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Veterinary Medicine from India to Stillwater

Veterinary Medicine from India to Stillwater

As part of an international student exchange program with India’s Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS), seven veterinary students traveled to Stillwater, Oklahoma, to study at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine during the 2019 fall semester. Three of the students, who will earn their veterinary medicine degrees in 2020, shared their experiences.

Veterinary Graduate Students present their Research in 3 Minutes

Veterinary Graduate Students present their Research in 3 Minutes

Several veterinary graduate students recently participated in the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine’s 3 Minute Thesis Competition. Using one slide and no research jargon, these young researchers summarized their work in just three minutes in front of their colleagues and a panel of judges.

Dr. Morgan Honored Posthumously

Dr. Morgan Honored Posthumously

The late Gregor Morgan, BVSc, MVSc, DACT, of Mehan, Oklahoma, was recently inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame. Morgan was an associate professor of production medicine and theriogenology at Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine teaching for more than 30 years and serving as the food animal medicine section chief for 22 years.

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Clinton Jones

Vet Med Faces of Research: Dr. Clinton Jones

Clinton Jones, Ph.D., is a Regents Professor and Sitlington Professor of Infectious Diseases in the veterinary pathobiology department at Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. His research focuses on two herpes viruses – bovine herpes type 1 and herpes simplex virus 1. Bovine herpes in particular carries with it huge economic impact for the cattle industry.

Remembering Veterans in 2019

Remembering Veterans in 2019

The Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine will host a remembrance ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, at 11:30 a.m. in the McElroy Hall Auditorium to honor all veterans, especially military veterinarians. OSU College of Veterinary Medicine’s students, faculty and alumni have a long history of serving in the military.

Treating Canine Urinary Incontinence

Treating Canine Urinary Incontinence

Does your dog leak urine? Well, you are not alone! Urinary incontinence, or leaking urine, poses a common problem in dogs as they age, particularly for female dogs.

Sustainable Parasite Control in Cattle

Sustainable Parasite Control in Cattle

Cattle producers and veterinarians have enjoyed the benefits of highly effective internal parasite control products for many years. Strategic use of these products has allowed producers to maintain high levels of production from their animals even in the face of significant parasitism challenges.

Oklahoma State’s Veterinary Medicine program earns full accreditation

Oklahoma State’s Veterinary Medicine program earns full accreditation

The veterinary medicine program at Oklahoma State University is moving forward as they strive to become innovative world leaders in healthcare, research, and professional education. Thanks to implemented recommendations made by the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Council on Education (COE), Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine is once again fully accredited by the COE.

OSU Veterinary College receives USDA Veterinary Services Grant

OSU Veterinary College receives USDA Veterinary Services Grant

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine received a U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture Veterinary Services Grant in excess of $235,000. The funds will be used to create an Integrated Beef Cattle Program for Veterinarians to enhance practice management and services.

Free testing for Equine Neurologic Diseases

Free testing for Equine Neurologic Diseases

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine announced today that its Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (OADDL) will begin conducting free testing for select equine neurologic diseases. The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture Food and Forestry (ODAFF) is subsidizing this testing for Oklahoma horses with clinical signs of central nervous system disease.

OSU research saves Florida dog

OSU research saves Florida dog

Research can be a tedious, long process as researchers search for answers, complete studies and publish results. Thanks to dog owner Nadine Blyn of Holiday, Florida, a group of Oklahoma State University researchers know their work paid off in a big way.

OSU Veterinary College celebrates National Veterinary Technician Week

OSU Veterinary College celebrates National Veterinary Technician Week

Oklahoma State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine values its veterinary technicians every day. To celebrate National Veterinary Technician Week, Oct. 13 – 19, the technicians, who are known for giving great care to veterinary patients, have been getting a little extra TLC themselves.

Dr. Ranjan receives funding to pursue device directed nanomedicine program

Dr. Ranjan receives funding to pursue device directed nanomedicine program

Dr. Ranjan receives National Cancer Institute, Petco Foundation and Focused Ultrasound funding to pursue device directed nanomedicine program.

Begin with the end in mind

Begin with the end in mind

Regardless of the calving season chosen for an individual program, we need to be thinking about preparing for the health needs of our breeding herd well before we are ready to AI or turn the bulls out. Health in our breeding herd is essential, and we must begin with the end in mind, focusing on our final product – healthy productive calves.

College of Veterinary Medicine launches Vet Med Faces of Research

College of Veterinary Medicine launches Vet Med Faces of Research

In an effort to inform the public about the impact of the many studies being conducted, the veterinary college launched a new monthly series entitled, “Vet Med Faces of Research.”

Handling canine MEC

Handling canine MEC

Some dogs are born with abnormal protrusions on their heads; others sustain them after trauma or surgery or as a result of high blood pressure in the brain. And these protrusions can be harmful.

The OSU Tick Team

The OSU Tick Team

Have you ever found a tick on your pet or on yourself? These tiny creatures are growing in numbers in North America and Northern Europe. With the explosion in tick populations and increasing geographic distribution in the tick species, more people and more animals are at risk of acquiring a tick bite and becoming infected with a tick-borne disease. For your health and that of your pets, the work being done by OSU’s Tick Team is more important than ever before.

Honoring Dr. Roger Panciera with new classroom building

Honoring Dr. Roger Panciera with new classroom building

Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce that its new classroom building will be named the Roger J. Panciera Education Center in honor of the late Roger J. Panciera, DVM, Ph.D., DACVP, Professor Emeritus and world renowned veterinary pathologist.

Putting a little “magic” in Veterinary Medicine

Putting a little “magic” in Veterinary Medicine

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences treats more than 500 wildlife cases a year at the center’s Veterinary Medical Hospital. Recently a barred owl was brought to the hospital because it was unable to fly. The hospital’s avian, exotics and zoological (AEZ) medicine service treated it.

Oklahoma State Veterinary College Renamed

Oklahoma State Veterinary College Renamed

The OSU/A&M Board of Regents approved a proposal to rename OSU’s veterinary center the Oklahoma State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Secretary of Agriculture Visits OSU Veterinary College

Secretary of Agriculture Visits OSU Veterinary College

Oklahoma Secretary of Agriculture Blayne Arthur recently met with administrators at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. Dr. Carlos Risco, dean of the veterinary college, and several members of his veterinary administrative council talked with Secretary Arthur about current and future collaboration in research and teaching. They also discussed on-going extension activities in partnership with Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.

Risco Leads Meeting to Strengthen OSU Veterinary College’s One Health and International Missions

Risco Leads Meeting to Strengthen OSU Veterinary College’s One Health and International Missions

Dr. Carlos Risco, dean of Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, recently led a two-day trip to New York City to solidify the center’s One Health and international exchange programs. Accompanying Risco were Drs. Jerry Malayer, associate dean of research and graduate education, and Ashish Ranjan, associate professor of physiological sciences.

Dr. Tyler named OSU Vet Med Distinguished Alumnus

Dr. Tyler named OSU Vet Med Distinguished Alumnus

Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently announced the center’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients—Drs. John Myers, Ronald Tyler, Sr., and Paul Welch.

Whetsel creates organization to help pets of domestic violence victims

Whetsel creates organization to help pets of domestic violence victims

Jonna Whetsel of Oklahoma City is a second-year veterinary student at Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences. She recently established the Network for Pets of Domestic Violence Victims (NPDVV). NPDVV is designed to unite animal care resources with domestic violence shelters.