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Dr. Valerie Parker Featured on Local News

Dr. Valerie Parker, assistant professor – clinical, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, was recently featured on Channel 28 and Channel 6 in a storyValerie Parker about pet obesity. Dr. Parker specializes in pet nutrition issues. She is board certified in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine and will be pursuing her certification by the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. Dr.

Veterinary Medical Center Open for Emergencies

Administrative offices at the College of Veterinary Medicine will be closed Monday, May 27, 2013 in observence of Memorial Day.

As always, the Veterinary Medical Center remains open for your animals' emergency needs, 24 hours a day.

In an emergency call 614-292-3551. For more information click here; click here for a map and directions

Dr. Boyaka honored with AAI Distinguished Service Award

BoyakaDr. Prosper Boyaka, Professor, Veterinary Biosciences, received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of Immunologists (AAI). He has provided vital leadership to AAI in his service on the AAI Minority Affairs Committee from 2006 to 2012. As chair of the committee from 2009 to 2012, Boyaka initiated multiple enhancements to the annual AAI Minority Affairs Committee Careers and Networking Roundtable at the AAI meeting.

Ohio State Veterinarians at the Kentucky Derby

Called "the most exciting two minutes in sports," the Kentucky Derby takes place on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs in Lexington, Kentucky.

Amanda Sherman receives inaugural Bayer Excellence in Communication Award

Dr. Amanda ShermanClass of 2013 graduate Amanda Sherman, was chosen by faculty as the winner of the inaugural Bayer Excellence in Communication Award at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Sherman is headed to North Carolina State University's College of Veterinary Medicine to participate in a one-year rotating internship. She plans to pursue a residency in ophthalmology.

Veterinary Students Featured in Washington Post

Commencement 2013 features graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Class president Matthew Weeman is seen celebrating with fellow veterinary graduates.

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Annual Oath and Hooding Honors Class of 2013

On Saturday, May 4, the College of Veterinary Medicine welcomed the 137 new veterinarians into their chosen field at the annual Oath and Hooding ceremony, held at Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N. High St. Surrounded by friends and family, students received their scarlet and grey academic hood as a symbol of their degree.

Congratulations to Dr. Rich Bednarski, Recipient of the 2013 AAVC Clinical Faculty Achievement Award

Dr. Rich Bednarski was chosen as the recipient of the 2013 AAVC Clinical Faculty Achievement Award. All member institutions of the American College of Veterinary Clinicians (AAVC) are allowed to nominate one faculty member annually for this award. The Clinical Faculty Achievement Award is given to a member of the AAVC who, for at least five years, has achieved recognition for his or her efforts on behalf of veterinary medicine.

Honoring the Bond featured in Dispatch article

Joelle Nielsen, coordinator for Honoring the Bond, was interviewed for an article in the Columbus Dispatch that discussed costs associated treating serious illnesses in dogs. The article can be found here

Senior student featured in multiple stories

There are seven amazing health sciences graduates, one from each of the health sciences colleges: Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Public Health, andStephen Reichley Veterinary Medicine.