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Archive for April, 2017

Magruder Expansion Moving Forward

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

This fall, with the incoming class of 2021, the college will have officially increased it’s class size from 56 to 72. Although the college will still be one of the smallest in the country, additional instructional space will be needed. Last fall, OSU approved an expansion plan for Magruder Hall that is currently in the […]

Equine Clinical Trial Seeks Vets and Owners

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

The large animal hospital is evaluating the efficacy of vitamin E and selenium supplementation (or lack thereof) on blood concentrations of these substances in horses in the Pacific Northwest, while concurrently accumulating information about supplementation practices from owners and veterinarians by means of a survey tool. Both horse owners and veterinarians are encouraged to participate. […]

Hall Recognized For Years of ACVIM Service

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Dr. Jean Hall, professor of physiology, has been awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). “It is a huge surprise, and a humbling experience,” says Dr. Hall. Dr. Hall has been at OSU for 27 years. In 1997, she volunteered for the ACVIM Forum Program committee, and ended […]

NIH Grant To Study Immune System

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

Dr. Brian Dolan, assistant professor of immunology, recently received a five-year. $1.8 million grant from the NIH to explore the cellular biology of antigen presentation. “It is the process by which the cells of the body alert the adaptive immune system to the presence of viral infections or oncogenic transformations,” says Dolan.  “By discovering the […]

Great Apps For Stress Relief

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

As part of the College of Veterinary Medicine’s wellness program, counselor Alex Rowell has been providing students, staff and faculty with weekly email tips, and periodic presentations on staying physically and mentally well. He compiled the following apps; they are great resources for managing stress: Breathe2Relax: A portable stress management tool which provides detailed information […]

New Faculty Member

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

The College of Veterinary Medicine welcomes Sreekanth Puttachary, a new Assistant Professor of microanatomy and embryology in the Department of Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Puttachary’s research focuses on developing novel drug targets to slow down/prevent the progression of epilepsy. He will also be teaching microanatomy, begining this fall. Dr. Puttachary won two teaching excellence awards when […]

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