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Archive for January, 2010

College of Veterinary Medicine funding proposals on OSU Federal Agenda

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Three College proposals for targeted FY11 federal funding have been included on the OSU Federal Agenda. These include requests for continuing funding in support of two projects directed by Dr. Morrie Craig: “Bioremediation of munitions residues” and “Degradation of tall fescue and perennial ryegrass endophyte toxins by anaerobic ruminal microbes.” The third project, “Mycobacterial diseases […]

Dr. David Sisson elected to Faculty Senate

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Congratulations to Dr. David Sisson for being elected to the Faculty Senate as one of three College of Veterinary Medicine representatives. Dr. Sisson will replace Dr. Beth Valentine whose term of office has been served. Thanks to Dr. Valentine for her service. The other College representatives are Drs. Jerry Heidel and Karyn Bird. The 132 […]

Alumni Profile- Dr.Cindy Zikes

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Dr. Cindy Zikes, alumna from the class of 1990, just completed a two-week rotation with OSU CVM pathologists and is working on a surgery residency. She is board certified in internal medicine and currently works at Cascade Veterinary Referral Center in Tigard, Ore. Dr. Zikes stopped by the Dean’s Office to give an update and […]

Alumnus Dr. Dan Lewer treating endangered sea turtles at Oregon Coast Aquarium

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Dr. Dan Lewer, class of 2008 and veterinarian for the Oregon Coast Aquarium, has recently been treating two sick sea turtles. Both are females from different endangered populations and both were found stranded last November on different beaches in the Pacific Northwest. The turtles have been treated for dehydration and hypothermia. As soon as both […]

Pet Day and Open House already on the horizon

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

It may seem awhile away, but the 23rd annual Pet Day and Open House is just around the corner and planning is well underway! The various Pet Day committees are thinking of new ways to make this the most impressive event so far. This year’s event will be held May 1. Booth registration forms will […]

CVM ambassadors visit Elmira High School

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

Four student ambassadors from OSU College of Veterinary Medicine, Sarah Tauber, Karyn Zittel, Michael Glynn and Paul Schiffgens, visited several classes at Elmira High School on December 15, 2009. In presenting a personal view of what made each of them choose the path towards a career in veterinary medicine, they gave the high school students […]

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