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Archive for November, 2014

Research On Oyster Infection Helps Northwest Shellfish Farmers

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Dr. Claudia Hase, associate professor at the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine, has clarified the identity of a bacteria that hurt commercial oyster hatcheries in the Pacific Northwest. Oyster Larval Death was previously thought to be caused by Vibrio tubiashii, but Hase has published a new study showing it was actually caused by a different […]

Students Win Pathology Awards

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Two OSU students took top prizes at the annual conference of the American College of Veterinary Pathologists. Isaac Barber-Axthelm (Class of 2016) won first place for Best Student Poster in a field of 40 international competitors. Laura Tensa (Class of 2016) won second place. They both competed in the Natural Disease category. Barber-Axthelm’s topic was […]

Outstanding Surgical Resident Award Winner

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

Dr. Barbara Hunter received the outstanding surgical resident award at this year’s surgical summit of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons for her presentation on Equine Synovial Fluid Tiludronate Concentrations Following Intravenous Regional Limb Perfusion with Low or High Dose Tiludronate. In the last seven years, a resident from the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine […]

Close Group of Alums Reconnects at Reunion

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

In September, OSU Vet Med alums from Washington, Montana, California, Virginia, Maine, Oregon, and Minnesota gathered in Corvallis to rejuvenate the life-long bonds they formed as veterinary students twenty five years ago. The Class of 1989 had thirty-five graduates. Due to the enthusiastic lobbying of classmate Yvonne Wikaner, twenty-one of those graduates recently travelled to […]

Shelby Zehnder Achieves a Big Goal

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Shelby Zehnder has been working at the OSU large animal hospital for four years as a Student Animal Attendant. She helps Farm Manager Lionel Snyder take care of the teaching herds. “I truly enjoy spending time with the fourth year students, learning from the doctors, and taking care of the patients,” says Zehnder. “The technicians, […]

Service Trip to Nicaragua A Tough But Rewarding Experience For Sarah Harmon

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

  The IVSA’s annual service trip to Nicaragua kicked Sarah Harmon’s butt. Her initial blog post about the trip reads, “First day of clinics was hard, hot, rewarding and sad.” But she still wants to go back. Although Ometepe is a tropical jewel in the middle of Lake Nicaragua, it is largely undeveloped and very […]