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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for January, 2014

Dogs and Cats Needed for Clinical Trials

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Faculty in the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine conduct clinical trials in conjunction with research on disease, diagnosis, and treatment of animals. The following clinical trials are seeking participants: Feline Hyperthyroidism Study Currently recruiting untreated cats with hyperthyroidism to participate in a study on CT imaging of the thyroid in awake cats. Participating cats will […]

Dr. Miller Investigating Novel Feline Spay Technique

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Dr. Kirk Miller is an instructor on the CVM faculty, but you may not recognize him if you’ve never been to the Oregon Humane Society (OHS) in Portland. Dr. Miller is a veterinarian at the OHS Animal Medical Learning Center, where he spends most of his work day teaching surgery skills to fourth-year students. Students […]

Fun Events For CVM Food Drive

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

February is OSU’s big food drive month. Colleges across campus will be competing to see which can bring in the most money and food for Linn Benton Food Share, which coordinates 21 agencies and programs that provide more than 23,000 meals every month to children, the elderly, and families living below the federal poverty level. […]

Eugenio Mannucci’s Journey to OSU

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014

Eugenio Mannucci is no ordinary OSU Vet student. As a native of Italy, Eugenio has had quite a challenge coming to the U.S. and pursuing a career in veterinary medicine. Eugenio grew up as the son of a military man, resulting in numerous moves as a child; however, he spent most of his middle and […]

Equine Vet Mentors OSU Students

Monday, January 27th, 2014

On a nice, cool morning in November, OSU vet med students gathered at beautiful Vintage Farms in Estacada, Oregon to participate in a castration clinic conducted by Dr. David Asmar of Eagle Fern Equine Hospital. This opportunity for hands-on learning was made possible when Dawn Sayles, who raises championship mini horses at Vintage Farms, approached […]

Hospital on Five-Year Growth Trend

Monday, January 27th, 2014

The OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital experienced significant growth between 2009 and 2013. In that time period, small animal cases increased by 46%, food animal cases by 44%, and equine cases by 55%. Porcine and caprine visits increased over 100%. The total number of visits to the VTH increased 46.5 %, from 6,619 to 9,697.