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Archive for January 16th, 2014

McKenzie Receives Award to Study Arabians

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The Morris Animal Foundation recently awarded CVM Dr. Erica McKenzie $87,271 to study the cause of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis in Arabian Horses. McKenzie has a background in equine sport medicine and her Ph.D. involved the study of exercise-induced muscle damage in Thoroughbred horses. along with with third-year student Dr. Melissa Fiedler, McKenzie has also been studying […]

Shelter Medicine Resident Working to Save More Cats

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

As a young woman, Lena DeTar thought she wanted to be a doctor. In college, she majored in pre-med and anthropology but soon discovered that the real world of medicine often ran counter to her desire to help people. “I was really turned off by all the HMO stuff and all the influence of insurance […]

Seen A Lot Of Animal Movies?

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

The CVM Facebook page has another fun contest: Famous Movie Animals Quiz! It’s a fun way to win some prizes and will test your knowledge of favorite movies that feature animals as characters. First prize will receive a CVM Fleece Vest and Second Prize is a CVM Mug! The quiz takes about 5 minutes. Deadline […]

Pet Owners Invited to Participate in OSU Research

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Jennifer Lam, a graduate student in the Marine Science Resource Management program at OSU, is working on a research project that investigates how pet owners use and dispose of pet pharmaceuticals and care products. She is inviting pet owners to participate in the study by answering some survey questions. The survey takes about 10 minutes […]

Veterinary Chaplain Volunteers at VTH

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Renee Windsor-White is a friendly woman with silver hair and a kind face. She has a soothing voice and a thoughtful way of expressing herself; all qualities of the ideal veterinary chaplain, which is her role at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Windsor-White grew up on a farm in central Illinois where her family raised […]

New Student Services Coordinator

Thursday, January 16th, 2014

Emily Williams is the new Students Services Coordinator at CVM. Emily grew up in Lawrenceville Georgia and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Georgia State University, and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Auburn University. She is currently completing a dissertation for her Doctorate of Philosophy in the same field. […]

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