Professor Stuart Helfand is the founder of Oregon Cancer Care for Animals (ORCCA), a foundation dedicated to the study and treatment of cancer in companion animals. Dr. Helfand and his oncology team have created a calendar in honor of the many pets who have been treated for cancer at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. It [...]
Archive for February, 2012
Associate Professor Urszula Iwaniec, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, will speak on bone health across a lifespan in Magruder 102 on Tuesday, February 28, 12:00 – 1:00 pm. Learn about her research in OSU’s Skeletal Biology Lab. Sponsored by the CVM Department of Biological Sciences. All are welcome.
Plan to attend a great seminar in Magruder 102 on February 24, 2012, 12:00 – 2:00. Dr. Mary Gardner will present Caring Beyond a Cure: A Look at Geriatric Patient Care Including Hospice and Euthanasia. Dr. Gardner’s is the founder of Lap of Love, an organization of veterinarians that provides in-home hospice and euthanasia services. [...]
This year, alumna Jamie Sullivan (Class of 2009) passed her boards with flying colors and went to work as a DVM. Why is this news? Because she had to tackle some big hurdles on the way to becoming a veterinarian. Veterinary school is challenging for anyone but soon after enrolling at OSU in 2005, Sullivan [...]
What do you do with those elegant dresses and sparkly shoes once the SCAVMA Winter Formal is over? Donate them to a great cause! Robyn Thompson, Class of 2014 and SCAVMA events coordinator, has set up a clothing rack in the Magruder lobby to encourage everyone to scour their closets for gently-used prom dresses and [...]
First-year CVM student, Kimberley Bruce, has an strange-but-true story about a dog she adopted when she was working at a vet clinic in Eastern Oregon. Humphrey the dog arrived at the clinic severely malnourished and clearly abused. “He absolutely melted my heart when I saw him,” says Bruce. “He looked horrible; too weak to stand [...]