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Archive for January, 2019

Professor Beechler Takes Students To Africa

Friday, January 25th, 2019

In December, Brianna Beechler (Class of 2008), Assistant Professor of Biomedical Research, led a team of OSU undergraduates on a trip to Kruger National Park in South Africa. Their objective was to learn about wildlife conservation and community relations through a sustainable development program Beechler runs with Dr. Maarten Schrama from Leiden University. “They learned […]

New Development Director

Friday, January 25th, 2019

Courtney Wilson is CCVM’s new Development Director at the OSU Foundation.  She grew up in Manchester, Maryland with four brothers, a pack of German Shepherds, and a cat named Raven. Courtney majored in journalism at James Madison University. “That’s where I got interested in fund raising,” she says. “I worked on the student phone-a-thon, starting […]

Dr. McKenzie Elected Chair of International Committee

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

In November, Dr. Erica McKenzie, Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine, was unanimously elected to chair the International Conference on Equine Exercise Physiology (ICEEP). She is the first woman to hold this position. The  ICEEP comprises an international group of veterinarians and scientists whose primary mission is to advance understanding of the physiology, function and […]

New Method of Neutering Saves Time and Money

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019

Faculty from the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University have evaluated a new method of neutering young male dogs and found it to be safe and significantly faster than traditional methods. Dr. Kirk Miller led a team that performed sutureless scrotal castration (SLSC) on 400 young dogs at the Oregon Humane Society […]

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