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Archive for July 22nd, 2013

Pfefferkorn Helps Create Endowed Professorship

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

                            Glen Pfefferkorn, longtime friend and supporter of CVM, recently donated $250,000 to endow a professorship in camelid medicine at OSU, the first of it’s kind in the nation. It will also be the first endowed professorship at CVM. Now retired in […]

Dean Clarke Accepts New Position

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Cyril Clarke, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University since 2007, has accepted a new position as dean of the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine effective October 1st. Sabah Randhawa, OSU provost and executive vice president, praised Clarke for his leadership in growing the state’s only veterinary program. “His leadership […]

New Campaign Highlights Tobacco Effect on Pets

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The Oregon Health Authority has a new campaign to inform smokers about the dangers to pets from second-hand smoke. According to Sara Hartstein, Chronic Disease Policy Specialist for the Benton County Health Department, most pet owners are not aware that animals living with a smoker are more likely to die of cancer, nicotine poisoning, and […]

Professor McKenzie Shares Expertise Online

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

The Horse, an online guide to equine healthcare, recently visited Corvallis to record several video interviews with Dr. Erica McKenzie, CVM associate professor and nationally recognized expert in equine sport medicine. Listen to Dr. McKenzie’s video on the common causes of exertional rhabdomyolysis in horses.

Robertsons Many Contributions Recognized at Retirement

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Faculty and staff gathered in the Dean’s office last week to wish Terry Robertson, Facilities Coordinator, a great retirement and to share stories of his many contributions to CVM. Kris Otteman, Director of the Oregon Humane Society acknowledged Robertson’s help in establishing CVM’s ground-breaking teaching program at the Animal Medical Learning Center: “The contributions you […]

Craig Recieves Award for Industry Collaboration

Monday, July 22nd, 2013

Dr. Morrie Craig, CVM Toxicology Professor and Director of the OSU Endophyte Testing Laboratory, was recently selected by the OSU Faculty Senate to receive the 2013 Industry Partnering Award. The award recognizes a faculty member who achieves extraordinarily high impact innovations through research collaborations with industry. The OSU Endophyte Testing Laboratory provides feed testing for […]

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