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Archive for November, 2011

New Course Supports Worldwide Initiative

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

Public health agencies are faced with challenges never imagined fifty years ago. The fast-paced travel and widespread trade of our great, big global community has accelerated the spread of infectious disease. This is not just a problem for human medical professionals; sixty percent of infectious disease in humans has animal origins. Veterinarians and veterinary colleges […]

Imaging Staff Help Student Win Award

Monday, November 21st, 2011

Fourth-year student Elisha Adkins has loved every year of vet school but is looking forward to graduating and starting her career. “I’m glad to see the light at the end of the tunnel,” she says. When she receives her DVM next spring, Adkins plans to settle in a rural area and focus her practice on […]

A Whole New Adventure

Monday, November 21st, 2011

In a world of shrinking state funding for higher education, every college in Oregon needs an energetic advocate to go out into the non-academic world and tell people about the hard work and forward-thinking achievements that occur weekly on a college campus.  The College of Veterinary Medicine recently got that advocate in Kelley Marchbanks. Kelley […]

Keep Your Llama Out Of The Haagen Dazs

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Dr. Chris Cebra, Clinical Sciences Department Head, is pursuing research into the physiology of camelids as pseudo-diabetics. Using a college herd of more than 30 alpacas and llamas, Cebra is investigating how certain hormones affect blood sugar. Because the metabolism of a camelid is very similar to that of a human diabetic, the results of […]

Help the Helpers This Holiday Season

Monday, November 7th, 2011

What’s on your holiday shopping list this year? How about a chew toy and a case of cat food? This is National Animal Shelter Appreciation week and the CVM Shelter Medicine Club is hard at work raising money and supplies for local animal shelters. Shelter Medicine Club members regularly volunteer at free clinics for homeless […]

Joe Snyder: A Fine Fellow

Monday, November 7th, 2011

On a recent tour of new facilities at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Joe and Jane Snyder were greeted with hugs from faculty and staff at every turn. The Snyders are long-time friends of the College and Dr. Snyder is a graduate of the very first DVM class at OSU. In those days, there were only […]

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