Holt Tripp of Shelbyville, Ky., comes from a long line of Oklahoma State University (OSU) alumni and yet, at the same time, he is making history. While Holt’s father Phil Tripp, Uncle Mike Tripp, Aunt Eva and Uncle Pat Edmonds all earned their DVM degrees from OSU, on May 8, 2015, Holt will be the first dual degree graduate in the college’s history to earn both his DVM and MBA degrees on the same day.
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences congratulates Robert W. Fulton, DVM, PhD, on receiving the 2015 Academy of Veterinary Consultants Outstanding Service Award for his contributions to the Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC) and to the beef industry. Sponsored by the AVC and Merck Animal Health, the award was presented to Fulton at the Spring AVC meeting held recently in Norman, Oklahoma. In addition to the honor, Merck Animal Health will make a $2,000 contribution to the AVC Foundation in Dr. Fulton’s name for student scholarships to be awarded by the AVC.
A career in veterinary medicine requires commitment, persistence and stamina. There are pre-requisites that must be met and then once accepted into the DVM program, four more years of college. And for one senior veterinary student, that road was much, much longer.
Leland Liston, 49, of Claremore, Okla., is one of 88 students who will earn a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine degree from Oklahoma State University’s Center for Veterinary Health Sciences on May 8, 2015.
Dr. Danielle Dugat, assistant professor of small animal surgery at Oklahoma State University’s Veterinary Medical Hospital, was chosen as a “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire” by NerdScholar, a branch of NerdWallet.
Oklahoma City – Everyone in life has made a mistake, some with larger consequences than others. What better way to learn to be responsible again than with the soft bark of excitement or happy tail wag? With Friends For Folks, Oklahoma prisoners work with rejected, shelter dogs to create canine companions and in the process rescue themselves as they find redemption and take a second chance.
Dr. Brad Hildabrand (OSU 79) recently volunteered with White Buffalo Inc. to help sterilize white tailed deer in East Hampton, NY. Female white-tailed deer were captured using remote immobilization (darting) techniques. Deer were then transported to a temporary veterinary surgical sterilization site, where bilateral ovariectomies were performed using a ventral mid-line approach under general anesthesia.
(Stillwater, Okla., July 31, 2014) – Dr. Letrisa Miller (OSU CVM class of 1998) has been chosen as one of only 20 finalists for America’s Favorite Veterinarian. Selected by an American Veterinary Medical Foundation review panel from more than 700 nominations, she is the only graduate from Oklahoma State University.