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Archive for February, 2015

Vet Med Scientist Is Investigating Potential New Therapies For Gonorrhea

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Gonorrhea infects 100 million new people every year. Here’s the really scary part: the disease is becoming resistant to third-generation antibiotics. According to the World Health Organization “Gonorrhea may soon become untreatable, as no vaccines or new drugs are in development. It is an increasingly serious threat to global public health.” Assistant Professor Deidre Johns, […]

New Scholarships Available From AVMF

Friday, February 13th, 2015

The American Veterinary Medical Foundation is offering more than two dozen scholarships for 2015. New this year are $1,000 scholarships for 12 first-, second-, or third-year veterinary students. Specifically, two scholarships each will be awarded to students interested in the following areas of veterinary medicine: Companion animal Equine Food animal Poultry Aquatic animal Zoo animal […]

How To Build A Veterinary College From Scratch

Friday, February 13th, 2015

In 1975, the Oregon State Legislature responded to the need for more veterinarians in Oregon by establishing the OSU Veterinary School – on paper only. They did not appropriate any funds. Lucky for us, they appointed Dr. E. Edward Wedman as the Dean, and he was determined to get the money and build a college. […]

OSU Mobile Equine Vet Featured at Horse Expo

Monday, February 9th, 2015

On Friday, March 20 at 2:30 pm Dr. Jacob Mecham, Assistant Professor at the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital, will give a presentation at the Northwest Horse Expo on chiropractics and acupuncture for horses. Mecham is a certified equine acupuncturist and heads the Mobile Equine Service for the large animal hospital. The OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital […]

OSU Vet Med Alumni Reception in Las Vegas

Monday, February 9th, 2015

OSU Alumni who are attending the Western Veterinary Conference in Las Vegas are invited to join faculty and students at the Buca di Beppo restaurant in the Excalibur on Monday, February 16, 2015 from 7:30 pm to 9:3 pm. Your host will be Dr. Terri Clark, anatomy professor. There will be food, drinks, and lots […]

February Full of CVM Food Drive Events

Monday, February 9th, 2015

Lots of caring folks in OSU CVM have organized a fun array of events to raise money for the Linn Benton Food Share: -Vet Med Bake Sale: Vet Med will be hosting a bake sale from 8AM-5PM on Wednesday, February 11 through Friday, February 13 in the atrium of Magruder Hall. Stop by and buy […]

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