By Dr. Jennifer Ree In my first 18 months as a small animal surgery resident at Oregon State University, I’ve had many amazing learning experiences. My mentors at OSU have challenged me daily to widen and cultivate my knowledge, as well as improve my surgical and clinical skills. I have also participated in ongoing studies […]
Archive for January, 2015
CVM Professor Anna Jolles received national attention for her recently published findings on the relationship between deworming and the spread of infectious disease. Jolles studies water buffalo in South Africa’s Kruger National Park. Jolles work was featured in both Science magazine and Science Daily.
CVM leadership has a commitment to keeping the curriculum dynamic and relevant for students. One example is a new program focuses on clinical communication, and requires third-year students to conduct mock client interviews with trained actors. During this interview, students takes an oral history, determine the presenting problems and concerns of the client, then communicate […]
Nine months out of the year, there are students in the McDowell Veterinary Library 24-7. Some are there to work on the computers, some take advantage of the small meeting rooms, some are using reference books, and some are just looking for a quiet place to study. But the library can also be a great […]
The college welcomes seven new students from Ross and St. Georges Universities who are completing their fourth year of veterinary college at OSU. Here’s a little introduction to each (say ‘Hello’ when you see them around Magruder): Philip Engelhardt is from Michigan and he enjoys travelling, seeing new countries, and trying new foods. He has […]
Clients who visit the OSU Veterinary Hospital on Wednesdays get a special treat. Volunteers Joan and Terry Ferguson are on hand to greet them, make sure they have a parking pass, and provide other friendly assistance. The Fergusons are former hospital clients who know how stressful it can be when your best friend has a […]