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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for December, 2015

Cross-Campus Collaboration Creates Virtual Reality For Teaching

Friday, December 18th, 2015

When the Valley Foundation donated a high-speed CT scanner to the Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital in 2010, they not only provided state-of-the-art treatment for hospital patients, they expanded learning opportunities for veterinary students. Dr. Sarah Nemanic, Assistant Professor of Radiology, has a passion for teaching, and loves to use technology to enrich learning […]

Pre-Vet Scholars Program Provides A Variety of Learning Opportunities

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Lindsey Ferguson, an undergraduate in zoology, has been working in the lab of Assistant Professor Dr. Pat Chappell, where she is exploring the endocrine regulation of reproduction in corals, and locating hormone receptors in the model anemone Aiptasia pallida. One of 17 students in the Pre-Veterinary Scholars program, Ferguson’s work with Chappell has been good […]

Hospital Offers Top Notch Treatment Through Clinical Trials

Friday, December 18th, 2015

Continually seeking to provide the best possible care for patients, the Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital conducts clinical trials in conjunction with research on disease, diagnosis, and treatment. One example: The soft tissue surgery unit is currently conducting a skin tumor surgical margin study for dogs. The study aims to define the best method […]