COLUMBUS, OHIO — MARCH 1, 2012 — Three local individuals were recognized by Ohio Veterinary Medical Association’s (OVMA) outgoing President Dr. Linda Lord for their contributions to veterinary medicine and the community during awards ceremonies at the annual Midwest Veterinary Conference (MVC), Feb. 23-26.
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COLUMBUS, OHIO — MARCH 1, 2012 — Fremont veterinarian Ryan Zimmerman was recently elected to the position of President of the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association (OVMA). At an awards ceremony at OVMA’s annual Midwest Veterinary Conference in late February, Dr. Zimmerman formally accepted the position from outgoing President Dr. Linda Lord of Columbus.
As a bonus to its Student Members, OVMA recently held a contest for a free hands-on lab registration to the 2012 Midwest Veterinary Conference. The following Student Members were drawn to attend these labs free of charge:
Whether you’re a seasoned MVC attendee or it’s your first time, the new Midwest Veterinary Conference mobile app is a handy tool that will help you navigate the fast lane at this year’s event!
The eighth annual “Wings, Tails & Scales: An Art Exhibition Celebrating Animals” is seeking entries for the annual all-media juried art exhibition to take place Feb. 23 to 26, 2012. The exhibition, held in conjunction with the Ohio Veterinary Medical Association’s annual Midwest Veterinary Conference, is a fundraising event benefiting the Ohio Animal Health Foundation.
The Certification Council for Professional Dog Trainers (CCPDT) has approved 21 CEUs for trainers and 21 CEUs for behavior consultants who attend the 2012 Midwest Veterinary Conference. For more details on CCPDT-approved continuing education credit that can be obtained at the 2012 MVC, please visit the organization’s website.
Shelter animal professionals can now download the 2012 Shelter Animal Medicine & Care program for the Midwest Veterinary Conference in February. The program contains information on the 2012 Shelter Animal Track, as well as suggested sessions that may be helpful for those working in the sheltering community.
This program also includes instructions and an application for this year’s Shelter Animal scholarship program, which awards a limited number of full Conference registrations, including a stipend for additional related expenses, to shelters in and out of Ohio.
New in 2012, the OVMA will also be awarding several partial scholarships for shelter veterinarians to attend a spay/neuter hands-on lab, to be held on Monday, Feb. 27.
More information on the 2012 Shelter Animal Medicine & Care program can be found on the MVC Web site at http://mvcinfo.org/shelter. Scholarship applications must be submitted by Jan. 16 for consideration.
The Midwest Veterinary Conference, in conjunction with the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV) is seeking poster abstracts to be exhibited during its annual conference in Columbus Feb. 23 to 26, 2012. All veterinarians, shelter medicine graduate students (present and former), and veterinary students interested in presenting current, relevant, and exciting information regarding shelter medicine are encouraged to participate.
The deadline for submission has been extended to Nov. 1, with final determinations made by Nov. 15.
The Midwest Veterinary Conference invites abstracts for posters to be exhibited during its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio, to be held Feb. 23 to 26, 2012. All veterinarians, shelter medicine graduate students (present and former), and veterinary students interested in presenting current, relevant, and exciting information regarding shelter medicine are encouraged to participate.
The initiative, approved by the OVMA Board of Directors at its June meeting, will set aside $5 from every Midwest Veterinary Conference registration for the next five years into a fund to support veterinary and technician student scholarships and programs.
The OVMA estimates that this program will raise $17,500 in revenue each year, for a total nearing $90,000 over the five-year period.