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Archive for November, 2010

A young horse facing a fatal disease is treated successfully with state-of-the-art techniques

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

A two-year-old Arabian gelding was referred to OSU Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital for possible guttural pouch infection. He presented for blood coming from his right nostril. The diagnosis of guttural pouch mycosis was confirmed with an upper airway endoscopic evaluation. (See Figure 1). Guttural pouch mycosis is a serious and potentially fatal fungal […]

Students in Vet Med and Pharmacy collaborate on presentation

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

A couple months ago, Meg Black, a 2011 PharmD candidate sent out a plea for a veterinary student who would be willing to collaborate on a presentation at the College of Pharmacy on pet prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Sonja Lapinski, class of 2011,  emailed her a couple weeks later to see if anyone had taken […]

Feline Frenzy: HSVMA talks to students about the veterinarian’s role in solving the feral cat overpopulation crisis

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

The Oregon State University Chapter of the Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA) hosted a lunch presentation last Thursday on the veterinarian’s role in solving the feral cat overpopulation crisis. Dr. Susan Krebsbach, a veterinarian from Wisconsin and a veterinary consultant for the HSVMA, came to discuss the current techniques of population control and introduce […]

WVC Scholarship awarded

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Liana Granum, Class of 2012, is the 2011 recipient of the Western Veterinary Conference Scholarship, which consists of a $1,000 scholarship and complimentary registration, lodging, airfare and daily stipend to attend the 2011 Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., February 20-24. One award is given in each of the 32 North American veterinary colleges. […]

After 9 years, Dr. Jennifer Simpson moves on

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Originally from South Africa, Jennifer Simpson graduated from OSU CVM in 2005. She served as an intern in small animal medicine and surgery, followed by an internship in surgery. Dr. Simpson then fulfilled a residency in small animal surgery. “I wish I could see you all and give you all a hug. The people here […]

Faculty participate in 2010 World Buiatrics Congress

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Drs. A. Morrie Craig and Aurora Villarroel participated in the 2010 World Buiatrics Congress (Bovine Veterinarians) held in Santiago, Chile, from November 14 to 18. Over 1600 veterinarians from all over the world attended this biannual congress. Dr. Craig presented a key lecture on mycotoxins and endotoxins in world production. Included in his lecture were […]

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