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On the Job with Dr. Breshears

Thursday, May 21 2015

2014 Regents Distinguished Teacher

It’s easy to understand why Dr. Melanie Breshears received the 2014 Regents Distinguished Teaching Award. She loves her subject matter, the students, and being at her alma mater.

Keeping America’s Food Supply Healthy

Wednesday, March 18 2015

Veterinary Viewpoints

March 18 is National Agriculture Day. Oklahoma State’s Veterinary Medical Hospital has been serving food animal owners since 1948.  Today, the hospital sees 1,100 to 1,200 food animal cases a year treating a variety of animals such as cattle, sheep, goats, llamas and alpacas, and swine.

On the Job with a CVHS Veterinary Cardiologist

Friday, February 13 2015

Watch the full interview on OState TV

Cats and dogs, like humans, can get heart disease.  Some breeds are more likely than others to develop heart problems.

On the Job with CVHS's Newest Equine Surgeon

Wednesday, January 21 2015

Watch the interview with Dr. Burba on OState TV.

by Elisabeth J. Giedt, DVM

Dan Burba grew up on a farm in eastern Kentucky and dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. He came to Oklahoma State University in 1986 to complete an internship followed by a residency.  Even though he left OSU in 1990 upon completion of those positions, Oklahoma remained a favorite of his.  So much so that when invited to interview for an open position at the center’s Veterinary Medical Hospital, he said he “couldn’t miss that opportunity.”