OVC surgeon cycles for a cause

July 25, 2014

About 10 years ago, clinical studies professor Tom Gibson took up road cycling – and loved it. One of his cycling buddies suggested he join in a fundraising event in 2005 called “Ride for Karen.” The route was 100 km, and the participants …

OVC professor receives CVMA Humane Award

July 17, 2014

Dr. Patricia Turner

An OVC pathologist renowned for her efforts to improve the health and welfare of laboratory has been awarded the 2014 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association’s (CVMA) Humane Award.

Dr. Patricia Turner, Pathobiology, was presented the award at the CVMA’s annual conference …

Canada needs to improve to reach gold in antibiotic stewardship

July 8, 2014

When it comes to managing the impacts of antimicrobial use in animals and the growing problem of antimicrobial resistance, Canada could learn from its Olympic athletes, says an Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) professor.

Dr. John Prescott sees parallels between the issues surrounding antimicrobial resistance and the take-home message from a …

OVC grad appointed Member of the Order of Canada

July 3, 2014

An OVC alumnus was appointed a Member of the Order of Canada this week.

Dr. Norman Willis OVC ’63 was honoured for his leadership in veterinary science and his contributions to the development of national research centres that study disease vectors between animals and humans. The former executive director of …