|OSU Veterinary Center hosts Research Day|
(April 1, 2011 Stillwater, OK) – The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences hosted the 15th Annual Phi Zeta Research Day on Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011. The aim of Phi Zeta is the constant advancement of the veterinary profession, through higher educational requirements and scholarship. The Society recognizes and promotes scholarship and research in matters pertaining to the welfare and diseases of animals.
At Phi Zeta Research Day, veterinary students, graduate students and residents and interns presented in these categories: basic science, applied or clinical research, and clinical case presentations.
Top honors in each category went to these recipients:
Approximately 70 people attended the banquet Thursday evening where the awards were presented and the following were initiated into the Nu Chapter of The Society of Phi Zeta, the honor society of veterinary medicine:
Special thanks to sponsors of the Phi Zeta Research Day and the Nu Chapter Awards Banquet—Pfizer Animal Health, Novartis Animal Health, Dual-Boarded, Inc., Purina Mills, Hill’s Pet Nutrition and the veterinary center’s Office of Research and Graduate Education.
The Oklahoma State University Center for Veterinary Health Sciences is one of 28 veterinary colleges in the United States and is fully accredited by the Council on Education of the American Veterinary Medical Association. The center's Boren Veterinary Medial Teaching Hospital is open to the public and provides routine and specialized care for small and large animals. It also offers 24 hour emergency care and is certified by the American Animal Hospital Association. For more information, visit www.cvhs.okstate.edu or call (405) 744-7000.