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Oregon State University College of Veterinary Medicine eNewsletter

Archive for July, 2016

Unique Hospital Program Garners Interest From Other Universities

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Many veterinary colleges have a ‘grateful client’ program in their hospital. Often it is simply a set of communications between the college development director and hospital clients who may want to give back. At OSU, the Veterinary Teaching Hospital (VTH) does it differently by placing emphasis on client support through their Client Relations Advocate. Tammy […]

Summer Research Project Takes Brains

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Cedric Boluda recently completed his second of five years at the Ecole Nationale de Veterinaire in Toulouse, France. OSU veterinary students would say, ‘OMG! Five years of veterinary college!’, but the process works differently overseas. After high school, French students attend two years as an undergraduate then, if they pass an entrance exam, they are […]

Professor McKenzie Becomes U.S. Citizen

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Seventeen new U.S. citizens had a stunning backdrop for their naturalization ceremony this year: Crater Lake. In that group was CVM professor Erica McKenzie, who came to America as a veterinary student from Perth, Australia. “It felt like a very special thing to be here with so few people, and hear the speeches that they […]

Heidel Led VDL To Big Benchmarks

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Last week, Dr. Jerry Heidel retired after 27 years at the Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. Heidel began working at the OVDL as a pathologist in 1988. Ten years later, he was promoted to Interim Director, and then appointed Director in 2000. “The achievement I am most proud of,” says Heidel, “is obtaining and maintaining full […]