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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for May, 2015

Record Number of Scholarships This Year!

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Thank you to the many kind donors who support our students through contributions to scholarships. They are helping the next generation of veterinarians get a good start on their careers. This year, CVM is awarding a record number of scholarships: 396! Every year, OSU College of Veterinary Medicine gets more than 800 applicants for our […]

Orthopedic Surgery Helps Jax Get Moving

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

Jax is a high energy dog, and he needs plenty of exercise. Thanks to Dr. Jennifer Warnock, he is now able to go for long walks pain-free. Jax was born with a complex, multiapical, angular limb deformity in his front leg. It caused severe lameness and secondary elbow arthritis. Last year, Dr. Warnock corrected Jax’s […]

Memorial For Longtime CVM Staffer To Benefit Hope Fund

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

For nearly three decades, Zelda Zimmerman worked for the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine, first as a graduate research assistant, and most recently as an assistant to Dr. Morrie Craig. She also earned two masters degrees from OSU. Zimmerman passed away Thursday, May 14, at her home in Philomath, Oregon. A Memorial Service in Corvallis […]

Nationally Recognized Animal Behaviorist To Speak At Graduation

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Jacqueline C. Neilson, DVM, DACVB, will be giving the keynote address at the OSU College of Veterinary Medicine graduation on Sunday, June 14, at 1:30 pm in the LaSells Stewart Center on the OSU campus. Dr. Neilson is a leader in the field of pet behavior, has published several books on the subject, and writes […]

Small Animal Hospital Volunteer Comes Back To Her Roots

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

Reed Walter’s dad was an OSU Political Science professor for thirty years. She left Oregon for college and a career in Colorado, but after retiring decided to move back. Then she started looking for ways to be a part of the community. Fortunately for the college, Kelley Marchbanks, CVM Development Director, met Walter at a […]

Putman Receives Prestigious MacVicar Award

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Timothy Putman, PhD candidate in Dr. Dan Rockey’s lab, was recently selected for the MacVicar Scholar Award for his work on genome sequencing of the bacterial pathogen, Chlamydia abortus, that causes Ovine Enzootic Abortion. The pathogen is present in sheep flocks world-wide, and Putman’s work will aid in the development of preventative therapies. The MacVicar […]