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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for August, 2011

Fracture fixed after jump from second-story window

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Smokey, a 4-year-old retired racing greyhound, was settling in as the beloved new member of the Arthenayake family, when, for unknown reasons, she jumped through second story window of her new home. Smokey’s family rushed her to their veterinarian, Dr. Roberta Porter (Class of 2008) at Alpine Animal Hospital. Dr. Porter stabilized Smokey, and after […]

First OLEADS event Sept. 30-Oct. 2

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

The OSU-CVM Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association (SCAVMA) will host its first Oregon Leadership Experience and Dedicated Service (OLEADS) event. Drs. Richard DeBowes and Betsy Charles, two of the current leaders of the Veterinary Leadership Experience (VLE), will lead this event on the Sept. 30-Oct. 2 weekend. The overall goal of this […]

Middle school students learn about veterinary medicine

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

We once again had a successful Adventures in Learning class for two weeks in July. Adventures in Learning is not just another summer program. AIL combines stimulating academic and social opportunities in a fun-filled 10-day experience that exposes participants to exciting and sophisticated areas of interest not usually found during the regular school year. AIL […]

Vet Med faculty and students check in 529 animals at Benton County Fair

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Drs. Jacob Mecham, Hernán Montilla, Jorge Vanegas and Aurora Villarroel guided senior students Meghan Drake, Dee Dee Harwell, Rachel Hector, Jennifer Pearson, Paul Schiffgens, Kate Schoenhals, Mija Shattuck, Randall Trzasks, Justin Ward, and pre-vet student Marian Pan. Of the 529 animals examined, there were 177 sheep, 162 pigs, 142 goats and 48 beef cattle. Watch […]

Interested in visiting France while learning research techniques?

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

I recommend this option if you speak French In February of 2011 I was excited to receive an email from Dr. Luiz Bermudez detailing a summer research opportunity in Toulouse, France. The program was exactly what I was looking for. It would allow a student to gain research experience while living abroad and learning about […]

Two interns become residents

Thursday, August 11th, 2011

Dr. Harris came from St. George’s University in Grenada to complete her clinical year at OSU. After completing her year in June 2010, she signed on as an oncology intern for a year. She is continuing in oncology as a resident. Dr. Hunter is originally from Alberta, Canada. She’s spent the past year in Corvallis […]