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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for June, 2012

Zoo Vet Tackles Really Big Case

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

As senior veterinarian at the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro, OSU alum Ryan De Voe (Class of ’99) cares for lots of different animals. But a recent case of cataracts in a beloved elephant whose vision was failing catapulted De Voe into a new frontier in veterinary medicine: contact lenses for animals. With cataracts in […]

Tracking A Killer

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

Pathologists at the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine may not have the Hollywood hairstyles and designer wardrobes of pathologists on television’s crime dramas but their work is very similar. For instance, on a recent episode of CSI, the pathologist performed an autopsy that yielded DNA evidence used by hotshot investigators to track down a killer. […]

Grad Dads Join Ceremony

Tuesday, June 19th, 2012

The College of Veterinary Medicine was proud to present an outstanding class of 53 new DVMs at the LaSells Stewart Center on Saturday. This year’s event kicked off with a welcome from Dean Cyril Clarke and inspiring words from OSU President Edward Ray, Oregon Congressman Douglas Whitsett, and Farbodd Ganjifard from the Oregon State Board […]

Final Exam ‘Staged’

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

In the technology-free past, listening and observing were important survival skills. Today, these skills are in danger of being lost in a high-speed culture of  fast talk and smart phones yet they are still essential to meaningful communication. A group of faculty at the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine have designed a new class to […]

10,000 Pets: Hospital Milestone Celebrated

Monday, June 11th, 2012

When Knife trotted through the doors of the small animal clinic at the Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH), he had no idea he was setting a milestone. Knife, a Belgian Sheepdog, was coming in with his mom Joan Hagar to get a baseline checkup before going to agility dog trials.  After his visit […]