Dr. Tony Buffington and Researchers Discover Biomarker

Research article appears in journal Analyst

Dr. Tony Buffington, professor of veterinary clinical sciences at Ohio State, and his research team have discovered a biomarker in cats and humans that may lead to better treatments for some chronic pain syndromes.

SCAVMA's Vet Olympics 2009 Benefits Animals

Shelter Outreach Services of Ohio Received a Donation

The Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association raised $716 during Vet Olympics 2009 to benefit Shelter Outreach Services of Ohio. SOS of Ohio is a non-profit veterinary clinic that provides affordable, high-quality spay and neuter services to shelters and low-income families in Greater Columbus.

Construction Continues on SR 315

View updates and a video of the Ackerman Road bridge deck pour

Provost Joe Alutto to Give Dean Search Update

10 a.m. Thursday,  July 30

Ohio State Provost Joseph A. Alutto will be giving an important update regarding the search for the dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 30.

The update will take place in the Veterinary Medical Center Auditorium. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.

The update will also be broadcast live on the web for those who are unable to attend. Please click here to watch the live broadcast.


Posted By: Holly Davis

New Classes Added to CE Offerings

Three new online continuing education courses will be made available in July   


  • Tooth root abscesses in camelids

This course will cover basic knowledge of tooth root abscesses, one of the most common problems affecting llamas and alpacas. The course will be presented by Andrew Niehaus, DVM, MS and will be available July 8.

College announces partnership with Hoof Beats

Each month, an equine faculty member will offer expertise on a new topic

The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine's Galbreath Equine Center is proud to announce a new partnership with Hoof Beats magazine. Each month, an article in the harness racing magazine will feature an equine faculty member at the university who will discuss a topic relating to equine care.  

New Online CE Course

A new course titled Emergency Approach to the Dyspneic Cat has been added to our online CE offerings. The course is designed to increase knowledge regarding the various disease processes which can result in dyspnea and respiratory distress in cats and their initial management.

Vet Student Awarded AWVF Scholarship

Jennell BigriggJennell Bigrigg, a third year DVM student, was awarded a scholarship by the Association for Women Veterinarians Foundation sponsored by Central Life Sciences. Bigrigg was selected by a four person committee from more than 97 applicants based on leadership potential, career path and influence in veterinary medicine both in and outside of school .

Alumni Class Updates Move Online

The alumni class updates, which provide current information on alumni who have graduated from the college, are now available online. Previously printed in the College of Veterinary Medicine's annual report and "The Speculum," the updates can be viewed here. The updates are ordered in an easy to use format, alphabetically by decade and class year.


Posted 8/19/09
By: Holly Davis


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New Dean to Lead Alumni Reunion Weekend Activities

Dr. Lonnie King, dean of the Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine as of September 1, will present two talks at the 2009 Alumni Reunion Weekend, which will be held September 11 through 13, 2009.