The Ohio State University Alumni Association

Buckeye Smart: The Power of a Pet
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Columbus, Ohio

Buckeye Smart: The Power of a Pet

Join us for the next Buckeye Smart Central Ohio Speaker Series event!

Through research, we now better understand the human-animal bond, which is the mutually beneficial and dynamic relationship between people and animals influenced by behaviors essential to the health and well-being of both. Animals (pets) are often times the most stable part of a family structure. The majority of people with pets consider them a member of the family. Emerging evidence shows interaction with a pet enhances the health and well-being of people, including physical, behavioral, emotional and psychological health. It is important everyone involved in human health care understand and embrace the power and importance of pets on health of people.

11:30 a.m.: Registration and lunch
Noon – 1 p.m.: Program

Longaberger Alumni House
2200 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, OH 43210
Directions / Parking


$10 per person, includes boxed lunch

About the Speaker

Dr. Rustin M. Moore, the Ruth Stanton Chair in Veterinary Medicine, officially became the 11th dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine on Sept. 1, 2015. A two-time graduate of the college, Dr. Moore has served Ohio State as chair of the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, executive director of the Veterinary Medical Center, associate dean for Clinical and Outreach Programs and associate executive dean.

He has taught at all levels of the undergraduate, professional and graduate curricula, both at Ohio State and at Louisiana State University, where he served on the LSU faculty from 1994 to 2006. He has served as an advisor, co-advisor or committee member for 21 doctoral or master’s students, as well as the clinical advisor for more than 25 interns and residents.

A native of Spencer, West Virginia, he earned a BS degree, summa cum laude, from West Virginia University and a DVM, summa cum laude, and PhD from The Ohio State University. In addition, he is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

About Buckeye Smart

Buckeye Smart: Central Ohio Speaker Series is a lunch-and-learn experience hosted by The Ohio State University Alumni Association. Let Ohio State's experts teach you about the university's latest research, newest innovations and best-kept secrets!

Be sure to save the date for our next Buckeye Smart presentations:

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017
Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017
Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017
Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017


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