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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for June, 2015

Growing Up Around Dryden: Memories of A Vet Med Daughter

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

In 1959, when Dr. Kermit Peterson accepted a faculty position in veterinary medicine at OSU, he moved his family from Salem to a small acreage on the northern edge of Corvallis. At that time, the Department of Veterinary Medicine was part of the School of Agriculture. In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Peterson was […]

Dogs Benefit From Radiation Shielding

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Protective lead shielding of patients is not routinely used in veterinary radiology. The probable reason: A general belief that because the dosage of radiation received during routine radiographs is small, the timeline for the possible development of related cancer would exceed the lifespan of the animal. However, in a recent study published in the May […]

Shared Love Of Draft Horses Creates New Friendship

Friday, June 12th, 2015

Last week Daniel Hansen, Class of 2018, helped Jerry Andres hitch a couple of Clydesdales to a wagon, and took a tour of the beautiful Sisters View ranch near Redmond, Oregon. Hansen and Andres had met the previous month at the CVM Awards Ceremony, where Andres and his wife, Jinny, happily presented Hansen with the […]

Mobile Veterinary Practice Offers Special Care

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

CVM alumna Lori Gibson, Class of 1999, is the owner of Compassionate Care, a mobile veterinary service providing in-home cat and dog euthanasia in the Portland, Salem, and Vancouver areas. Recently, Terrence Petty, an Associated Press reporter, wrote about his experience hiring Compassionate Care for home euthanasia of his sick cat, Echo. Because Echo was […]

CVM Welcomes Ross and St. Georges Students

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Eight new students arrived at CVM last week from Ross and St. Georges Universities. They will be in Corvallis all year, completing their fourth year rotations in the OSU Veterinary Hospital. Here’s a little info about each of them; stop and say ‘Hello’ when you see them! Aurora Lambert was born and raised in Alaska. […]

CVM Faculty Mentor Top OSU Undergrads

Friday, June 5th, 2015

In 2011, then associate dean Susan Tornquist partnered with the University Honors College (UHC) to create a new program aimed at recruiting high-achievers: Pre-Veterinary Scholars. That program will celebrate it’s first two graduates next week. As part of the program, Lauren Eyrich worked extensively with two CVM faculty mentors: as an intern with Dr. Karyn […]