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Histology Technician Is An Expert Slide Maker

Monday, December 30th, 2019

While studying for a degree in Zoology, Renee Norred was also a student worker in the OSU Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, where she learned to make slides. She became so adept at it, that when she graduated, she was able to get a position at the Oregon Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (OVDL). In her […]

OSU Honey Bee Lab Helps Veterinarians

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Honey bees are classified as livestock/food-producing animals by the federal government because products from apiculture enter the human food chain. In 2017 the USDA began requiring veterinary oversight of antibiotics given to food animals, including bees. That means beekeepers need to get prescriptions from veterinarians, while many veterinarians know little or nothing about bees. The […]

Colby Gets One Of His Lives Back

Tuesday, August 20th, 2019

When Linda Garrett’s cat started having seizures, she took him to her veterinarian who discovered his heart rate was so low (84 compared to a normal 140-150), she immediately referred him to the OSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital. At OSU, cardiologist Kate Scollan discovered that Colby had an atrioventricular block. In a normal heart, the beat […]

Hospital on Forefront of New Treatments

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Advanced Cardiology Treatment The cardiology service at the VTH recently used a new technique to repair the defective heart of a one-year old terrier named Lucy. She was born with an abnormal heart: the right side was subdivided into two chambers by a thin membrane. When she came to OSU with a distended abdomen and […]

Bequest Will Support Research On New Treatments

Tuesday, July 16th, 2019

A close friend of the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine has arranged an extraordinary bequest to Oregon State University. The planned gift represents the anonymous donor’s entire estate, valued at more than $6 million. “We are incredibly grateful for the trust that a gift like this demonstrates,” says Susan Tornquist, Lois Bates Acheson Dean. “We […]

OSU Tackles Veterinary Suicide Prevention

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study in January that found suicide rates, when compared to the general population, were 2.1 times as high for male veterinarians and 3.5 times as high for female veterinarians. This and recent news stories about veterinary suicide, have shined a much needed light on the problems […]

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