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Archive for December, 2011

Professor Leads Change at National Org

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Most people are familiar with human medical specialists like cardiologists and dermatologists. But very few members of the general public know there are specialists in veterinary medicine as well. Jean Hall, Chairman of the board of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) and an OSU Professor, is working to change that. “Part of […]

Equine Reproduction Workshop

Friday, December 16th, 2011

The College of Veterinary Medicine is offering a four day workshop on reproductive management of mares and stallions. Designed for horsemen and veterinarians who want to learn how to achieve maximum reproductive efficiency, the workshop includes informational presentations on anatomy, hormones, management of pregnant mares, behavior issues, and more.There will also be opportunities for hands-on […]

Mustache Mania Strikes CVM

Friday, December 16th, 2011

In November things were a little hairy at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Twenty-seven faculty, staff, and students, including 12 women, started the month clean shaven and ended it with full-fledged moustaches. The group joined thousands of people across the country who changed November to Mo-vember by sprouting facial hair to raise money and awareness […]

Innovative Scholarship Plan

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

With the average cost of a veterinary degree in the U.S. approaching $100,000, most students will begin their careers under a heavy debt load. John Maddigan, and his wife Sheri  Morris are doing something to help. At their veterinary practice in Keizer, Oregon, fifty cents from every physical exam goes to the Oregon Animal Health […]

Dairy Cows Are Athletes Too

Monday, December 5th, 2011

It took a lot of high-tech research for Lance Armstrong to win the Tour de France seven times in a row. His team used wind tunnels, computer modeling, cutting-edge bike frame materials, and the latest in high-tech clothing to help him succeed. Technology and research are also a big part of the dairy herd at […]

Lots of Giving Going On

Monday, December 5th, 2011

The Magruder Hall atrium is filled with light: some of it natural, some of it LED, and some of it from the spirit of giving that surrounds this year’s holiday tree. Last week, the CVM Shelter Medicine Club decorated the tree with nearly 90 colorful, hand-made ornaments. Each ornament featured the face of an animal […]

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