convention Way, Anaheim, CA 92802, in Grand Ballroom Salon D. Invitations for the reception will be emailed in early November.
Heather Stone, a Captain in the US Army Reserve who received both her DVM and MPH-VPH degrees from Ohio State, served as veterinarian and officer-in-charge in a Veterinary Civic Action Program October 22-28 in the town of Hirna, Ethiopia.
Ohio State researchers are integrating studies of anticancer drugs for canines into the development of drugs for humans for the benefit of both.
Fish have really caught on with Stephen Reichley, DVM Class of 2013. Reichley has developed a special interest in aquatic veterinary medicine which deals with health-related issues affecting fish. Fourth-year veterinary students at Ohio State have the chance to explore individualized “Career Areas of Emphasis” during 14 to 16 weeks of their clinical rotations.
At Ohio State, twenty-five graduate programs connect across disciplines to do "team science" research in the life sciences. A new Life Sciences Network video spotlights the faculty, graduate students, and others who are advancing research in the life sciences at Ohio State.
Welcome to the sixth edition of Behavior News, the newsletter designed to keep veterinary staff and other animal handlers up to date on current behavior recommendations for companion animals. In this issue we continue our series on low-stress handling and have a few discussions regarding the human-canine relationship.
NIH funds multidisciplinary team to unlock the secrets of RNA-based diseases; Dr. Ian Davis will join the POLS ONE editorial board; Dr. Marcella Hernandez is appointed as the Director of Graduate/STEM Diversity in the College of Arts and Sciences; VBS highlights for October; Announcements; Wellness news;