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The new center will be a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to conducting animal studies primarily related to climate variability, production efficiency and sustainability in the areas of animal and human health; animal genetics, growth, nutrition and reproduction; and general animal well-being.
Cytauxzoonosis (aka bobcat fever) is an acute, often fatal tick-borne disease caused by the hematoprotozoan parasite Cytauxzoon felis. Cytauxzoonosis often strikes healthy, young adult cats who have access to or live outdoors.
The Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation and Course Hero have named an Oklahoma State University professor as one of eight emerging leaders in their field who are on a trajectory to help students grow into thought leaders and innovators of tomorrow. Jason Bruck, an animal behaviorist specializing in marine mammal communication and cognition, is a teaching assistant professor in the Department of Integrative Biology.
Diarrhea or scours is commonly seen in young dairy calves
Thanks to the generosity of David and Tracy Kyle of Tulsa, Oklahoma, OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently established the Tracy Kyle Chair in Small Animal Medicine.
A new dog flu is making its way across the country. The original canine influenza virus, identified since 2000, mutated from a horse strain and spread from infected dogs for about a week, meaning outbreaks were few and brief.
Twelve members of the class of 1969 returned to Stillwater in May to celebrate their 50th year reunion. Class representative, Dr. Michael Lorenz, talked about his career and his class.
Dr. Mark and Mrs. Kathy Bohannon established a scholarship and the Mark and Kathy Bohannon Endowed Chair in Public Health through two generous gifts including a $1 million estate gift. Dr. Bohannon sat down to talk about his career as a veterinarian in public health and what inspired them to donate.
Veterinary school isn’t easy — that’s a given. Imagine suffering a spinal cord injury as you’re on the path to your dream. The injury forces you to use a wheelchair, making veterinary school exponentially more difficult. That’s the situation Mary Beth Davis faced.
A corneal ulcer is one of the most common eye problems seen in pets. The cornea is like a windshield, protecting the eye. It is composed of multiple layers with an outer layer, the epithelium, preventing cloudiness and protecting the rest of the cornea from infection. An ulcer occurs when the corneal epithelium is damaged.
For only the fifth time in the history of OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences a senior student received both the Gentle Doctor and the Dean Clarence H. McElroy Awards.
Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently hosted the Transition Ceremony for the class of 2020.
Kelly Allen, MS, Ph.D., an assistant professor of veterinary parasitology at OSU’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences (OSU-CVHS) whose research focuses on vector-borne diseases, is working to learn more about Chagas disease in Oklahoma.
Debbie and Tim Sodowsky have been driving 2 hours one way to assist Dr. Leslie Wagner with her research project.
The Oklahoma State University Chapter of Phi Kappa Phi recently announced the 2019 inductees into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Thanks to its generous donors, Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently awarded $542,270 in scholarships to 158 different veterinary students.
Rachel Abraham of Stillwater is one of 14 undergraduate students across the Oklahoma State University campus recently named a 2019-2020 Niblack Research Scholar.
Medical researchers debate the precise mechanism, but the association between cold weather and intensified joint pain is well known to people with degenerative joint disease, or osteoarthritis (OA). And those suffering are many. According to a long-running study conducted by researchers at the University of North Carolina, nearly 50 percent of people aged 45 years or older experience OA-related knee pain, and for people living to the age of 85, one out of four will develop symptomatic OA in one or both hip joints.
Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences recently recognized faculty members for their excellence in research and teaching.
The Oklahoma State Ranch Tour, slated June 5-6, will showcase some of the most progressive ranches in Northwest Oklahoma.
On April 9, 2019, Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences had the pleasure of hosting a very special young man, Matthew Harrison age 16 from Lewisville, Texas. Accompanied by his mother, Teresa Wood, Matthew spent the day learning about veterinary medicine and participating in some hands-on activities.
. Annually, the Nu Chapter of The Society of Phi Zeta hosts Phi Zeta Research Day to recognize veterinary students, interns, residents, graduate students, and post-doctoral associates for their outstanding work.
The Society of Phi Zeta is the national honor society of veterinary medicine.
Oklahoma State University’s Véronique A. Lacombe, DVM, has been elected as a full member of the Board of the International Society for Heart and Vascular Metabolism. Her three-year term begins in June with the society’s 17th annual international meeting. The society is at the vanguard of biomedical research in metabolic homeostasis, an expanding field across many areas, including the cardiovascular arena.