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College of Veterinary Medicine well represented at the Sixth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine was well represented at the Sixth International Equine Conference on Laminitis and Diseases of the Foot held in West Palm Beach, Florida from October 29-3, with seven members and affiliates of the college in attendance. The conference assembles leading-edge scientists, practitioners, and farriers from around the world, as well as committed horse owners and caretakers, to share the latest knowledge and experience in preventing and treating laminitis and other conditions affecting horses’ feet.
As part of the Ohio State University Climate Change Webinar Series, Dean Lonnie King will present a One Health webinar on December 1 to explore how the convergence of human health and animal health has led to a new era of emerging infectious diseases. The webinar will provide information about:
A partnership between The Ohio State University and Wheeling Island Racetrack has saved many lives. The partnership is an effort to improve the wellness of racing greyhounds, as well as rehabilitate those that are injured from the sport.
Dr. Kathleen Boris-Lawrie, David White Professor of Veterinary Biosciences in the college, has been selected to lead a new Life Sciences Network for The Ohio State University. One of the top findings of the Graduate School's 2008 doctoral program review revealed tremendous unrealized potential in the environmental and life sciences at Ohio State.
Our "Plan for a Happy Reunion" guide offers easy-to-follow steps to help you keep your pet safe, as well as tips for what to do if your pet gets lost.
In a recent address, The Ohio State University Alumni Association President, Archie Griffin, discussed the status of Ohio State football. There is no doubt that some serious mistakes were made; however, Ohio State is in the process of developing a state-of-the-art, campus-wide compliance program to ensure that this type of situation does not happen again. Additionally, it is unfortunate that the football situation has overshadowed many of Ohio State's amazing achievements.
Thanks to the Student Leadership Advisory Coucil (SLAC), students, faculty, and staff can catch a CABS bus at the new stop on John Herrick Drive behind the Veterinary Medicine Academic Building. The SLAC worked with the office of Traffic and Parking in order to provide better bus access for the College of Veterinary Medicine campus.
Six graduate students of multiple disciplines, including two from the College of Veterinary Medicine, traveled to Uganda as part of an initiative for interdisciplinary and international learning. The trip encouraged students to broaden their professional perspective by working with their peers in other disciplines, both in the training stages and in the field, in the belief that it makes for a more vibrant learning environment and because global health issues are so interconnected and complex.
Six faculty members at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine received funding from the Morris Animal Foundation for their companion animal health and welfare studies. Research topics range from improving outcomes for shelter cats to numerous cancer studies, including identifying genetic factors of bone cancer. These and other companion animal studies at the College of Veterinary Medicine are helping to advance animal health and welfare worldwide.