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After Sandy Breckenridge started noticing that her Cavalier King Charles spaniel, Murphy, stopped responding to normal noises, she took him to see Dr. Peter Scheifele at University of Cincinnati’s FETCH-LAB, the Facility for the Education and Testing of Canine Hearing and Lab Animal Bioacoustics. Scheifele founded FETCH-LAB in 2007 and is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UC.
Adam Pendleton, a third-year veterinary student at the College of Veterinary Medicine, was featured on The Ohio State University's website. The feature highlights 15 students and the variety of projects they engaged in during spring.
Dr. Tony Forshey, Chief of Animal Health and State Veterinarian for the Ohio Department of Agriculture, received the National Institute for Animal Agriculture's prestigious Chairman's Award during the organization's annual conference. The Chairman's Award is given to an outstanding volunteer for his unselfish dedication and tireless devotion to the advancement of animal agriculture.
The inaugural issue of "Student Affairs News," the newsletter from the Office of Student Affairs, is now available on the college web page at http://vet.osu.edu/sites/default/files/documents/pdf/news/studentAffairs/2012/spring.pdf
The first issue includes articles about the new Student Ambassadors’ p
Twelve veterinary students, representing first, second and third-year classes, have been chosen to become the first College of Veterinary Medicine Student Ambassadors.
The Food Animal Club at the College of Veterinary Medicine along with Zoetis (formally Pfizer) is preparing to host the inaugural Food Animal Student Symposium. This event will be held April 13-15 at the college and offers a number of lectures and wet labs for students to attend. This is a free event for veterinary students who are members of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) or the American Association of Small Ruminant Practitioners (AASRP).
A therapy pony named Buggs is scheduled to undergo surgery at The Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Center in April to treat a painful eye disorder in horses, equine recurrent uveitis. Dr. Anne Gemensky-Metzler, an ophthalmologist in the Veterinary Medical Center will perform the surgery as part of a clinical research trial. The surgery will involve putting an implant in the pony’s eye that will continually release medication to control inflammation and potentially limit some of the complications seen with this eye disorder. This story aired on 10TV News on Friday March 23.
Dr. Thomas Rosol, professor in the Department of Veterinary Biosciences, had his metastasis research program highlighted in the Winter 2012 issue of CCC Frontiers magazine.