2014 News

Dean Lonnie J. King named chair of national Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture

Posted Nov. 7, 2014


Dr. Lonnie J. King, Dean of Ohio State's College of Veterinary MedicineA Task Force on Antibiotic Resistance in Production Agriculture was established Nov.

November - December

Clinical Trials: The Leading Edge of Veterinary Medicine; A Potential New Therapy for Mast Cell Tumors; Safe Spinal Surgeries; Testing Equine Osteoarthritis, Desmitis and Tendonitis with Stem Cells; VMC Breaks Ground

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2014 Alumni Recognition Award recipients named

The Alumni Recognition Awards are given annually to select college alumni who have "contributed to the enhancement of the veterinary medical profession through service to the college, dedication to organized veterinary medicine or the advancement of scientific knowledge or through the contribution of their time and effort for the development of their community and the public welfare" as stated by Ohio State's College of Veterinary Medicine Alumni Society, which the nominees have to be a member of in order to be considered.

Journalism student develops multimedia project about canine orthopedics

Ronna Colilla delves into the world of veterinary orthopedics at Ohio State's Veterinary Medical Center (VMC), which brings in patients from across the nation with its cutting-edge services, in a comprehensive multimedia project she produced last fall.

Colilla, an information associate at Ohio State’s Office of Graduate and Professional Admissions, is a non-traditional journalism student who decided to get a bachelor’s degree a bit later in life, while still working full-time at the university.

Columbus Dispatch features Veterinary Medicine

On Oct. 31, the Columbus Dispatch gave readers a treat with an editorial focused on the excellence of the College of Veterinary Medicine. The story, "Vet school adds luster to Ohio State," focused on our role in public health and collaboration with human medicine.

And on Oct. 18 the Dispatch featured this story on the front page: "Veterinary program among best in U.S."

Food animal students engage in American Association of Bovine Practitioners conference

A handful of food animal students from Ohio State’s College of Veterinary Medicine once again played a significant part in the 47th annual American Association of Bovine Practitioners’ conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico in September.

Connect to Veterinary Medicine - Special Edition

Creating a Healthier WorldHello Alumni and Friends of the College of Veterinary Medicine:

We are thrilled to share with you two recent accomplishments at the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Faculty awards presented at Reunion-Homecoming Weekend alumni reception

Drs. Brian Scansen and Larry Hill, both professors in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, were the respective recipients of the 2014 Dr. Charles Fox Family Teaching Excellence Award and the John Lyman Jr. Award for Clinical Teaching Excellence. 

Class of 2016 holds annual Vets for Pets 5K, proceeds benefit Capital Area Humane Society

Vets4Pets 5K 2014The ninth annual Vets for Pets 5K was held Nov. 2, with the race beginning and ending at the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building. The path of the race weaves through The Ohio State University campus, and will allow participants to race alongside their furry friends. 

Super Seniors: Health hints for older horses

Ohio State equine veterinarians offer tips at the Quarter Horse Congress

Four veterinarians from the Ohio State Galbreath Equine Center were part of a panel discussion at the Quarter Horse Congress on Oct. 19 at 3 p.m. at the Congress Lecture Hall, which is located at the State Fairgrounds in Columbus, Ohio.

The panel discussed how to provide support to older horses to help keep them looking and feeling their best, and the one-hour session allowed interactivity with audience members, as there was an alloted time slot for them to pose questions.