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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.
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.
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."
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.
The 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.
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.
In a special titled “The Human-Animal Bond,” Dr. Kathryn Proudfoot, assistant professor in the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, offers insight into several concerns and obstacles that presently surround animal care, both in food animal production and in domestic environments.
Thanks to an $8.6 million program project grant from the National Cancer Institute, experts at the College of Veterinary Medicine's Center for Retrovirus Research are closely studying retroviral forms of cancer in a five-year study, "Retrovirus Models of Cancer."